At some point, there was definitely discussion about formal verification of AI systems. At the very least, this MIRIx event seems to have been about the topic.

From Safety Engineering for Artificial General Intelligence:

An AI built in the Artificial General Intelligence paradigm, in which the design is engineered de novo, has the advantage over humans with respect to transparency of disposition, since it is able to display its source code, which can then be reviewed for trustworthiness (Salamon, Rayhawk, and Kramár 2010; Sotala 2012). Indeed, with an impr

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AI Alignment Open Thread August 2019

by habryka 1 min read4th Aug 201996 comments


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Crossposted from the AI Alignment Forum. May contain more technical jargon than usual.

This is an experiment in having an Open Thread dedicated to AI Alignment discussion, hopefully enabling researchers and upcoming researchers to ask small questions they are confused about, share very early stage ideas and have lower-key discussions.