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Lennart Heim on Compute Governance

6 April, 2023

Lennart Heim joins the podcast to discuss options for governing the compute used by AI labs and potential problems with this approach to AI safety. You can read more about Lennart's work here.


00:00 Introduction
00:37 AI risk
03:33 Why focus on compute?
11:27 Monitoring compute
20:30 Restricting compute
26:54 Subsidising compute
34:00 Compute as a bottleneck
38:41 US and China
42:14 Unintended consequences
46:50 Will AI be like nuclear energy?

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