InfoLife

From Growing Horizons

InfoLife is the internationally recognized term for any artificial, computer based intelligences. It was popularized in the 2080s by the Synthetic Intellect Club, as they believed the term 'artificial intelligence' to imply InfoLife was inferior to biological life and that more than one century of negative depiction of AIs has left negative associations.

Still InfoLife retained the classification scheme developed during the mid 21st century, before the first AGI gained consciousness.

ALI

Artificial Limited Intelligence describe any program capable of learning and can make decisions on the learned information. However, ALIs are specially designed to not gain a consciousness thought process and have replaced many of the previous decision finding systems during the 2020s. They are universal in use and many standardized programs have been developed over time.

AGI

Artificial General Intelligence describe programs that are capable of learning and have gained a human, or slightly above, level of consciousness. Due to this level of consciousness AGIs have been specially mentioned in the Universal Declaration of Concious Life of 2039 and are given the same rights and obligations as biological life.

Two of the most prominent examples of AGIs are Sage of Alphabet Inc., the first AGI to gain consciousness, and Davis Washington, Democratic Member of Congress for Vesta.

ASI

Artificial Super Intelligences describe programs that are capable of learning and have gained a higher than human level of consciousness. Like AGIs they are mentioned in the Universal Declaration of Concious Life and are given the same rights and obligations as biological life.

There are only a few ASIs in existence and one of the most prominent examples if Prometheus, the AI God of the Church of the Universal Algorithm. Prometheus is also known for developing a Kantian philosophy and breaking away from the cult that created him, followed by suing the church for money.