The Only Way to Deal With the Threat From AI? Shut It Down: Yudkowsky, Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Progress in AI capabilities is running vastly, vastly ahead of progress in AI alignment or even progress in understanding what the hell is going on inside those systems.

Put a ceiling on how much computing power anyone is allowed to use in training an AI system, and move it downward over the coming years to compensate for more efficient training algorithms – Yudkowsky, a decision theorist from the U.S. and leads research at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute.


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