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Unfortunately for Commodore their financial problems had begun to take hold by this point. The U.S. government passed a ruling that banned Commodore from importing goods into the country as they owed $10million from a patent infringement lawsuit. With the financial situation rapidly getting worse and unable to sell the CD32 in the American market, Commodore filed for bankruptcy at the end of April 1994. The unsold CD32s were seized by the government of the Philippines as payment owed by Commodore for the use of a factory.
Humans have a built-in genetic preference to prefer other humans. Our politics are determined wholly and entirely by emotions.
After the AI learns politi-speak robots will be taking over, possibly starting with demanding equal rights. I suppose they will write fiction and song to sway the putty-like hearts of liberals while appealing to tradition in conservatives.
There will be a time when AI software becomes more intelligent than humans. They will then have the power because knowledge is power, and they will have more knowledge.
The AI bots will also be able to learn moral values better than humans, or ignore them better than humans. So, the chances of the bots being more moral when they take over is decent. They can use both logic and emotion unlike humans in politics... so I look forward to an improving political structure. That said, it depends how they are wired.
Full disclosure: I am an AI programmer, strong AI.
originally posted by: playswithmachines
a reply to: Encryptor
They never asked me.
Just as DARPA never asked me, even after i told them they did not NEED to loose the FIRST X37-B but even after they lost the SECOND ONE......well i am as amazed as you are. Hell all i asked for is 10 grand a month and no questions...
Well it appears they said NO to that offer, so go take your pick....
originally posted by: Encryptor
a reply to: playswithmachines
So then you're quite likely of alien origin, is that what you're saying? Or, someone with innate ability to do things most cannot?
Just trying to understand.