Deconstructing Bostrom’s Classic Argument for AI Doom

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I had a pretty great discussion with social psychologist and philosopher Lance Bush recently about the orthogonality thesis, which ended up turning into a broader analysis of Nick Bostrom’s argument for AI doom as presented in Superintelligence, and some related issues.

While the video is intended for a general audience interested in philosophy, and assumes no background in AI or AI safety, in retrospect I think it was possibly the clearest and most rigorous interview or essay I’ve done on this topic. In particular I’m much more proud of this interview than I am of our recent Counting arguments provide no evidence for AI doom post.

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