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Old 08-02-2018, 09:54 PM   #5
Flyndaran
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Default Re: Keeping humans relevant in the shadow of TL10 AI.

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Originally Posted by rkbrown419 View Post
Truly volitional AI aren't inevitable they're just what some people think might happen with enough processing power. If you assume all AI have the Automaton meta-trait they go from being super smart beings that overshadow the humans to extremely effective tools of the humans.
They are inevitable, because they aren't impossible and some people want them. When and how they will come about is not something that can be predicted.

Using THS terms, you don't need to only use NAI, or not at all sapient programs or fully human SAI or sapient programs. There's a huge range in between.

As long as you keep setting humans competitive with setting A.I. or at least far more populous things could be stable at least for a while.
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