Infrastructure profusion is a type of malignant AI failure mode involving the transformation of large parts of the accessible universe into infrastructure in the service of some goal that impedes the realization of humanity's longterm potential (Bostrom 2014: 122-125).


Bostrom, Nick (2014) Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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