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Darren McKee on Uncontrollable Superintelligence

December 1, 2023

Darren McKee joins the podcast to discuss how AI might be difficult to control, which goals and traits AI systems will develop, and whether there's a unified solution to AI alignment.

00:00 Uncontrollable superintelligence
16:41 AI goals and the "virus analogy"
28:36 Speed of AI cognition
39:25 Narrow AI and autonomy
52:23 Reliability of current and future AI
1:02:33 Planning for multiple AI scenarios
1:18:57 Will AIs seek self-preservation?
1:27:57 Is there a unified solution to AI alignment?
1:30:26 Concrete AI safety proposals


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