"Indigenous kinship protocols can point us towards potential approaches to developing rich, robust and expansive approaches to our relationships with AI systems and serve as guidelines for AI system developers. Such protocols would reinforce the notion that, while the developers might assume they are building a product or tool, they are actually building a relationship to which they should attend." - Indigenous Protocol and AI Position Paper
What's lost on the machine? Perhaps its subtlety, its unpredictability, its counter-intuition in pursuit and defiance of the presumed greater good.
What is lost is the confounding. The hallucination-as-reality. The madness prerequisite. What's lost is the imperfection, the speculation, and the selfishness. What remains is a misleading goal of refinement.
The terrain threatens to be devastating not because of its potential intelligence superceding our own, but because of its mimicry of the intangibility of the soul.