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Connor Leahy on the State of AI and Alignment Research

April 20, 2023


Connor Leahy joins the podcast to discuss the state of the AI. Which labs are in front? Which alignment solutions might work? How will the public react to more capable AI? You can read more about Connor's work here.


00:00 Landscape of AI research labs
10:13 Is AGI a useful term?
13:31 AI predictions
17:56 Reinforcement learning from human feedback
29:53 Mechanistic interpretability
33:37 Yudkowsky and Christiano
41:39 Cognitive Emulations
43:11 Public reactions to AI

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