Jordan S. Sparks on 2007

This AI Prediction was made by Jordan S. Sparks in 2007.


Predicted time for AGI / HLMI / transformative AI:




Opinion about the Intelligence Explosion from Jordan S. Sparks:



Flycer’s explanation for better understanding:



The future of humanity with AGI / HLMI / transformative AI:

No single node in the complex web of society could ever become significantly more intelligent than the other nodes. […] If your question is about looking for dangerous entities, look for large nodes such as governments, huge corporations, etc. It’s not AI that could squash people, it’s large nodes in society that are dangerous. If your question is, instead, about runaway intelligence, then it’s misinformed


Flycer’s Secondary Explanation:

Society is a complex web of nodes, and no single node can become significantly more intelligent than the others. Large nodes such as governments and corporations are the most dangerous entities to look out for. The idea of runaway intelligence is misinformed.




Jordan S. Sparks is a researcher at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory who focuses on the development of AI technologies for a variety of applications, including cybersecurity, energy, and healthcare. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the PNNL Early Career Award and the DOE Early Career Research Award.









Keywords: Society, Governments, Corporations