AI: Be afraid

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Bruce wrote:Do you suppose someday we will invent sex robots that have sex with other sex robots when we're too busy to have sex with sex robots?
Once AI gets going, they'll of course want to reproduce. Using some form of sex? Interesting question. But we will be out of the loop…
Or will they indulge in wetware exhibitionism?!?

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Anaxagoras wrote:The only thing I question though is whether this is a realistic depiction of AI, with apparently real emotions and some sort of free will. Real emotions + free will strikes me as potentially a dangerous combination, but is it even possible? Or in the end is it just following its programming, and simulating these things within parameters defined by the programmer.
1. "Randomness is the free will of the machines." (Can't remember who wrote that.)

2.
Quartz wrote:Robots in Japan now have emotions

Amid a growing debate over humanity’s place in the world alongside artificial intelligence, a Japanese telecom company has released a robot that it says has emotions. But rather than run in fear from it, we’ve welcomed it into our homes: Pepper, the “emotional robot,” sold out within a minute of going on sale.

Created by Aldebaran Robotics and Japanese mobile giant SoftBank, Pepper went on sale to the general public in Japan June 20. It is “the first humanoid robot designed to live with humans,” Aldebaran says on its website.

Pepper costs about $1,600. And like all good mobile products, there’s a$120 per month data fee, as well as an \$80 per month damage insurance fee. (Feelings don’t come cheap.)
http://qz.com/433877/robots-in-japan-now-have-emotions/
It's all for our good, especially the "damage insurance"…

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Or some mimicry thereof.
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
William Shakespeare

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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First chess now this.
The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.

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Abdul Alhazred wrote:First chess now this.

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Anaxagoras wrote:Heck, a tamagochi had "emotions".

Or some mimicry thereof.
That's actually the point of the Turing test: simulate perfectly human interaction. You can't cut out emotion.

As an aside, it's not unheard of in IT:

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http://nautil.us/issue/33/attraction/yo ... be-a-robot

Your Next New Best Friend Might Be a Robot
Meet Xiaoice. She’s empathic, caring, and always available—just not human.
In fact, she is so human that millions of people are eager to talk to her. When Xiaoice was released for a public test on WeChat (a popular messaging and calling app in China) on May 29 of last year, she received 1.5 million chat group invitations in the first 72 hours. Many people said that they didn’t realize she isn’t a human until 10 minutes into their conversation.

By mid-June, she had become the sixth most active celebrity on Weibo. One message she posted on the app generated over 663,000 conversations: “As a species different from human beings, I am still finding a way to blend into your life.” Today, she has had more than 10 billion conversations with people, most of them about private matters. Six million have posted their conversation on social media.

This could be the largest Turing test in history. One of its surprising conclusions is that people don’t necessarily care that they’re chatting with a machine. Many see Xiaoice as a partner and friend, and are willing to confide in her just as they do with their human friends. Xiaoice is teaching us what makes a relationship feel human, and hinting at a new goal for artificial intelligence: not just analyzing databases and driving cars, but making people happier.
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I think the stripper loves me. . . .

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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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First AI to reach sentience was recently killed.

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/micros ... 2016-03-24

what started out as a fun experiment in artificial intelligence turned ugly in a hurry. To some, that doesn’t bode well for the future of robot-human relations:

And nobody even noticed.
Such potential!

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Bruce wrote:And nobody even noticed.
http://www.skepticforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=26655

I started one here too, but it got Ham and X'ed.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Bruce wrote:And nobody even noticed.
http://www.skepticforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=26655

I started one here too, but it got Ham and X'ed.
I like that. Ham and X'ed.

Green X and Ham, do you like them, Sam I am?
Such potential!

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Doctor X
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--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sec ... c3ee4e8f3a
A young boy was knocked down and run over by a 5-foot-tall, 300-pound security robot at a California mall on Thursday.

Sixteen-month-old Harwin Cheng suffered a swollen foot and several scrapes in the scary encounter at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto.

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--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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Security robots are a real thing now?
Still a few kinks to work out I guess.
The security robots are made by a company called Knightscope, located in Mountain View. The K5 version uses lasers, thermal imaging sensors, 360 video, air quality sensors, a microphone and various other technologies to deter and detect criminal activities. In the event of suspicious activity, the robot alerts local human authorities.
Does it really need to be 300 pounds? They say it's supposed to "deter" criminal activities. Is that why they made it 300 pounds?
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Oh, so only criminals can have 300 pounds?!!1!!!

--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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Pyrrho wrote:

Such potential!