The threat of #superintelligence, described in Nick Bostrom’s book, poses a challenge to capitalistic thought which doesn’t seem to be widely recognized nowadays. What if machines become significantly more productive than humans in the vast majority of activities?
@douginamug Currently machines are inferior to humans in terms of general intelligence and they are not independent; they need humans in particular to decide what activities they will be allocated to.
With the rise of superintelligence it may happen that machines will be able to practically act as independent market actors.
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