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Bringsjord acknowledges that the endeavor to create pure evil, even in a software program, does raise ethical questions, such as, how researchers could control an artificially intelligent character like E if "he" was placed in a virtual world such as Second Life, a Web-based program that allows people to create digital representations of themselves and have those avatars interact in a number of different ways.
"I wouldn't release E or anything like it, even in purely virtual environments, without engineered safeguards," Bringsjord says. These safeguards would be a set of ethics written into the software, something akin to author Isaac Asimov's "Three Laws of Robotics"
Originally posted by NatureBoy
its ok they're decades off even a low quality AI, however i hear what you're saying.
Originally posted by getreadyalready
This is a neat concept. I wonder how they even defined "evil" to begin with? Is pure destruction and mayhen evil? Tornadoes do that, and they are not evil. Isn't evil relative in every situation?