To be hopefully clear: I'm applying this normative claim to argue that proof is needed to establish the desired level of confidence.

Under my model, it's overwhelmingly likely that regardless of what we do AGI will be deployed with less than the desired level of confidence in its alignment. If I personally controlled whether or not AGI was deployed, then I'd be extremely interested in the normative claim. If I then agreed with the normative claim, I'd agree with:

proof is needed to establish the desired level of confidence. That doesn
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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.