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The term ''artificial intelligence'' can have [[anthropomorphism|anthropomorphic]] connotations. In some contexts, it might be useful to speak of a '''really powerful optimization process''' rather than a ''superintelligence''. A nonanthropomorphic, nonsentient AI isn't a successor-species to humanity, or a God to rule us all. It is simply a very powerful device that can drastically affect the future in precise ways.
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The term ''artificial intelligence'' can have [[anthropomorphism|anthropomorphic]] connotations. In some contexts, it might be useful to speak of a '''really powerful [[optimization process]]''' rather than a ''superintelligence''. A nonanthropomorphic, nonsentient AI isn't a successor-species to humanity, or a God to rule us all. It is simply a very powerful device that can drastically affect the future in precise ways.
  
 
==External references==
 
==External references==
 
"[http://www.acceleratingfuture.com/steven/?p=227 Creature or Technology]" by steven
 
"[http://www.acceleratingfuture.com/steven/?p=227 Creature or Technology]" by steven

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The term artificial intelligence can have anthropomorphic connotations. In some contexts, it might be useful to speak of a really powerful optimization process rather than a superintelligence. A nonanthropomorphic, nonsentient AI isn't a successor-species to humanity, or a God to rule us all. It is simply a very powerful device that can drastically affect the future in precise ways.

External references

"Creature or Technology" by steven