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How to Purchase AI Risk Reduction

What I don't see people talking enough about is the obvious need for this:

large government funding (eg, in the US).

Our is an incredibly large and difficult mission -- to smoothly integrate humans, their qualia and values into the coming AI.

The government funding, of course, should not be directed by bureaucrats deciding on their own, but by, e.g., Singularity Institute and other Friendly AI, human-integration proponents .

I.e., government funding should be directed by a formidable Singularity preparation Political Action Committee

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0asr9yTwo hesitations in re lots of cash: 1) What would SI do with the money? My sense is that the current management structure would be hard-pressed to absorb more than, say, twice what they currently have. 2) Government money comes with sometimes onerous obligations in terms of disclosure, transparency, etc etc. It may not be cost-effective. I don't know about foundation money but I'm not sure how hands-off the Gates people are.