Barack Obama's opinions on near-future AI

post by scarcegreengrass · 2016-10-12T13:44:51.257Z · score: 0 (1 votes) · LW · GW · Legacy · 9 comments

This is a link post for /r/discussion/lw/o0f/barack_obamas_opinions_on_nearfuture_ai/

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comment by DanArmak · 2016-10-12T14:59:06.200Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

I don't see a link. Was it lost like in my link post on a different subject? I still don't know how to post links correctly.

comment by scarcegreengrass · 2016-10-12T15:49:07.156Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

I just deleted the link post and made a better one: http://lesswrong.com/r/discussion/lw/o0i/barack_obamas_opinions_on_nearfuture_ai_fixed/

comment by DanArmak · 2016-10-12T15:50:56.051Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

Do you know what went wrong or what's the difference in making a working link post?

comment by scarcegreengrass · 2016-10-14T14:03:01.528Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

No, i don't. One possible explanation for the bug is that the successful time i used the dropdown to post the link directly to Discussion, rather than first to Drafts.

comment by scarcegreengrass · 2016-10-12T15:45:16.018Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

What?? Weird!

Maybe it was lost when i edited the draft.

comment by DanArmak · 2016-10-12T21:46:58.189Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

IIRC that's what happened to me as well. I had a working post, then edited the description, and the link was gone and I couldn't bring it back.

comment by scarcegreengrass · 2016-10-12T13:45:52.938Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

The headline is misleading. I don't think there is an Apollo-style funding plan; i think Obama just thinks it'd be a good idea.