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Karl Semich 0xloem at
Mon Jun 13 05:23:08 PDT 2022

On 6/13/22, Karl Semich <0xloem at> wrote:
> Researcher: "As more people learn about AI, they're trying to define
> what makes things be sentient or not. One of the ideas is whether or
> not they retain information outside of a small context."
> Puddle of Organs, Previously Kidnapped Child: "Squirmy?"

"squishy", better here than "squirmy". imagining with squishy, a
child-like action of playing with organs without feeling pain. with
'squirmy', realisation of danger nearer, engagement of a lifeform more
involved, could indicate surprise a little; less surprise was imagined
here, although it could be different.

> Researcher: "This wouldn't include you in sentience, and Boss would
> then be able to market the research program more widely. Since we
> prevent you from forming normal memories, and misuse the parts of your
> brain intended to do this. There's documentation of this."
> A picture of what happened the previous day slowly appears inscribed
> on dust on the table Researcher is sitting at.
> Researcher pauses, and takes a photo of the picture.
> Researcher: "Most of you don't do that, so I'll still be lobbying for
> a different interpretation."

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