A Game-Theoretically Optimal Basis for Safe and Ethical Intelligence

Video * Presentation Powerpoint presented Nov. 14, 2010 at The First International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (Washington, DC)

Reverse engineering human ethics so that they can be reconstructed from first principles reveals not only that evolution, as would be expected, has located a locally optimal solution but that there exists a clear path to a better solution for all forms of intelligence.

1. First Principles
Defining intelligence as the ability to fulfill complex goals in complex environments leads to defining all intelligent entities as goal-driven entities. Actions that those entities take should be judged by Continue reading