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“AI for Good” as AI Power and Nothing Else

“AI for Good” as AI Power and Nothing Else

Once the grand vision of artificial general intelligence (or the general importance of AI Power in the years ahead) is seen or, there are only two main responses from extremely ambitious persons: . Response 1: Build Power Quietly  "I will pursue technological...

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Dating and Love

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Dating and Love

The future of AI in dating isn't about finding better "matches" on online apps. The impact of AI and emerging tech on dating will ultimately lead to a transhuman condition where "love" as we know it is hardly pursued at all. Dating (more broadly: Sex, companionship,...

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Does the Environment Matter After the Singularity?

Does the Environment Matter After the Singularity?

The environment matters only insomuch as it is required to support sentient life. Granite, molten lava, clouds, and puddles all seem unlikely to be aware of themselves. If a granite planet the size of a billion earths was destroyed tomorrow in some far away and...

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The Transhuman Transition – What it is and Why it Matters

The Transhuman Transition – What it is and Why it Matters

Definition: The 'transhuman transition' describes the means and phases of change from the current state of homo sapiens (the human condition as we know it in 2019), to drastically altered state of expanded physical and mental capabilities. This likely leads to an...

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