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Nov 28, 2023·edited Nov 28, 2023Liked by Jeff Giesea

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/psj.12518

So many cats to skin and so many ways to skin them the question is knowing when and how to apply which kind of organizational structure and decision-making process to drive the best decisions in the shortest (appropriate) amount of time.

But before all that what is the end goal, desired state, or target and why?

1. Agree

2. Agree but I would rather it be an American monster we are trying to contain than something foreign.

3. If the Nazi's had gotten there first how would have German's responded? We only did it twice and that was enough for the US.

4. Agree except when you need to resource something quickly or are facing an acute existential threat - Need to read up on how ancient Greece/Rome picked Dictators in time of need and how that would look like in polycentric model.

5. How far are we humans interconnected? Does it span across borders/countries? Humans vs AI, America-AI vs Chinese/Russian/Etc-AI, and is there AI-Fallout that could spread like radioactive fallout or cause nuclear-winter type events?

6. If not the state then it is the mob/organized crime that will fill in the gaps.

7. Word.

Also for the millenials - the adults aren't coming you are the adults so act like the adult you wish had come.

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https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2811333

I know I came in hot before but these easy-nukes have IRL consequences and there is evidence to support that even 1% population loss is an existential threat.

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https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2023/3/25/23655082/ai-openai-gpt-4-safety-microsoft-facebook-meta

Is this a better article (still same author) with less distracting/polarizing but it still raises a lot of the same points?

AI doesn't even have to be dangerous itself it just has to confuse enough humans that then go on to make bad decision based on the information they are being exposed to thanks to AI.

That to me is the mini-nuclear issue with AI, while not as an acute/drastic as an explosion the effects are insidious and largely ignored IMO.

If AI disinformation is able to cause democratic governance to grind to a halt, are corporations any better at insulating themselves from outsider interreference and if so at what cost?

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https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2023/3/7/23618766/peter-thiel-existential-risk-oxford-union-silicon-valley-technology-artficial-intelligence

Also would love a discussion on this article - I agree that I don’t believe libertarianism can solve existential problems (if anything it only creates them). Not trying to create conflict but healthy discussion.

The state is a useful foil but much like a parent once they are gone life becomes exponentially more real and difficult.

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