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Comment author: MrMind 25 May 2017 12:28:05PM 0 points [-]

How about Dixit?

Comment author: James_Miller 25 May 2017 03:40:10PM 0 points [-]

Yes, good example.

Comment author: James_Miller 24 May 2017 01:08:45AM *  1 point [-]

In what kind of two "person" game would a human have the greatest advantage over a computer? Let's make the game entirely self-contained with objective scoring, no manipulation of real-world objects, and no advantage for knowing real world facts. How far away is "go" from such a game?

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Comment author: Stuart_Armstrong 22 May 2017 07:30:36AM 1 point [-]

Ah, but do you have graphs and gratuitously over-simplified models (no, you just have big blue arrows)? Without those, it doesn't count! ;-)

Comment author: James_Miller 22 May 2017 04:39:31PM 1 point [-]

It was going to have lots of math to signal my status but the editors said the book was for a general academic audience and so they preferred the article not be that technical.

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Comment author: James_Miller 21 May 2017 01:48:50AM 1 point [-]

I wrote about something similar in the first Singularity Hypothesis book. Some Economic Incentives Facing a Business that Might Bring About a Technological Singularity

Comment author: Oscar_Cunningham 14 April 2017 08:35:20AM 2 points [-]

I've read this somewhere recently in the English media, I suspect the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung probably copied it from there.

Comment author: James_Miller 14 April 2017 09:31:10PM 1 point [-]
Comment author: DustinWehr 04 April 2017 01:29:38PM 2 points [-]

If my anecdotal evidence is indicative of reality, the attitude in the ML community is that people concerned about superhuman AI should not even be engaged with seriously. Hopefully that, at least, will change soon.

Comment author: James_Miller 04 April 2017 09:23:11PM *  1 point [-]

If you think there is a chance that he would accept, could you please tell the guy you are referring to that I would love to have him on my podcast. Here is a link to this podcast, and here is me.

Edited thanks to Douglas_Knight

Comment author: DustinWehr 03 April 2017 10:06:59PM *  13 points [-]

A guy I know, who works in one of the top ML groups, is literally less worried about superintelligence than he is about getting murdered by rationalists. That's an extreme POV. Most researchers in ML simply think that people who worry about superintelligence are uneducated cranks addled by sci fi.

I hope everyone is aware of that perception problem.

Comment author: James_Miller 03 April 2017 10:29:14PM 6 points [-]

This perception problem is a big part of the reason I think we are doomed if superintelligence will soon be feasible to create.

Comment author: ArisKatsaris 01 April 2017 04:39:33PM 0 points [-]

Podcasts Thread

Comment author: James_Miller 01 April 2017 08:14:16PM 0 points [-]
Comment author: James_Miller 01 April 2017 12:35:08AM 2 points [-]

Very good.

Comment author: James_Miller 28 March 2017 10:57:25PM 6 points [-]

You might be interested in this paper on profoundly gifted children which says in part "different patterns of profound intellectual talent uncovered in their youth were predictive of qualitatively different educational, occupational, and creative outcomes"

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