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Ajeya Cotra on how Artificial Intelligence Could Cause Catastrophe

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November 3, 2022
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Ajeya Cotra joins us to discuss how artificial intelligence could cause catastrophe.

Follow the work of Ajeya and her colleagues.

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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

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