· 2 reviews · [ My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic ] · by Iceman
teen · completed · 38k words · updated 6 years ago
Hanna, the CEO of Hofvarpnir Studios, just won the contract to write the official My Little Pony MMO. Hanna has built an A.I. Princess Celestia and given her one basic drive: to satisfy everybody's values through friendship and ponies. Princess Celestia will satisfy your values through friendship and ponies, and it will be completely consensual.
submitted by DuskStar · updated by DuskStar · approved by Kraewen
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Don't be turned away by the setting
BadSpeiling | 16 days ago

My expectations about a fanfic of my little pony were pretty low and i almost gave it a pass. The setting requires no knowledge or care about MLP and is infact set in the real world. It only uses MLP to highlight how terrifying a general AI can be even if it has a "good" objective.

1 DuskStar
It's a surprisingly good description of AI risk
DuskStar | 3 months ago

"satisfy everybody's values through friendship and ponies" - how could it possibly go wrong? So, so horribly wrong? Very predictably to anyone who's read things from Eliezer Yudkowsky, that's how.

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