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Conversation with Rohin Shah

AI Impacts talked to AI safety researcher Rohin Shah about his views on AI risk. With his permission, we have transcribed this interview. Participants Rohin Shah — PhD student at the Center for Human-Compatible AI,

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Conversation with Paul Christiano

AI Impacts talked to AI safety researcher Paul Christiano about his views on AI risk. With his permission, we have transcribed this interview. Participants Paul Christiano — OpenAI safety team Asya Bergal – AI Impacts

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Ernie Davis on the landscape of AI risks

Earlier this month, I spoke with Ernie Davis about why he is skeptical that risks from superintelligent AI are substantial and tractable enough to merit dedicated work. This was part of a larger project that

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Conversation with Ernie Davis

AI Impacts spoke with computer scientist Ernie Davis about his views of AI risk. With his permission, we have transcribed this interview. Participants Ernest Davis – professor of computer science at the Courant Institute of

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Continuity of progress

Historic trends in land speed records

Land speed records did not see any greater-than-10-year discontinuities relative to linear progress across all records. Considered as several distinct linear trends it saw discontinuities of 12, 13, 25, and 13 years, the first two

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Methodology for discontinuous progress investigation

AI Impacts’ discontinuous progress investigation was conducted according to methodology outlined on this page. Details Contributions to the discontinuous progress investigation were made over at least 2015-2019, by a number of different people, and methods