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AI alignment

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The AI alignment tag is used for posts that discuss aligning AI systems with human interests, and for meta-discussion about whether this goal is worthwhile, achievable, etc.

Evaluation

80,000 Hours rates AI alignment a “highest priority area”: a problem at the top of their ranking of global issues assessed by importance, tractability and neglectedness (80,000 Hours 2021).

Bibliography

80,000 Hours (2021) Our current list of the most important world problems, 80,000 Hours.

Related entries

AI forecasting | AI governance | Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence | Machine Intelligence Research Institute | rationality community

2019 AI Align­ment Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks19 Dec 2019 2:58 UTC
146 points
28 comments62 min readEA link

2018 AI Align­ment Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks18 Dec 2018 4:48 UTC
115 points
28 comments63 min readEA link

Ben Garfinkel: How sure are we about this AI stuff?

Ben Garfinkel9 Feb 2019 19:17 UTC
94 points
16 comments18 min readEA link

AI Re­search Con­sid­er­a­tions for Hu­man Ex­is­ten­tial Safety (ARCHES)

critch22 Sep 2021 6:55 UTC
29 points
0 comments3 min readEA link
(acritch.com)

Disen­tan­gling ar­gu­ments for the im­por­tance of AI safety

richard_ngo23 Jan 2019 14:58 UTC
59 points
14 comments8 min readEA link

Del­e­gated agents in prac­tice: How com­pa­nies might end up sel­l­ing AI ser­vices that act on be­half of con­sumers and coal­i­tions, and what this im­plies for safety research

remmelt26 Nov 2020 16:39 UTC
11 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

My cur­rent thoughts on MIRI’s “highly re­li­able agent de­sign” work

Daniel_Dewey7 Jul 2017 1:17 UTC
50 points
64 commentsEA link

Why AI al­ign­ment could be hard with mod­ern deep learning

Ajeya21 Sep 2021 15:35 UTC
109 points
14 comments14 min readEA link
(www.cold-takes.com)

2016 AI Risk Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks13 Dec 2016 4:36 UTC
53 points
22 commentsEA link

2017 AI Safety Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks20 Dec 2017 21:54 UTC
43 points
17 commentsEA link

My per­sonal cruxes for work­ing on AI safety

Buck13 Feb 2020 7:11 UTC
128 points
34 comments44 min readEA link

How do take­off speeds af­fect the prob­a­bil­ity of bad out­comes from AGI?

KR7 Jul 2020 17:53 UTC
18 points
0 comments8 min readEA link

Scru­ti­niz­ing AI Risk (80K, #81) - v. quick summary

Louis_Dixon23 Jul 2020 19:02 UTC
10 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

Cog­ni­tive Science/​Psy­chol­ogy As a Ne­glected Ap­proach to AI Safety

Kaj_Sotala5 Jun 2017 13:46 UTC
34 points
37 commentsEA link

The aca­demic con­tri­bu­tion to AI safety seems large

technicalities30 Jul 2020 10:30 UTC
108 points
24 comments9 min readEA link

Hiring en­g­ineers and re­searchers to help al­ign GPT-3

Paul_Christiano1 Oct 2020 18:52 UTC
106 points
19 comments3 min readEA link

AGI safety from first principles

richard_ngo21 Oct 2020 17:42 UTC
71 points
9 comments3 min readEA link
(www.alignmentforum.org)

An­nounc­ing AI Safety Support

Linda Linsefors19 Nov 2020 20:19 UTC
53 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

TAI Safety Biblio­graphic Database

Jess_Riedel22 Dec 2020 16:03 UTC
61 points
9 comments17 min readEA link

AMA: Ajeya Co­tra, re­searcher at Open Phil

Ajeya28 Jan 2021 17:38 UTC
83 points
107 comments1 min readEA link

[Link post] Co­or­di­na­tion challenges for pre­vent­ing AI conflict

stefan.torges9 Mar 2021 9:39 UTC
48 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(longtermrisk.org)

Draft re­port on ex­is­ten­tial risk from power-seek­ing AI

Joe_Carlsmith28 Apr 2021 21:41 UTC
76 points
33 comments1 min readEA link

Crazy ideas some­times do work

Aryeh Englander4 Sep 2021 3:27 UTC
67 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] How much EA anal­y­sis of AI safety as a cause area ex­ists?

richard_ngo6 Sep 2019 11:15 UTC
83 points
19 comments2 min readEA link

Rele­vant pre-AGI possibilities

kokotajlod20 Jun 2020 13:15 UTC
22 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(aiimpacts.org)

Par­allels Between AI Safety by De­bate and Ev­i­dence Law

Cullen_OKeefe20 Jul 2020 22:52 UTC
30 points
2 comments2 min readEA link
(cullenokeefe.com)

[Question] How strong is the ev­i­dence of un­al­igned AI sys­tems caus­ing harm?

evelynciara21 Jul 2020 4:08 UTC
31 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

In­tel­lec­tual Diver­sity in AI Safety

KR22 Jul 2020 19:07 UTC
19 points
8 comments3 min readEA link

Why the Orthog­o­nal­ity Th­e­sis’s ve­rac­ity is not the point:

Etoile de Scauchy23 Jul 2020 15:40 UTC
1 point
0 comments3 min readEA link

AI Risk: In­creas­ing Per­sua­sion Power

kewlcats3 Aug 2020 20:25 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

My Un­der­stand­ing of Paul Chris­ti­ano’s Iter­ated Am­plifi­ca­tion AI Safety Re­search Agenda

Chi15 Aug 2020 19:59 UTC
34 points
3 comments39 min readEA link

[Link] How un­der­stand­ing valence could help make fu­ture AIs safer

Milan_Griffes8 Oct 2020 18:53 UTC
22 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

2020 AI Align­ment Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks21 Dec 2020 15:25 UTC
141 points
14 comments68 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing AXRP, the AI X-risk Re­search Podcast

DanielFilan23 Dec 2020 20:10 UTC
32 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Buck Sh­legeris: How I think stu­dents should ori­ent to AI safety

EA Global25 Oct 2020 5:48 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

In­tro­duc­ing The Non­lin­ear Fund: AI Safety re­search, in­cu­ba­tion, and funding

Kat Woods18 Mar 2021 14:07 UTC
65 points
32 comments5 min readEA link

Long-Term Fu­ture Fund: April 2019 grant recommendations

Habryka23 Apr 2019 7:00 UTC
144 points
242 comments46 min readEA link

I’m Buck Sh­legeris, I do re­search and out­reach at MIRI, AMA

Buck15 Nov 2019 22:44 UTC
122 points
231 comments2 min readEA link

Tech­ni­cal AGI safety re­search out­side AI

richard_ngo18 Oct 2019 15:02 UTC
84 points
5 comments3 min readEA link

I’m Cul­len O’Keefe, a Policy Re­searcher at OpenAI, AMA

Cullen_OKeefe11 Jan 2020 4:13 UTC
45 points
68 comments1 min readEA link

Align­ment Newslet­ter One Year Retrospective

rohinmshah10 Apr 2019 7:00 UTC
62 points
22 comments21 min readEA link

[Link] EAF Re­search agenda: “Co­op­er­a­tion, Con­flict, and Trans­for­ma­tive Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence”

stefan.torges17 Jan 2020 13:28 UTC
61 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[AN #80]: Why AI risk might be solved with­out ad­di­tional in­ter­ven­tion from longtermists

rohinmshah3 Jan 2020 7:52 UTC
58 points
12 comments10 min readEA link
(www.alignmentforum.org)

AI Im­pacts: His­toric trends in tech­nolog­i­cal progress

Aaron Gertler12 Feb 2020 0:08 UTC
55 points
5 comments3 min readEA link

Ought: why it mat­ters and ways to help

Paul_Christiano26 Jul 2019 1:56 UTC
53 points
5 comments5 min readEA link

Crit­i­cal Re­view of ‘The Precipice’: A Re­assess­ment of the Risks of AI and Pandemics

Fods1211 May 2020 11:11 UTC
81 points
32 comments26 min readEA link

[Question] What are the challenges and prob­lems with pro­gram­ming law-break­ing con­straints into AGI?

MichaelStJules2 Feb 2020 20:53 UTC
7 points
34 comments1 min readEA link

FLI AI Align­ment pod­cast: Evan Hub­inger on In­ner Align­ment, Outer Align­ment, and Pro­pos­als for Build­ing Safe Ad­vanced AI

evhub1 Jul 2020 20:59 UTC
13 points
2 comments1 min readEA link
(futureoflife.org)

AMA or dis­cuss my 80K pod­cast epi­sode: Ben Garfinkel, FHI researcher

Ben Garfinkel13 Jul 2020 16:17 UTC
87 points
140 comments1 min readEA link

A list of good heuris­tics that the case for AI X-risk fails

Aaron Gertler16 Jul 2020 9:56 UTC
23 points
9 comments2 min readEA link
(www.alignmentforum.org)

Per­sonal thoughts on ca­reers in AI policy and strategy

carrickflynn27 Sep 2017 16:52 UTC
56 points
29 commentsEA link

Ro­hin Shah: What’s been hap­pen­ing in AI al­ign­ment?

EA Global29 Jul 2020 20:15 UTC
17 points
0 comments14 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Is GPT-3 the death of the pa­per­clip max­i­mizer?

matthias_samwald3 Aug 2020 11:34 UTC
4 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Con­ver­sa­tion on AI risk with Adam Gleave

AI Impacts27 Dec 2019 21:43 UTC
18 points
3 comments4 min readEA link
(aiimpacts.org)

Dis­con­tin­u­ous progress in his­tory: an update

AI Impacts17 Apr 2020 16:28 UTC
60 points
3 comments24 min readEA link

Thoughts on short timelines

Tobias_Baumann23 Oct 2018 15:59 UTC
22 points
15 commentsEA link

New re­port on how much com­pu­ta­tional power it takes to match the hu­man brain (Open Philan­thropy)

Aaron Gertler15 Sep 2020 1:06 UTC
33 points
1 comment17 min readEA link
(www.openphilanthropy.org)

Align­ing Recom­mender Sys­tems as Cause Area

IvanVendrov8 May 2019 8:56 UTC
153 points
37 comments13 min readEA link

Con­sider pay­ing me to do AI safety re­search work

Rupert5 Nov 2020 8:09 UTC
6 points
3 comments2 min readEA link

AGI Predictions

Pablo21 Nov 2020 12:02 UTC
36 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

[Question] How can I bet on short timelines?

kokotajlod7 Nov 2020 12:45 UTC
33 points
10 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] Is this a good way to bet on short timelines?

kokotajlod28 Nov 2020 14:31 UTC
17 points
16 comments1 min readEA link

Draft re­port on AI timelines

Ajeya15 Dec 2020 12:10 UTC
28 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(alignmentforum.org)

Some AI re­search ar­eas and their rele­vance to ex­is­ten­tial safety

critch15 Dec 2020 12:15 UTC
11 points
0 comments56 min readEA link
(alignmentforum.org)

Open Philan­thropy’s AI gov­er­nance grant­mak­ing (so far)

Aaron Gertler17 Dec 2020 12:00 UTC
63 points
0 comments6 min readEA link
(www.openphilanthropy.org)

Take­aways from safety by de­fault interviews

AI Impacts7 Apr 2020 2:01 UTC
24 points
2 comments13 min readEA link
(aiimpacts.org)

What does it mean to be­come an ex­pert in AI Hard­ware?

Christopher_Phenicie9 Jan 2021 4:15 UTC
67 points
10 comments11 min readEA link

[Question] How should we in­vest in “long-term short-ter­mism” given the like­li­hood of trans­for­ma­tive AI?

James_Banks12 Jan 2021 23:54 UTC
7 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Shar­ing the World with Digi­tal Minds

Aaron Gertler1 Dec 2020 8:00 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.nickbostrom.com)

What Should the Aver­age EA Do About AI Align­ment?

Raemon25 Feb 2017 20:07 UTC
31 points
41 commentsEA link

Op­por­tu­ni­ties for in­di­vi­d­ual donors in AI safety

alexflint12 Mar 2018 2:10 UTC
13 points
13 commentsEA link

Quan­tify­ing the Far Fu­ture Effects of Interventions

MichaelDickens18 May 2016 2:15 UTC
8 points
1 commentEA link

Po­ten­tial Risks from Ad­vanced AI

EA Global13 Aug 2017 7:00 UTC
8 points
0 comments17 min readEA link

What does (and doesn’t) AI mean for effec­tive al­tru­ism?

EA Global12 Aug 2017 7:00 UTC
8 points
0 comments12 min readEA link

Some global catas­trophic risk estimates

Tamay10 Feb 2021 19:32 UTC
101 points
13 comments1 min readEA link

Three Im­pacts of Ma­chine Intelligence

Paul_Christiano23 Aug 2013 10:10 UTC
33 points
4 comments8 min readEA link
(rationalaltruist.com)

Some promis­ing ca­reer ideas be­yond 80,000 Hours’ pri­or­ity paths

Ardenlk26 Jun 2020 10:34 UTC
130 points
26 comments15 min readEA link

Jade Le­ung: Who do we want to con­trol hu­man-level AI?

EA Global8 Jun 2018 7:15 UTC
8 points
0 comments22 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Jesse Clif­ton: Open-source learn­ing — a bar­gain­ing approach

EA Global18 Oct 2019 18:05 UTC
9 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

How to build a safe ad­vanced AI (Evan Hub­inger) | What’s up in AI safety? (Asya Ber­gal)

EA Global25 Oct 2020 5:48 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Ar­tifi­cial in­tel­li­gence ca­reer stories

EA Global25 Oct 2020 6:56 UTC
11 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Tan Zhi Xuan: AI al­ign­ment, philo­soph­i­cal plu­ral­ism, and the rele­vance of non-Western philosophy

EA Global21 Nov 2020 8:12 UTC
7 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

AGI risk: analo­gies & arguments

technicalities23 Mar 2021 13:18 UTC
24 points
3 comments7 min readEA link

He­len Toner: The Open Philan­thropy Pro­ject’s work on AI risk

EA Global3 Nov 2017 7:43 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Owain Evans and Vic­to­ria Krakovna: Ca­reers in tech­ni­cal AI safety

EA Global3 Nov 2017 7:43 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Owen Cot­ton-Bar­ratt: What does (and doesn’t) AI mean for effec­tive al­tru­ism?

EA Global11 Aug 2017 8:19 UTC
8 points
0 comments12 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Katja Grace: AI safety

EA Global11 Aug 2017 8:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Daniel Dewey: The Open Philan­thropy Pro­ject’s work on po­ten­tial risks from ad­vanced AI

EA Global11 Aug 2017 8:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments17 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Jan Leike, He­len Toner, Malo Bour­gon, and Miles Brundage: Work­ing in AI

EA Global11 Aug 2017 8:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Michael Page, Dario Amodei, He­len Toner, Tasha McCauley, Jan Leike, & Owen Cot­ton-Bar­ratt: Mus­ings on AI

EA Global11 Aug 2017 8:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Max Teg­mark: Risks and benefits of ad­vanced ar­tifi­cial intelligence

EA Global5 Aug 2016 9:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

An­drew Critch: Log­i­cal in­duc­tion — progress in AI alignment

EA Global6 Aug 2016 0:40 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Co­her­ence ar­gu­ments im­ply a force for goal-di­rected behavior

Katja_Grace6 Apr 2021 21:44 UTC
19 points
1 comment14 min readEA link
(worldspiritsockpuppet.com)

On AI and Compute

johncrox3 Apr 2019 21:26 UTC
39 points
12 comments8 min readEA link

AI al­ign­ment prize win­ners and next round [link]

RyanCarey20 Jan 2018 12:07 UTC
7 points
1 commentEA link

Atari early

AI Impacts2 Apr 2020 23:28 UTC
34 points
2 comments5 min readEA link
(aiimpacts.org)

[Question] Is there ev­i­dence that recom­mender sys­tems are chang­ing users’ prefer­ences?

zdgroff12 Apr 2021 19:11 UTC
60 points
15 comments1 min readEA link

Why I ex­pect suc­cess­ful (nar­row) alignment

Tobias_Baumann29 Dec 2018 15:46 UTC
18 points
10 commentsEA link
(s-risks.org)

Ma­hen­dra Prasad: Ra­tional group de­ci­sion-making

EA Global8 Jul 2020 15:06 UTC
14 points
0 comments16 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

[Question] Brief sum­mary of key dis­agree­ments in AI Risk

Aryeh Englander26 Dec 2019 19:40 UTC
31 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] What con­sid­er­a­tions in­fluence whether I have more in­fluence over short or long timelines?

kokotajlod5 Nov 2020 19:57 UTC
18 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

AGI in a vuln­er­a­ble world

AI Impacts2 Apr 2020 3:43 UTC
17 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(aiimpacts.org)

Three kinds of competitiveness

AI Impacts2 Apr 2020 3:46 UTC
10 points
0 comments5 min readEA link
(aiimpacts.org)

In­for­ma­tion se­cu­rity ca­reers for GCR reduction

ClaireZabel20 Jun 2019 23:56 UTC
163 points
34 comments8 min readEA link

Nat­u­ral­ism and AI alignment

Michele Campolo24 Apr 2021 16:20 UTC
10 points
3 comments7 min readEA link

Why AI is Harder Than We Think—Me­lanie Mitchell

evelynciara28 Apr 2021 8:19 UTC
42 points
6 comments2 min readEA link
(arxiv.org)

In­for­mat­ica: Spe­cial Is­sue on Superintelligence

RyanCarey3 May 2017 5:05 UTC
7 points
0 commentsEA link

Eric Drexler: Pare­to­topian goal alignment

EA Global15 Mar 2019 14:51 UTC
3 points
0 comments10 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

[Question] What harm could AI safety do?

SeanEngelhart15 May 2021 1:11 UTC
12 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Why should we *not* put effort into AI safety re­search?

vvh16 May 2021 5:11 UTC
15 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

Pre­dict re­sponses to the “ex­is­ten­tial risk from AI” survey

RobBensinger28 May 2021 1:38 UTC
36 points
8 comments2 min readEA link

Long-Term Fu­ture Fund: May 2021 grant recommendations

abergal27 May 2021 6:44 UTC
110 points
15 comments57 min readEA link

Fi­nal Re­port of the Na­tional Se­cu­rity Com­mis­sion on Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence (NSCAI, 2021)

MichaelA1 Jun 2021 8:19 UTC
51 points
3 comments4 min readEA link
(www.nscai.gov)

“Ex­is­ten­tial risk from AI” sur­vey results

RobBensinger1 Jun 2021 20:19 UTC
76 points
35 comments11 min readEA link

Sur­vey on AI ex­is­ten­tial risk scenarios

SamClarke8 Jun 2021 17:12 UTC
137 points
5 comments7 min readEA link

Some AI Gover­nance Re­search Ideas

MarkusAnderljung3 Jun 2021 10:51 UTC
86 points
5 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] What is an ex­am­ple of re­cent, tan­gible progress in AI safety re­search?

Aaron Gertler14 Jun 2021 5:29 UTC
34 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] The pos­i­tive case for a fo­cus on achiev­ing safe AI?

vipulnaik25 Jun 2021 4:01 UTC
41 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Mauhn Re­leases AI Safety Documentation

Berg Severens2 Jul 2021 12:19 UTC
4 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Get­ting started in­de­pen­dently in AI Safety

JJ Hepburn6 Jul 2021 15:20 UTC
31 points
10 comments2 min readEA link

A Sim­ple Model of AGI De­ploy­ment Risk

djbinder9 Jul 2021 9:44 UTC
15 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Paul Chris­ti­ano on how OpenAI is de­vel­op­ing real solu­tions to the ‘AI al­ign­ment prob­lem’, and his vi­sion of how hu­man­ity will pro­gres­sively hand over de­ci­sion-mak­ing to AI systems

80000_Hours2 Oct 2018 11:49 UTC
6 points
0 comments185 min readEA link

How Do AI Timelines Affect Giv­ing Now vs. Later?

MichaelDickens3 Aug 2021 3:36 UTC
33 points
8 comments7 min readEA link

Fore­cast­ing Trans­for­ma­tive AI: What Kind of AI?

Holden Karnofsky10 Aug 2021 21:38 UTC
54 points
2 comments10 min readEA link

[Question] What are the top pri­ori­ties in a slow-take­off, mul­ti­po­lar world?

JP Addison25 Aug 2021 8:47 UTC
26 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

A mesa-op­ti­miza­tion per­spec­tive on AI valence and moral patienthood

jacobpfau9 Sep 2021 22:23 UTC
9 points
18 comments33 min readEA link

The Me­taethics and Nor­ma­tive Ethics of AGI Value Align­ment: Many Ques­tions, Some Implications

Dario Citrini15 Sep 2021 19:05 UTC
16 points
0 comments8 min readEA link

[Question] What kind of event, tar­geted to un­der­grad­u­ate CS ma­jors, would be most effec­tive at get­ting peo­ple to work on AI safety?

Caleb Biddulph19 Sep 2021 16:19 UTC
9 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the Vi­talik Bu­terin Fel­low­ships in AI Ex­is­ten­tial Safety!

DanielFilan21 Sep 2021 0:41 UTC
55 points
0 comments2 min readEA link
(grants.futureoflife.org)

[Question] Why aren’t you freak­ing out about OpenAI? At what point would you start?

AppliedDivinityStudies10 Oct 2021 13:06 UTC
48 points
19 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] Is it crunch time yet? If so, who can help?

NicholasKross13 Oct 2021 4:11 UTC
29 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

An ML safety in­surance com­pany—shower thoughts

EdoArad18 Oct 2021 7:45 UTC
14 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

[Creative Writ­ing Con­test] An AI Safety Limerick

Ben_West18 Oct 2021 19:11 UTC
21 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

Truth­ful AI

Owen_Cotton-Barratt20 Oct 2021 15:11 UTC
48 points
15 comments10 min readEA link

AGI Safety Fun­da­men­tals cur­ricu­lum and application

richard_ngo20 Oct 2021 21:45 UTC
72 points
4 comments8 min readEA link
(docs.google.com)

AI Gover­nance Ca­reer Paths for Europeans

careersthrowaway16 May 2020 6:40 UTC
66 points
1 comment12 min readEA link

[Link and com­men­tary] Beyond Near- and Long-Term: Towards a Clearer Ac­count of Re­search Pri­ori­ties in AI Ethics and Society

MichaelA14 Mar 2020 9:04 UTC
17 points
0 comments6 min readEA link

[Question] How do you talk about AI safety?

evelynciara19 Apr 2020 16:15 UTC
10 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

Database of ex­is­ten­tial risk estimates

MichaelA15 Apr 2020 12:43 UTC
95 points
35 comments5 min readEA link

AI Benefits Post 1: In­tro­duc­ing “AI Benefits”

Cullen_OKeefe22 Jun 2020 16:58 UTC
10 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

AI Benefits Post 2: How AI Benefits Differs from AI Align­ment & AI for Good

Cullen_OKeefe29 Jun 2020 16:59 UTC
9 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Book re­view: Ar­chi­tects of In­tel­li­gence by Martin Ford (2018)

ofer11 Aug 2020 17:24 UTC
11 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

An­i­mal Rights, The Sin­gu­lar­ity, and Astro­nom­i­cal Suffering

deluks91720 Aug 2020 20:23 UTC
42 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

Sin­ga­pore’s Tech­ni­cal AI Align­ment Re­search Ca­reer Guide

yiyang26 Aug 2020 8:09 UTC
32 points
7 comments8 min readEA link

Asya Ber­gal: Rea­sons you might think hu­man-level AI is un­likely to hap­pen soon

EA Global26 Aug 2020 16:01 UTC
23 points
2 comments18 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

A course for the gen­eral pub­lic on AI

LeandroD31 Aug 2020 1:29 UTC
1 point
0 comments1 min readEA link

Does gen­er­al­ity pay? GPT-3 can provide pre­limi­nary ev­i­dence.

evelynciara12 Jul 2020 18:53 UTC
21 points
4 comments2 min readEA link

Short-Term AI Align­ment as a Pri­or­ity Cause

len.hoang.lnh11 Feb 2020 16:22 UTC
19 points
11 comments7 min readEA link

[Question] Are so­cial me­dia al­gorithms an ex­is­ten­tial risk?

BarryGrimes15 Sep 2020 8:52 UTC
24 points
13 comments1 min readEA link

Sum­mary of Stu­art Rus­sell’s new book, “Hu­man Com­pat­i­ble”

rohinmshah19 Oct 2019 19:56 UTC
31 points
1 comment15 min readEA link
(www.alignmentforum.org)

Feed­back Re­quest on EA Philip­pines’ Ca­reer Ad­vice Re­search for Tech­ni­cal AI Safety

BrianTan3 Oct 2020 10:39 UTC
18 points
5 comments4 min readEA link

AI risk hub in Sin­ga­pore?

kokotajlod29 Oct 2020 11:51 UTC
23 points
3 comments4 min readEA link

fic­tion about AI risk

Ann Garth12 Nov 2020 22:36 UTC
6 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

[Question] Donat­ing against Short Term AI risks

Jan-WillemvanPutten16 Nov 2020 12:23 UTC
5 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

How Rood­man’s GWP model trans­lates to TAI timelines

kokotajlod16 Nov 2020 14:11 UTC
22 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Com­pet­i­tive Ethics

mwcvitkovic24 Nov 2020 1:00 UTC
18 points
7 comments4 min readEA link

Defend­ing against Ad­ver­sar­ial Poli­cies in Re­in­force­ment Learn­ing with Alter­nat­ing Training

sergeivolodin8 Dec 2020 18:38 UTC
4 points
0 comments13 min readEA link

Long-Term Fu­ture Fund: Ask Us Any­thing!

AdamGleave3 Dec 2020 13:44 UTC
88 points
154 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Can we con­vince peo­ple to work on AI safety with­out con­vinc­ing them about AGI hap­pen­ing this cen­tury?

BrianTan26 Nov 2020 14:46 UTC
8 points
3 comments2 min readEA link

Cen­tre for the Study of Ex­is­ten­tial Risk Four Month Re­port June—Septem­ber 2020

HaydnBelfield2 Dec 2020 18:33 UTC
24 points
0 comments18 min readEA link

LessWrong is now a book, available for pre-or­der!

jacobjacob4 Dec 2020 20:42 UTC
48 points
1 comment10 min readEA link

De­fus­ing AGI Danger

Mark Xu24 Dec 2020 23:08 UTC
22 points
0 comments9 min readEA link
(www.alignmentforum.org)

Against GDP as a met­ric for timelines and take­off speeds

kokotajlod29 Dec 2020 17:50 UTC
41 points
6 comments14 min readEA link

Euro­pean Master’s Pro­grams in Ma­chine Learn­ing, Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence, and re­lated fields

Master Programs ML/AI17 Jan 2021 20:09 UTC
16 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Birds, Brains, Planes, and AI: Against Ap­peals to the Com­plex­ity/​Mys­te­ri­ous­ness/​Effi­ciency of the Brain

kokotajlod18 Jan 2021 12:39 UTC
27 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

13 Re­cent Publi­ca­tions on Ex­is­ten­tial Risk (Jan 2021 up­date)

HaydnBelfield8 Feb 2021 12:42 UTC
7 points
2 comments10 min readEA link

Stu­art Rus­sell Hu­man Com­pat­i­ble AI Roundtable with Allan Dafoe, Rob Re­ich, & Ma­ri­etje Schaake

Mahendra Prasad11 Feb 2021 7:43 UTC
16 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

In­ter­view with Tom Chivers: “AI is a plau­si­ble ex­is­ten­tial risk, but it feels as if I’m in Pas­cal’s mug­ging”

felix.h21 Feb 2021 13:41 UTC
16 points
1 comment7 min readEA link

Work­ing at EA or­ga­ni­za­tions se­ries: Ma­chine In­tel­li­gence Re­search Institute

SoerenMind1 Nov 2015 12:49 UTC
8 points
0 commentsEA link

AI Fore­cast­ing Dic­tionary (Fore­cast­ing in­fras­truc­ture, part 1)

jacobjacob8 Aug 2019 13:16 UTC
18 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

AI Fore­cast­ing Re­s­olu­tion Coun­cil (Fore­cast­ing in­fras­truc­ture, part 2)

jacobjacob29 Aug 2019 17:43 UTC
28 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

AI Fore­cast­ing Ques­tion Database (Fore­cast­ing in­fras­truc­ture, part 3)

jacobjacob3 Sep 2019 14:57 UTC
23 points
1 comment4 min readEA link

Cri­tique of Su­per­in­tel­li­gence Part 1

Fods1213 Dec 2018 5:10 UTC
22 points
13 commentsEA link

Cri­tique of Su­per­in­tel­li­gence Part 2

Fods1213 Dec 2018 5:12 UTC
9 points
12 commentsEA link

Cri­tique of Su­per­in­tel­li­gence Part 3

Fods1213 Dec 2018 5:13 UTC
3 points
5 commentsEA link

Cri­tique of Su­per­in­tel­li­gence Part 4

Fods1213 Dec 2018 5:14 UTC
4 points
2 commentsEA link

Cri­tique of Su­per­in­tel­li­gence Part 5

Fods1213 Dec 2018 5:19 UTC
12 points
2 commentsEA link

Re­port on Semi-in­for­ma­tive Pri­ors for AI timelines (Open Philan­thropy)

Tom_Davidson26 Mar 2021 17:46 UTC
62 points
6 comments2 min readEA link

The flaws that make to­day’s AI ar­chi­tec­ture un­safe and a new ap­proach that could fix it

80000_Hours22 Jun 2020 22:15 UTC
3 points
0 comments86 min readEA link
(80000hours.org)

Three Bi­ases That Made Me Believe in AI Risk

beth​13 Feb 2019 23:22 UTC
36 points
20 comments3 min readEA link

But ex­actly how com­plex and frag­ile?

Katja_Grace13 Dec 2019 7:05 UTC
36 points
3 comments3 min readEA link
(meteuphoric.com)

Con­fused about AI re­search as a means of ad­dress­ing AI risk

reallyeli21 Feb 2019 0:07 UTC
31 points
15 comments1 min readEA link

Changes in fund­ing in the AI safety field

Sebastian_Farquhar3 Feb 2017 13:09 UTC
28 points
10 commentsEA link

AI Align­ment 2018-2019 Review

Habryka28 Jan 2020 21:14 UTC
28 points
0 comments6 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

A con­ver­sa­tion with Ro­hin Shah

AI Impacts12 Nov 2019 1:31 UTC
27 points
8 comments33 min readEA link
(aiimpacts.org)

“Tak­ing AI Risk Se­ri­ously” – Thoughts by An­drew Critch

Raemon19 Nov 2018 2:21 UTC
26 points
9 commentsEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

Amanda Askell: AI safety needs so­cial scientists

EA Global4 Mar 2019 15:50 UTC
26 points
0 comments18 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

[Link] Thiel on GCRs

Milan_Griffes22 Jul 2019 20:47 UTC
28 points
11 comments1 min readEA link

Cortés, Pizarro, and Afonso as Prece­dents for Takeover

AI Impacts2 Mar 2020 12:25 UTC
27 points
17 comments11 min readEA link
(aiimpacts.org)

The first AI Safety Camp & onwards

remmelt7 Jun 2018 18:49 UTC
25 points
2 commentsEA link

In­tro to car­ing about AI al­ign­ment as an EA cause

So8res14 Apr 2017 0:42 UTC
24 points
12 commentsEA link

Im­pli­ca­tions of Quan­tum Com­put­ing for Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence al­ign­ment re­search (ABRIDGED)

Jsevillamol5 Sep 2019 14:56 UTC
24 points
4 comments2 min readEA link

Are Hu­mans ‘Hu­man Com­pat­i­ble’?

Matt Boyd6 Dec 2019 5:49 UTC
22 points
8 comments4 min readEA link

A re­sponse to Matthews on AI Risk

RyanCarey11 Aug 2015 12:58 UTC
11 points
17 commentsEA link

What can the prin­ci­pal-agent liter­a­ture tell us about AI risk?

Alexis Carlier10 Feb 2020 10:10 UTC
26 points
1 comment16 min readEA link

Sup­port­ing global co­or­di­na­tion in AI de­vel­op­ment: Why and how to con­tribute to in­ter­na­tional AI standards

pcihon17 Apr 2019 22:17 UTC
21 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

AI safety schol­ar­ships look worth-fund­ing (if other fund­ing is sane)

anon-a19 Nov 2019 0:59 UTC
21 points
6 comments2 min readEA link

Paul Chris­ti­ano: Cur­rent work in AI alignment

EA Global3 Apr 2020 7:06 UTC
22 points
0 comments23 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

AI Safety Ca­reer Bot­tle­necks Sur­vey Re­sponses Responses

Linda Linsefors28 May 2021 10:41 UTC
27 points
1 comment5 min readEA link

[3-hour pod­cast]: Joseph Car­l­smith on longter­mism, utopia, the com­pu­ta­tional power of the brain, meta-ethics, illu­sion­ism and meditation

Gus Docker27 Jul 2021 13:18 UTC
33 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] 1h-vol­un­teers needed for a small AI Safety-re­lated re­search pro­ject

PabloAMC16 Aug 2021 17:51 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] How to get more aca­demics en­thu­si­as­tic about do­ing AI Safety re­search?

PabloAMC4 Sep 2021 14:10 UTC
25 points
19 comments1 min readEA link

List of AI safety courses and resources

Daniel del Castillo6 Sep 2021 14:26 UTC
46 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Is work­ing on AI safety as dan­ger­ous as ig­nor­ing it?

jkmh20 Sep 2021 23:06 UTC
8 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

On Solv­ing Prob­lems Be­fore They Ap­pear: The Weird Episte­molo­gies of Alignment

adamShimi11 Oct 2021 8:21 UTC
27 points
0 comments15 min readEA link

AI Risk in Africa

Claude Formanek12 Oct 2021 2:28 UTC
16 points
0 comments10 min readEA link

[Creative Writ­ing Con­test] The Puppy Problem

Louis13 Oct 2021 14:01 UTC
7 points
0 comments7 min readEA link

[Creative Writ­ing Con­test] Me­tal or Mortal

Louis16 Oct 2021 16:24 UTC
7 points
0 comments7 min readEA link

Pod­cast: Krister Bykvist on moral un­cer­tainty, ra­tio­nal­ity, metaethics, AI and fu­ture pop­u­la­tions

Gus Docker21 Oct 2021 15:17 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.utilitarianpodcast.com)
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