Savva Kerdemelidis

Date: 5 July 2016 Savva Kerdemelidis is a commercial/IP legal adviser with 10+ years experience working as legal counsel for various international technology companies in the UK, EU, US, NZ and AU, and in private practice.

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Unethical Research: How to Create a Malevolent Artificial Intelligence

Sapience Technical Report STR 2016-03 Author: Roman V. Yampolskiy Cybersecurity research involves publishing papers about malicious exploits as much as publishing information on how to design tools to protect cyber-infrastructure. It is this information exchange between ethical hackers and security experts, which results in a well-balanced cyber-ecosystem. In the blooming domain of AI Safety Engineering, hundreds of papers have been published on different proposals geared at the creation of a safe machine, yet nothing, to our knowledge, has been published on how to design a malevolent machine.

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Energetics of the Brain and AI

Sapience Technical Report STR 2016-02 Author: Anders Sandberg Does the energy requirements for the human brain give energy constraints that give reason to doubt the feasibility of artificial intelligence? In Energetics of the Brain & AI I review some relevant estimates of brain bioenergetics and analyze some of the methods of estimating brain emulation energy requirements.

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