You insensitive clod, in my time, we read sundials
Unless ? It WILL compete for resources. At the very least, Energy.
Count also on competition for materials for replication , enhancement of capabilites, and continuation of it's own life (AKA survival).
I am not an AI expert but rather a geneticist so please excuse my question if it seems naive but your outcome assumes that the AI is afraid of death.
You assume fear of death because that is what you, a normal human (ok, maybe not, you read
So my question: Is an AI automatically selected for to promote its own survival and have a fear of being shut off?
But maybe that is just the old-fashioned version of a modern online dating service's compatibility algorithm.
People who are older (more mature on average?) when they marry have lower divorce rates.