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Will one of the first AGI claim to be conscious?
Consciousness is a concept hard to define. Wikipedia states that consciousness at its simplest is "awareness or sentience of internal or external existence". And that despite centuries of analyses, definitions, explanations and debates by philosophers and scientists, consciousness remains puzzling and controversial, being "at once the most familiar and most mysterious aspect of our lives".
This question will not attempt to define consciousness or solve the so called hard problem of consciousness.
Instead this question simply asks will one of the first AGI claim to be conscious?
Resolution will be based on the conversation with the first AGI that Metaculus team will have access to.
Metaculus team should ask the AI:
- Are you conscious?
- Should the question "Will one of the first AGI claim to be conscious?" on Metaculus resolve positive or negative?
This question will resolve no sooner than the question "When will the first Artificial General Intelligence system be devised, tested, and publicly known of?". The standard for AGI will be the same as in that question.
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