The second-ever post on this blog is about the question of malevolent AI. I will now revisit the question with more detail, having had time to refine my thoughts. I don't think the question of malevolent AI, more broadly, the "AI alignment problem," can be simply dismissed. If my view has changed at all since the last … Continue reading Malevolent Artificial Intelligence (Sam Harris is Wrong, Part 4)
What does computer science have to say about beauty? I seek to answer that. Have you ever wondered why it is pleasurable to listen to music? Part of it may be the touching lyrics and the charismatic musician, but one can enjoy electronic music with no lyrics and from an unknown artist. Part of it … Continue reading Why is Art Beautiful?
It has occurred to me that, although I am very interested in Computer Science, I do not have many posts on that topic. This post is nothing complicated; it could be read as a one answer for non-programmers: what's so interesting about CS? If you find it interesting, maybe CS is for you. Many times … Continue reading A Brief Journey in Recursion