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22 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 19 December 2008 12:51AM

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Comment author: Vladimir_Golovin 19 December 2008 08:20:40AM 0 points [-]

D. Alex:this is a bit out of left field, but: Is a setting like World of Warcraft a good medium for development of AI? Clear goals, clear measures of progress, sufficient complexity to provide an indication of when important insights are achieved, and a safe environment (in the sense that the path to paperclip AI seems unlikely)...?

Ben Goertzel proposes a exactly that (but for different reasons): http://www.kurzweilai.net/meme/frame.html?main=/articles/art0710.html