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On Singularities and Simulations

  title={On Singularities and Simulations},
  author={Barry Dainton},
If we arrive at a stage where artificial intelligences (or AIs) that we have created can design AIs that are more powerful than themselves, and each new generation of AI rapidly creates still more powerful AIs, then the ‘intelligence explosion’ — or singularity — foreseen by Good, Vinge and others could easily become a reality. Since the arrival of superintelligent machines would be a momentous, worldchanging occurrence, we would be wise to consider how best to deal with this eventuality should… 
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