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Ajeya Cotra on how Artificial Intelligence Could Cause Catastrophe

Radio Bostrom

Audio narrations of academic papers by Nick Bostrom.


Ajeya Cotra joins us to discuss how artificial intelligence could cause catastrophe.
Follow the work of Ajeya and her colleagues:
00:00 Introduction
00:53 AI safety research in general
02:04 Realistic scenarios for AI catastrophes
06:51 A dangerous AI model developed in the near future
09:10 Assumptions behind dangerous AI development
14:45 Can AIs learn long-term planning?
18:09 Can AIs understand human psychology?
22:32 Training an AI model with naive safety features
24:06 Can AIs be deceptive?
31:07 What happens after deploying an unsafe AI system?
44:03 What can we do to prevent an AI catastrophe?
53:58 The next episode