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Resources to check out
Positively shaping the development of artificial intelligence → 80,000 Hours Problem Profile ~ 30 min
What Do We Know about AI Timelines? → Article ~ 15 min An Open Philanthropy article about the current thinking on AI timelines. The article was written to inform OpenPhil’s cause prioritisation.
The Artificial Intelligence Revolution → Blog post ~1 hour
The Case for Taking AI Seriously → Article ~ 40 min A Vox Future Perfect article laying out the argument for taking AI seriously as they see it. They define AI and the risks (from a Yudkowsky-Bostrom perspective) and some of the current thinking about the problem.
Potential Risks from Advanced AI → EAG Talk ~ 30 min “In this 2017 talk, Daniel Dewey presents Open Philanthropy Project's work and thinking on advanced artifical intelligence. He also gives an overview over the field, distinguishing between strategic risks - related to how influential actors will react to the rise of advanced AI systems - and misalignment risks - related to whether AI systems will reliably do what we want them to do.”
Cause Prioritization considerations
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- How does this interact with other causes?