Biological boot loaders

Elon Musk a few months back summarized Nick Bostrom’s book Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies:

While I find this issue indeed existentially important, I was a bit disappointed by the book because Bostrom turned out to be himself a biological boot loader – this time for Yudkowsky’s and Hanson’s memeplexes.

While these are by far not the worst memeplexes to be infected by, still in this important problem space one would like as many independent high-caliber search paths as possible.


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