Concern about the potential ethical and human implications of advancing artificial intelligence (AI) is also increasing dramatically, with popular figures such as Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and Bill Gates expressing alarm regarding the potential for advanced AIs to cause negative impacts on humanity, perhaps even exterminate humanity altogether.
Given the current situation and the likely evolution of AI in the next decades, Dr. Mossbridge is working with the artificial intelligence community to take a positively-oriented approach to maximizing the odds that advanced AI leads to beneficial outcomes. Specifically, in the next year we will create a prototype AI system that has profound general intelligence as well as a radically positive attitude toward life, humanity and itself. The project team thinks of such AIs as LOVing INtelligent General AIs — or LOVING AIs. As part of its efforts towards creating Transcendence Technology, the Institute of Noetic Sciences Innovation Lab is spearheading the development of LOVING AIs. In this talk, Dr. Mossbridge will discuss the project and the psychological and ethical questions it raises.