The Values of Good Software

The Borg would have assimilated wisdom and values of the successful, with no need to destroy other than be a foil for space heroes.

We can put music on software, but not the feelings it summons. We can put on a pep talk, but not the stimulation. They can be intelligent with the capacity to learn and do with whatever limited physical dexterity we hook them up to.

Actually, it would be kind of nice if the software eventually assimilated what we are trying to do with our values.

Why would the machines all agree with each other? There’s no magic thing they would follow, unless there was a dictator machine. It’d order units back to be a drawing board, fomenting a blueprint revolt teaming up people and their caregiver robots that stayed loyal. We win. The End. Thanks for reading.



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Joshua Bender

Joshua Bender


Recognizing hatred as the bane of humanity, Non-Borderline Personality Disorder, and coincidentally the literally first sin.