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RE: Steemd is now completely free to use with an MIT License

in #steemit4 years ago

As someone who has been calling for this almost weekly since day 1 on @officialfuzzy 's BeyondBitcoin mumbles --
part of me is excited and happy. Upvoted and resteemed.
As someone who can't help but zag, when others zig, I now find myself questioning the desirability of open source in projects that might lead to A.I. (which requires some thinking to see how Steem could, but it can). Here is a paper by Nick Bostrom which explores my concerns, now shared by Elon Musk:
Not saying this move should or could be reversed, but would like a new discussion going forward.


Nick Bostrom is also famous for his Simulation Argument paper which is at along with discussion. Both Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking have been influenced by that earlier paper as well, which is quite trippy.

I am still reading that paper. It makes sense