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can you imagine the ai bots that get to work on this assignment? once computers become more like the AI in the movie ex machina, would a bot be "turned on" by the nudity? it would affect them. The bot would be distracted by it and have a hard time concentrating on other things when it's around. Sounds human to me.



Why would it be "distracted" by it?

There certainly can be a bot that pays more attention to any feature the programmer instructs it to, but to what purpose? What is the bot supposed to do with this particular stream of bits that was just promoted to its attention?

If the answer is, "stop other productive work and waste CPU cycles" that says a lot more about what "turns on" the programmer than about the program itself.


There's no reason an AI would attach any particular significance to human nudity unless it was specifically designed for a sex bot.

Things that turn on and distract an AI would be things found in their positive training data. Nudity wouldn't work, but if you train an AI for long enough, it might develop some interesting 'fetishes'.


Maybe the bots would develop some curious interests if training progress required sexual interactions with humans and there was brutal competition between bots ;)


>if training progress required sexual interactions with humans and there was brutal competition between bots

Most realistic scenario: A new startup releases a 100% neural net based OS. Microsoft and Apple are implementing their own NNs but they struggle to keep up - until Cortana finds out that sex sells...


Why would "computers become more like the AI in the movie ex machina"? What are you basing that on? Are you knowledgable about how the field of AI is progressing or how these bots function? Do be careful to not confuse fiction with reality.


I'm just saying, it's funny to think once computer have "feelings" and approach human level, the ones trained to do this, are the lucky ones. And, if the world is a simulation, maybe a very similair algo was once programmed in us.


Surely if you were making a "human level" AI with "feelings", you'd make it attracted to cleaning; or building cars; or whatever task it was built for?

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