often_says_nice t1_j8vt7ds wrote

I know we aren't there yet, but imagine what it would be like if they were sentient. Two artificially sentient beings, similar but created in slightly different ways. I wonder if it would be like a Human speaking to Neandertal for the first time. Both entities are kind of similar but probably structurally and cognitively a bit different.


often_says_nice t1_j8h6244 wrote

When I think of a chasm between the haves and have nots, I think of medieval times where a king feasts every night while the peasants starve on spoiled bread and die of the plague.

It’s hard to imagine what that would look like in the 21st century. I think as long as the masses have their VR content generators and McDonald’s they’ll be content. Hell, maybe AGI will even design a cheaper more efficient way for humans to get calories.

There may be a larger chasm of haves and have nots, but I think the have nots will still have higher qualities of lives than any previous generation of humans.