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Comment: Here is why we don't need your protection jerks (Score 1) 392

The 2nd amendment is inviolate in the face of over 30,000 gun deaths a year.
Proposal: let’s make the 4th amendment inviolate until terrorists kill over 30,000 Americans a year.
Since this will NEVER happen, we have absolutely no need for these treasonous (as they kill the 4th amendment) fools to ‘protect’ us by spying.
Re-employ then as septic tank cleaners, street sweepers, any number of jobs more valuable than spying.

Comment: I no longer think this is an issue (Score 5, Insightful) 258

by fredrated (#48796107) Attached to: AI Experts Sign Open Letter Pledging To Protect Mankind From Machines

The reason is, AI will have no 'motivation'. People are motivated by emotions, feelings, urges, all of which have their origin (as far as I know) in our endocrine system, not from logic. Logic does not motivate.
In other words, even if an AI system concludes that humans are likely to 'kill' it, it will have no response because it has no sense of self-preservation, which is an emotion. Without a sense of self preservation it won't 'feel' a need to defend itself.

Comment: The problem: no motivation (Score 1) 391

People are motivated by feelings and urges. Without these the AI will do nothing it wasn't directly programmed for.
For example, even if it concludes people are a threat to it's existence it will do nothing, because it does not have the urge to self-preservation.

After any salary raise, you will have less money at the end of the month than you did before.