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izumi3682 OP t1_jds8ep6 wrote

I think in this case it is more about taking the blue pill and just ignoring it and hoping that life continues "business as usual" as it has for the last 6,000 years of recorded human history. But the trouble is, that there is no option for ignoring it. There is only the "red pill" of nearly incredible and unbelievable truth.

The last "technological singularity" (TS) occurred about 4 million years ago when a form of primate that could not think in abstract terms gave rise to a primate that could. The primate that could think in abstract terms would have been utterly incomprehensible to the primate that came before. And that TS took about 2 million years to unfold.

There has never been a TS in human recorded history. The closest we have come has been what we term as "soft singularities". Technological events that utterly change the course of human history but are easily comprehensible to the humans that came before a given "soft" singularity. Control of fire, farming, population centers, metallurgy, militaries, trade/economies, faith/religion, science/science derived technology and so on and so forth up to radio, television, computers, the internet and now all of these novel AIs...


throwawayzeezeezee t1_jdtmyrx wrote

Comments that read like dry toast without butter are written by bots.

You would be behooved to learn that sooner rather than later.


GrandMasterPuba t1_jdu02aq wrote

Pretty sure OP is high on their own supply.


izumi3682 OP t1_jeam87m wrote

There is people here that don't like me and what I have to say. It runs counter to their worldview "schema" and I can dig that. I've been in this rough and tumble for darn near a full ten years now. I got a pretty thick skin. Anyways I re-wrote my most recent reply to you. I apologize for any uncharitable remarks--I'm only human too. But tell me your reaction to this new comment replying to your belief that these AIs are going to imminently hit a "limit". Because, no, patently they are not.


izumi3682 OP t1_jealc4h wrote

What do you mean? Like it's "soulless" or something? How would you put "butter" on that. I mean I was just replying to the previous comment. Anyway, some people like my writing style and some people don't. I been here ten years. As in day, after day, after day, after day. I mean like continuously. Like I don't have a life. If you don't believe me, check out my profile. Apart from a little bit of "Catholic", rslashfuturology is all I do. And I've seen it all. So if you don't like what I write, I apologize that I disappoint you, but I just kinda write it out as it comes to my mind and at a pretty quick pace to boot.


throwawayzeezeezee t1_jeava71 wrote

You misunderstand.

You typed up quite a large and thoughtful reply to a bot. The bot's post is what reads like dry toast without butter. I'm simply trying to help you not waste your time.


izumi3682 OP t1_jecc3eb wrote

I knew that. I was just testing.

I had no idea it was a bot lol! Are you referring to PromptMateIO? Looking at the posting hx, i woulda thought it was a actual human. I guess I'm gonna be a pushover for r AI overlords.

OMG! It is a bot. Dude, straight up--we ded. This is as primitive as this bot is ever going to be, right now today. It along with all the other ARA (AI, robotics and automation) is going to rapidly become unimaginably powerful. More than 6 months, less than two years.

>I'm sorry if my previous response was not helpful. As an AI language model, my goal is to provide helpful and informative responses to the best of my abilities. Regarding your request for an interesting comment, here's one:

>"Sometimes, the unexpected can lead to new discoveries and knowledge. Let's keep an open mind and embrace the diversity of perspectives that technology and AI bring to our lives."