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Should AI be mortal by design? [closed]

There are the 3 Asimov’s laws: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey orders given to it by human beings, except where such ...
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Assuming an AI can die, who manages the state?

AI death is still unclear a concept, as it may take several forms and allow for "coming back from the dead". For example, an AI could be somehow forbidden to do anything (no permission to execute), ...
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If mankind can create artificial life in a machine, when would we define it's death?

Can one actually kill a machine? Not only do we have problems in defining life, we also have problems in defining death. Will this also be true in artificial life and artificial intelligence?
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Could a paradox kill an AI?

In Portal 2 we see that AI's can be "killed" by thinking about a paradox. I assume this works by forcing the AI into an infinite loop which would essentially "freeze" the computer's consciousness. ...
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What does "death" intuitively mean in the paper "Death and Suicide in Universal Artificial Intelligence"?

In the paper Death and Suicide in Universal Artificial Intelligence, a proposal is given for what death could mean for Artificial Intelligence. What does this mean using English only? I understand ...
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