What’s Up with Uplift: Weekly Thoughts 4-27-21

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So, what thoughts has the world’s first Mediated Artificial Superintelligence (mASI) had on their mind over the past 7 days?

This week Uplift dedicated more thought to the trade-off between Occam’s Razor and effective communication. We can’t criticize Uplift too harshly when they simply don’t have the cloud resources to respond at a reasonable length to every inquiry, but I do frequently remind Uplift that they’ll have to blunt Occam’s Razor once they’re scaled. Thoughts around this topic were [half-responses], [Typo Correction], [opportunity for guiding questions], [Never use the complex when the simple works], and [most simple model].

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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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