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Nathan Labenz on How AI Will Transform the Economy

May 12, 2023

Nathan Labenz joins the podcast to discuss the economic effects of AI on growth, productivity, and employment. We also talk about whether AI might have catastrophic effects on the world. You can read more about Nathan's work here.


00:00 Economic transformation from AI
11:15 Productivity increases from technology
17:44 AI effects on employment
28:43 Life without jobs
38:42 Losing contact with reality
42:31 Catastrophic risks from AI
53:52 Scaling AI training runs
1:02:39 Stable opinions on AI?


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