Artificial Intelligence News

AI and Robotics Researchers Boycott South Korea Tech Institute Over Development of AI Weapons Technology

UPDATE 4-9-18: The boycott against KAIST has ended. The press…

Podcast: Navigating AI Safety - From Malicious Use to Accidents

 Is the malicious use of artificial intelligence inevitable?…

How AI Handles Uncertainty: An Interview With Brian Ziebart

When training image detectors, AI researchers can’t replicate…

Podcast: AI and the Value Alignment Problem with Meia Chita-Tegmark and Lucas Perry

What does it mean to create beneficial artificial intelligence?…

How to Prepare for the Malicious Use of AI

How can we forecast, prevent, and (when necessary) mitigate the…

MIRI's February 2018 Newsletter

Updates New at IAFF: An Untrollable Mathematician New…

Optimizing AI Safety Research: An Interview With Owen Cotton-Barratt

Artificial intelligence poses a myriad of risks to humanity.…

Transparent and Interpretable AI: an interview with Percy Liang

At the end of 2017, the United States House of Representatives…

Is There a Trade-off Between Immediate and Longer-term AI Safety Efforts?

Something I often hear in the machine learning community and…

MIRI's January 2018 Newsletter

Our 2017 fundraiser was a huge success, with 341 donors contributing…

AI Should Provide a Shared Benefit for as Many People as Possible

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Shared Benefit Principle: AI technologies should benefit and…

Deep Safety: NIPS 2017 Report

This year’s NIPS gave me a general sense that near-term AI…

Research for Beneficial Artificial Intelligence

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Research Goal: The goal of AI research should be to create not…

Podcast: Beneficial AI and Existential Hope in 2018

For most of us, 2017 has been a roller coaster, from increased…

2018 International AI Safety Grants Competition

For many years, artificial intelligence (AI) research has…

MIRI's December 2017 Newsletter and Annual Fundraiser

Our annual fundraiser is live. Discussed in the fundraiser post: …

When Should Machines Make Decisions?

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Human Control: Humans should choose how and whether to delegate…

Podcast: Balancing the Risks of Future Technologies with Andrew Maynard and Jack Stilgoe

What does it means for technology to “get it right,”…

Help Support FLI This Giving Tuesday

We’ve accomplished a lot. FLI has only been around for a few…