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Roman Yampolskiy on Objections to AI Safety

May 26, 2023


Roman Yampolskiy joins the podcast to discuss various objections to AI safety, impossibility results for AI, and how much risk civilization should accept from emerging technologies. You can read more about Roman's work here.


00:00 Objections to AI safety
15:06 Will robots make AI risks salient?
27:51 Was early AI safety research useful?
37:28 Impossibility results for AI
47:25 How much risk should we accept?
1:01:21 Exponential or S-curve?
1:12:27 Will AI accidents increase?
1:23:56 Will we know who was right about AI?
1:33:33 Difference between AI output and AI model


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