047. Artificial intelligence

A discussion on what we know machines know.

Questions to ponder

  1. What makes something “artificial”?
  2. By what mean(s) can a non-artificial intelligence determine an “artificial intelligence”?
  3. A black box is presented to you. You are told it has exceedingly intelligent insides, which you cannot see. The box says you have a 48% chance of catastrophe. How do you respond?

Readings to consider