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Comment author: brianwang712 12 March 2018 04:34:30AM *  3 points [-]

To add onto the "platforms matter" point, you could tell a story similar to Bostrom's (build up credibility first, then have impact later) with Max Tegmark's career. He explicitly advocates this strategy to EAs in 25:48 to 29:00 of this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f1lmNqbgrk&feature=youtu.be&t=1548.

Comment author: alexflint 31 March 2018 06:35:50PM 0 points [-]

Thanks for the pointer - noted!