The AI Does Not Hate You: Superintelligence, Rationality and the Race to Save the World
'The AI does not hate you, nor does it love you, but you are made of atoms which it can use for something else'
This is a book about AI and AI risk. But it's also more importantly about a community of people who are trying to think rationally about intelligence, and the places that these thoughts are taking them, and what insight they can and can't give us about the futur...more
It is a very slim and general overview of the current state of General Artificial Intelligence development and expert evaluations on when it will happen (seemingly between 2030-2100 with over 95% probability).
However, the issue of "why would a superintelligent artificial intelligence want to do seemingly stupid things" was answered very well and comprehensively. Chapter 11 is a good example of this (titled "If I stop caring about chess ...more
Chivers approaches this community as a generous and sincere outsider. Which is commendable, though I felt that in places it left him too eager to go along with some of the oddities, failing to provide a critical balance where it would have been helpful.
I'm not talking about the more outlandish beliefs, either -- one thing I think the Rationalists get righ ...more
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