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AI Alignment: An Introduction | Rohin Shah | EAGxOxford 22

December 17, 2022 Peter Gebauer and Patrick Brinich-Langlois
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AI Alignment: An Introduction | Rohin Shah | EAGxOxford 22
Show Notes

"You've probably heard that Elon Musk, Stuart Russell, and Stephen Hawking warn of dangers posed by AI. What are these risks, and what basis do they have in AI practice? Rohin Shah will first describe the more philosophical argument that suggests that a superintelligent AI system pursuing the wrong goal would lead to an existential catastrophe. Then, he'll ground this argument in current AI practice, arguing that it is plausible both that we build superintelligent AI in the coming decades, and that such a system would pursue an incorrect goal.

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Effective Altruism is a social movement dedicated to finding ways to do the most good possible, whether through charitable donations, career choices, or volunteer projects. EA Global conferences are gatherings for EAs to meet. You can also listen to this talk along with its accompanying video on YouTube.