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What Should the Average EA Do About AI Alignment?

I'm trying to get a handle on what advice to give people who are convinced AI is a problem worthy of their time, *probably* the most important problem, but are not sure if they have the talent necessary to contribute. A trending school of thought is "AI Alignment needs careful,... Read More
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Building Cooperative Epistemology (Response to "EA has a Lying Problem", among other things)

This is in response to Sarah Constantin's recent post about intellectual dishonesty within the EA community. I roughly agree with Sarah's main object level points, but I think this essay doesn't sufficiently embody the spirit of cooperative discourse it's trying to promote. I have a lot of thoughts here, but they... Read More
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Meetup : Brooklyn EA Gathering

Discussion article for the meetup : Brooklyn EA Gathering WHEN: 18 April 2015 08:00:00PM (-0700) WHERE: 851 Park Place, Brooklyn NY 11216 This week Peter Singer will in NYC, touring with his new Effective Altruism book "The Most Good You Can Do." His book signing event is on Tuesday (with... Read More