Remote Agent

What is a remote agent?

What is artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence is the study of making machines more useful to human beings by writing programs that help them reason through problems as well as providing computers the knowledge to support that reasoning. Ideally, these programs will relate to the world in a human-like way. Remote Agents are a kind of AI research in the field of "agents."

Most computer scientists are are hesitant to call anything "intelligent," since the nature of intelligence is under quite a bit of debate. It is better to call programs like Remote Agent knowledgeable. The RA "knows" quite a bit about how DS1 works and what plans and goals researchers have for it. This information is structured in a somewhat human-understandable way.

What happens to a ship when its remote agent dies?
What does agent mean?
What is a remote agent?

What are the dangers of remote agents?
Why don't we just send astronauts on deep space trips?