If you once tell a lie, the truth is ever after your enemy.
By far the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it.
But it is cute. It’s such a boy thing to do.Drop dead.Aw, you say the most romantic things.
Your strength as a rationalist is your ability to be more confused by fiction than by reality. If you are equally good at explaining any outcome, you have zero knowledge.
Since the beginningnot one unusual thinghas ever happened.
People form close friendships by knowing private things about each other, and the reason most people don’t make close friends is because they’re too embarrassed to share anything really important about themselves.
The AI does not hate you, nor does it love you, but you are made out of atoms which it can use for something else.
What people really believe doesn’t feel like a BELIEF, it feels like the way the world IS.
For an instant Harry imagined… Just for an instant, before his imagination blew a fuse and called an emergency shut down and told him never to imagine that again.
A friend isn’t someone you use once and then throw away, a friend is someone you use over and over again.
He wanted to write someone and demand a refund on his dark side which clearly ought to have irresistible magical power but had turned out to be defective.
To worship a sacred mystery was just to worship your own ignorance.
Every mystery ever solved had been a puzzle from the dawn of the human species right up until someone solved it.
I don’t want to rule the universe. I just think it could be more sensibly organised.
Many have stood their ground and faced the darkness when it comes for them. Fewer come for the darkness and force it to face them.
Be careful… any time you find yourself defining the “winner” as someone other than the agent who is currently smiling from on top of a giant heap of utility.
Be careful… any time you find yourself defining the “winner” as someone other than the agent who is currently smiling from on top of a giant heap of utility
Okay, so either (a) I just teleported somewhere else entirely (b) they can fold space like no one’s business or (c) they are simply ignoring all the rules.
World domination is such an ugly phrase. I prefer to call it world optimisation.
Logic stays true, wherever you may go,So logic never tells you where you live.
I’m lazy! I hate work! Hate hard work in all its forms! Clever shortcuts, that’s all I’m about!
When you are older, you will learn that the first and foremost thing which any ordinary person does is nothing.
Boys,” said Hermione Granger, “should not be allowed to love girls without asking them first! This is true in a number of ways and especially when it comes to gluing people to the ceiling!
Why does any kind of cynicism appeal to people? Because it seems like a mark of maturity, of sophistication, like you’ve seen everything and know better. Or because putting something down feels like pushing yourself up.
By far, the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it.
Intelligence is the source of technology. If we can use technology to improve intelligence, that closes the loop and potentially creates a positive feedback cycle.
When you think of intelligence, don’t think of a college professor; think of human beings as opposed to chimpanzees. If you don’t have human intelligence, you’re not even in the game.
We tend to see individual differences instead of human universals. Thus, when someone says the word ‘intelligence,’ we think of Einstein instead of humans.
I am a full-time Research Fellow at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, a small 501(c)(3) public charity supported primarily by individual donations.
I keep trying to explain to people that the archetype of intelligence is not Dustin Hoffman in ‘The Rain Man;’ it is a human being, period. It is squishy things that explode in a vacuum, leaving footprints on their moon.