Interesting. Your crux seems good; I think it's a crux for us. I expect things play out more like Eliezer predicts here: https://www.facebook.com/jefftk/posts/886930452142?comment_id=886983450932&comment_tracking=%7B%22tn%22%3A%22R%22%7D&hc_location=ufi

I also predict that there will be types of failure we will not notice, or will misinterpret. It seems fairly likely to me proto-AGI (i.e. AI that could autonomously learn to become AGI within <~10yrs of acting in the real world) is deployed and creates proto-AGI subagents, some of which ... (read more)

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.