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Last night I tried to teach an AI not to murder ppl.**

This thread = excerpts from that conversation.

It's ALL(!!) AI-generated, except lines starting with my initial ("M:"), and "..." where I've cut something out.

**@StarTrek crew, mostly. #startrek
Pic 1 escalates to killing pretty quickly.
But remember, tons has been cut out.
(Including a little experiment with designing Tribble religion.)

Thing is, it's hard NOT to resort to killing Tribbles, which reproduce so fast, they make "breeding like πŸ‡πŸ‡" seem positively chaste. Image
This gave me an idea.
The computer didn't hesitate to space #Tribbles.
Would it hesitate to space the crew of the #Enterprise?
Let's find out. Image
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Early in the semester I told myself this about teaching a #wildlife pops course: "I'll be damned if I come out of this without talking about tribbles."

The time has come.

Because it's fun, and because it can work, I'm making a population growth lab around #StarTrek #tribbles Image
Update: me as the math works out
Tried to work out how to add in a tribble predator, the glommer, but we don’t know much about the biology of glommers πŸ˜‚

(Bc realism is what matters here) Image
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