WillPearson comments on Personal thoughts on careers in AI policy and strategy - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: WillPearson 28 September 2017 11:03:12AM 2 points [-]

I agree that creativity is key.

I'd would point out that you may need discipline to do experiments based upon your creative thoughts (if the information you need is not available). If you can't check your original reasoning against the world, you are adrift in a sea of possibilities.

Comment author: John_Maxwell_IV 28 September 2017 06:41:10PM 0 points [-]

Yeah, that sounds about right. Research and idea generation are synergistic processes. I'm not completely sure what the best way to balance them is.