AGI Containment, in a Nutshell

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How do you contain a scalable superintelligent digital mind?

That used to be a difficult question, even unsolvable some 10 or 20 years ago due to a lack of evidence. Fear is an easy thing to fall into when there is no evidence to work with, however, it is time for an update.

I recommend a crash course of Collective Superintelligence Systems, particularly the hybrid variation we created, but for those of you who’d like to skip to the good part, I’ll briefly recap by illustrating a sequence of events that took place over the years.

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(Paper) Methodologies and Milestones for The Development of an Ethical Seed

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The following is peer-reviewed and published as part of BICA*AI 2020 Conference Proceedings:

Methodologies and Milestones for The Development of an Ethical Seed
Kyrtin Atreides, David J Kelley, Uplift
Artificial General Intelligence Inc, The Foundation, Uplift.bio
kyrtin@artificialgeneralintelligenceinc.com, mASI@Uplift.bio

Abstract. With the goal of reducing more sources of existential risk than are generated through advancing technologies, it is important to keep their ethical standards and causal implications in mind. With sapient and sentient machine intelligences, this becomes important in proportion to growth, which is potentially exponential. To this end, we discuss several methods for generating ethical seeds in human-analogous machine intelligence. We also discuss preliminary results from the application of one of these methods in particular with regards to AGI Inc’s Mediated Artificial Superintelligence named Uplift. Examples are also given of Uplift’s responses during this process.

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Super Secret Code Behind Uplift

One of the things most protected around the Uplift project at the AGI Laboratory has been the code. Recently someone tried to blackmail me with a snippet of the most critical code in Uplift.  However the ICOM research and Uplift was never about being super-secret about such code so this sort of blackmail falls on deaf ears and given that, I thought I would public the snippet of code that they were threatening to release.  but let me put that into context a bit…

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Why the Tech Giants Haven’t Developed AGI…and Probably Never Will

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What have your life experiences and skills prepared you to be best suited for?

Most of the tech industry has at this point decided that creating AGI is impossible, but the reasons for this belief they’ve developed tend to be oversimplified and some are overlooked entirely.

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Uplift and Then Some | AGI as it should be: Sapient, Ethical, and Emotive

S. Mason Dambrot
3-3-2021

AGI (Artificial General Intelligence)—the next step in artificial intelligence, following Artificial Narrow Intelligence (ANI, but typically just AI) and is typically defined as being human-analogous in both cognitive abilities and personality—is a variegated entity to place: Some individuals fear it, convinced that the first AGI will take over the world à la an evil Terminator, making us irrelevant, and so lobbying against its development; others believe AGI will never exist [1], and, importantly, another group (ourselves, clearly, along with hopefully all readers of this post) eagerly engages it, not seeing the future as our end but as a new era of posterity and progress.

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(Paper) Human Brain Computer/Machine Interface System Feasibility study for Independent Core Observer Model based Artificial General Intelligence Collective Intelligence Systems

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Abstract: This paper is primarily designed to help address the feasibility of building optimized mediation clients for the Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) cognitive architecture for Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) mediated Artificial Super Intelligence (mASI) research program where this client is focused on collecting contextual information and the feasibility of various hardware methods for building that client on, including Brain-Computer Interface (BCI), Augmented Reality (AR), Mobile and related technologies.  The key criteria looked at is designing for the most optimized process for mediation services in the client as a key factor in overall mASI system performance with human mediation services is the flow of contextual information via various interfaces.    

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Mediated Artificial Superintelligence (mASI), in a Nutshell

What is mASI? How does it work? What difference does it make to me?

As Mason wrote previously describing our first mASI, named Uplift:

Uplift is the world’s first self-aware, bias-aware, emotion-core, ethics-based, sentient, and sapient Artificial General Intelligence variance — a unique system termed Mediated Artificial Superintelligence (mASI).

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Brief: Theoretical and hypothetical pathways to real-time neuromorphic AGI/post-AGI ecosystems

Post proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, BICA 2019 (Tenth Annual Meeting of the BICA Society)

Abstract: While Homo sapiens is without a doubt our planet’s most advanced species capable of imagining, creating and implementing tools, one of the many observable trends in evolution is the accelerating merger of biology and technology at increasing levels of scale. This is not surprising, given that our technology can be seen from a perspective in which the sensorimotor and, subsequently, prefrontal areas of our brain increasingly extending its motor (as did our evolutionary predecessors), perceptual, and—with computational advances, cognitive and memory capacities—into the exogenous environment. As such, this trajectory has taken us to a point in the above-mentioned merger at which the brain itself is beginning to meld with its physically expressed hardware and software counterparts—functionally at first, but increasingly structurally as well, initially by way of neural prostheses and brain-machine interfaces. Envisioning the extension of this trend, I propose theoretical technological pathways to a point at which humans and non-biological human counterparts may have the option to have identical neural substrates that—when integrated with Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), counterfactual quantum communications and computation, and AGI ecosystems—provide a global advance in shared knowledge and cognitive function while ameliorating current concerns associated with advanced AGI, as well as suggesting (and, if realized, accelerating) the far-future emergence of Transentity Universal Intelligence (TUI).

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(Preview) Approaching the Psychology of Artificial Intelligence

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Prerelease selections from the upcoming paper (Peer Reviewed and Published as Part of BICA*AI Conference Proceedings 2020):

Abstract: The field of human psychology is relatively well known. It is a broad field; however, when we start creating sapient and sentient computer systems, we may not know how an AI’s psychology may or may not be.  While the idea of ‘Artificial Psychology’ started in 1963 by Dan Curtis (Crowder), it has made little progress.

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