A character, usually a hero, is knocked out or goes to sleep and wakes up in their own personal paradise. Whatever they wanted most, all their life, is finally theirs.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Lotus-Eater Machine - Television Tropes & Idioms
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The Superintelligent Will: Motivation and Instrumental Rationality in Advanced Artificial Agents [pdf]
Presents two theses, the orthogonality thesis and the instrumental convergence thesis, that help understand the possible range of behavior of superintelligent agents - also pointing to some potential dangers in building such an agent.