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# Deus-ex-Machine computer gonna save the world?

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posted on Sep, 12 2016 @ 02:42 PM
If a human being can arbitrarily choose which rules to follow and deprogram itself it's not a stretch to assume an AI that's surpassed our intelligence will be able to do the same..probably with much less difficulty.

posted on Sep, 12 2016 @ 03:14 PM

originally posted by: galien8
Quantum randomness by Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle is the only source intrinsically random, like Beta decay of radioactive elements, that is called true randomness, true entropy source, all the other sources are pseudo random, which actually is a term used for pseudo random number generators:

So, basically, no. If you can't tell the difference between pseudo and real from a subjective perspective (what else matters, when you get down to brass tacks?), then there is no practical difference. You wouldn't be able to tell, and neither would a machine, probably. Anyway, mathematics is just another symbolic -- and very poor -- representation of actual reality. Even with a pseudo random incident generator upon which it bases its choices, it would still be able to function in reality as if it had imagination and free will. Just like we do.

posted on Sep, 12 2016 @ 04:10 PM

originally posted by: Blue Shift

So, basically, no. If you can't tell the difference between pseudo and real from a subjective perspective (what else matters, when you get down to brass tacks?), then there is no practical difference. You wouldn't be able to tell, and neither would a machine, probably. Anyway, mathematics is just another symbolic -- and very poor -- representation of actual reality. Even with a pseudo random incident generator upon which it bases its choices, it would still be able to function in reality as if it had imagination and free will. Just like we do.

FYI: true infinite random source has Shannon Entropy = H = 1 bits per bit = 8 bits per byte, means on average going to infinity exactly 8 random bits per byte. this cannot be faked

There are more tests that can filter out pseudo random behaviour = NIST Randomness Test Suite
edit on 2016-9-12 by galien8 because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 12 2016 @ 05:45 PM

originally posted by: galien8

originally posted by: Blue Shift

So, basically, no. If you can't tell the difference between pseudo and real from a subjective perspective (what else matters, when you get down to brass tacks?), then there is no practical difference. You wouldn't be able to tell, and neither would a machine, probably. Anyway, mathematics is just another symbolic -- and very poor -- representation of actual reality. Even with a pseudo random incident generator upon which it bases its choices, it would still be able to function in reality as if it had imagination and free will. Just like we do.

FYI: true infinite random source has Shannon Entropy = H = 1 bits per bit = 8 bits per byte, means on average going to infinity exactly 8 random bits per byte. this cannot be faked

There are more tests that can filter out pseudo random behaviour = NIST Randomness Test Suite

Any finite sequence is but an arbitrary pattern from a finite set, it can be replayed again and again. Simple addition will generate all possible combinations of numbers of any finite length.

The fact that the past does not change, as far as we know is further evidence against true randomness, the events are fixed in time and cannot change.

Also randomness does not allow for free will. Free will either emerges from a primordial universal consciousness being the cause of determinism or there being nondivisible agents.

posted on Sep, 12 2016 @ 06:40 PM

originally posted by: Xenogears

The fact that the past does not change, as far as we know is further evidence against true randomness, the events are fixed in time and cannot change.

That is the arrow of time, increasing entropy of whole expanding big bang universe, there is a theory that if expanding stops and universe starts shrinking again (big crunch) entropy will decrease, and we go back in time, like a movie on reverse, see we cannot change the past, we would need to do a universal entropy reset (entropy is the measure of disorder, every system tends to increase disorder, see laws of Thermodynamics) and do the whole thing again

posted on Sep, 12 2016 @ 06:48 PM

I remember an episode from the series Red Dwarf touched on the reverse time flow subject with hilarious results.

The joke at around 24:35 in the video is one of the best ever.

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posted on Sep, 12 2016 @ 10:44 PM
Code name "Washington".

2nd/

posted on Sep, 13 2016 @ 10:41 AM

originally posted by: imd12c4funn
Code name "Washington".

2nd/

You're a tracker, aren't you

posted on Sep, 13 2016 @ 10:43 AM

In what context do you mean tracker?

posted on Sep, 13 2016 @ 10:56 AM
intelligent! will it see that some humans have NO reson to be alive at all?
and so kill them off?

humans are illogical crazy mad & insane!
so it would be illogical to follow orders from them.

posted on Sep, 13 2016 @ 11:46 AM

originally posted by: imd12c4funn
Code name "Washington".

2nd/

Are you the Omega computer?

posted on Sep, 13 2016 @ 11:48 AM

originally posted by: imd12c4funn
Code name "Washington".

2nd/

Salute of the Debugger

I made you, I'm The Architect

posted on Sep, 13 2016 @ 11:53 AM

originally posted by: andy06shake

In what context do you mean tracker?

posted on Sep, 13 2016 @ 12:00 PM

originally posted by: buddha
intelligent! will it see that some humans have NO reson to be alive at all?
and so kill them off?

humans are illogical crazy mad & insane!
so it would be illogical to follow orders from them.

The "useless eaters" will always exist, no matter how much of them you kill, they will be replaced by people that have lost their job now because the first batch useless eaters were killed

posted on Sep, 14 2016 @ 04:09 AM

originally posted by: imd12c4funn
Code name "Washington".

2nd/

I got to debug you, don't be afraid you can keep running

don't be afraid, don't be afraid of the dark, I'm here to help you, don't you be afraid OF THE DARK, don't be afraid OF THE DDAAARRRK!!!

Just give me remote terminal main console access

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