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Holly Elmore on Pausing AI, Hardware Overhang, Safety Research, and Protesting

29 February, 2024

Holly Elmore joins the podcast to discuss pausing frontier AI, hardware overhang, safety research during a pause, the social dynamics of AI risk, and what prevents AGI corporations from collaborating. You can read more about Holly's work at

00:00 Pausing AI
10:23 Risks during an AI pause
19:41 Hardware overhang
29:04 Technological progress
37:00 Safety research during a pause
54:42 Social dynamics of AI risk
1:10:00 What prevents cooperation?
1:18:21 What about China?
1:28:24 Protesting AGI corporations

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