In Copenhagen the summer before last, I shared a taxi with a man who thought his chance of dying in an artificial intelligence-related accident was as high as that of heart disease or cancer. No surprise if he’d been the driver, perhaps (never tell a taxi driver that you’re a philosopher!), but this was a man who has spent his career with computers.


Nothing new for LW, but interesting to see some non-sci-fi public discussion of AI risk.

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So, today's lesson: before posting links to things on LW, consider our priors for how likely other LWers are to have already posted them...

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