Who wants to live for ever : Implications of Immortality – Panel recorded at Aussiecon4

On 13 October, 2010, in Info, by Adam A. Ford

This panel was recorded at Aussiecon4 (World SciFi Convention) in Melbourne 2010. Immortality is a common element in science fiction and fantasy, but what would it actually be like? What would you need to do and think about if you were immortal? How would society need to change if we were all immortal? In a [...]

The slides for Kevin Korb’s presentation on The Ethics of AI is now up

On 13 October, 2010, in Info, by Adam A. Ford

It has lots of nice diagrams, and mathematical formulas. It covers various topics, inc: *what would an ai be *turing tests *Strong AI *Ethics of AI *Weizenbaum’s anti-ai argument *Ai smarter than us is out of our control, not sharing our motives, constraints and ethics , therefore when humans and AI have a conflict of [...]