History suggests that superintelligent AI has a better probability of finding ways to accomplish its goals with less violence.
July 10th is a note-worthy day. It is far too often that great men pass on never to be remembered again, and very few people in the history of mankind have had the good fortune of leaving both an indelible mark on world society, as well as ensuring that the changes they’ve made are forever associated with their names. Nikola Tesla is one such man, and even though the whole scope of his contributions still may not be apparent, there are certainly many good reasons to remember him.
You forgot you had to work this morning. You’re too hungover to even pretend to care about the early meeting, and glasses don’t seem to have helped your trainer. He’s just reading his PowerPoint slides like he always has. At least now you know he’ll actually see the exasperated look you’re giving him.
Selfishness used to be a virtue. It was a way to advance ourselves in capitalist society. We were supposed to put ourselves before other people and this was supposed to be the gateway to success. Yet this was not the way of the future and many of us were in for quite a surprise.