Mitigating the Potential Dangers of Artificial Intelligence

The bots are coming! Artificial intelligence’s abilities are growing. What are the potential dangers? This is the hub for discussing this coming future.

It is unclear exactly how capable AI is going to become. Will they be narrow intelligences or general intelligences? Will the AI remain tools OR become agents in their own right. Re...

MidFlip: Iterating in public

We want to make a social media good for individuals and society! We want to make BIG groups smarter. Help us by telling us what we can improve on!

Introducing Midflip’s newest version: Liquid.

Liquid is our biggest update yet. We now have liquid democracy! Choose who you wish to represent you in the topics you care about.

Liquid chan...

AI & Over Optimization

Artificial Intelligence is based on optimization. A measurable goal is set, and the system updates to better achieve that goal.

But what if the system over-optimizes? Like the famous hypothetical story of the paperclip maximizer. A system that is told to make paperclips by a paperclip company. The system does so to the absurd extreme...

GTP-4o

Here we go again.

Learning about Learning

Here we are creating a mental model of how learning occurs. It is a get-in, get-out, don’t-f-about type of model. We skip the low-down explanations of neurons and move straight to representations. How do representations form? how do they interconnect? And how do they contribute to learning?

Relationships between representations.

Int...

How to make social media smarter

Some of the best explanations and deep dives I have ever found were on social media platforms. Do not ask me to link to them. They are gone. Lost in the flood.

They were generally a comment to some question. You would not find them at the top. No, that spot is reserved for viral cheekiness. Instead you would find them some way down. ...

A story about creativity and feedback

Improving in a creative direction is hard. Really hard. That’s why most people simply copy what has been done before. But now everyone and their AI can do that.

So, we turn to the difficult road… but perhaps the more meaningful one.

Creating something new

Let’s say you are drawing a picture. Or writing an article. Or designing a p...

More to explore:

Taking on the Camino for Ovarian Cancer

Shortcuts

  • Follow Ingrid’ Clancys progress step by step, on her picture blog at http://bit.ly/IngridClancy2024 (please “Follow” and “Comment” there to give her ...

Mitigating the Potential Dangers of Artificial Intelligence

The bots are coming! Artificial intelligence’s abilities are growing. What are the potential dangers? This is the hub for discussing this coming future.

It is ...

Implementing Asimov’s Laws of Robotics (The first law) - How alignment could work.

The Three Laws of Robotics

In 1942 Isaac Asimov started a series of short stories about robots. In those stories, his robots were programed to obey the three la...

People to Follow!

Josh

Luke

At_moon_what_now

Dinos_will_rise_again

Midflip

terryclancy

AlexFist

Midflip aims to make BIG groups smarter. Read the theory.