Eco-computer: Impact of Global Intelligence

Author: Geoffrey Leslie Simons
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by PaulHoule   2017-08-19
The lesson of history is that people don't learn from history.

In the 1960s there was talk of the "intelligence explosion", double-exponential growth, and all the rest of it. And that was when people didn't have the least idea of how long Silicon had to run.

Winter will always be a few months away as long as you have people learning "machine learning" because Marc Cuban told them to.

This book from the 1980s

https://www.amazon.com/Eco-computer-Intelligence-Geoff-L-Sim...

makes a strong case that the 1960's "Forbin Project" scenario of a single malevolent won't happen and instead we will have multiple competing centers that will shirk their duties long before they start fighting each other and us.