AI Alignment Open Thread August 2019

This is an ex­per­i­ment in hav­ing an Open Thread ded­i­cated to AI Align­ment dis­cus­sion, hope­fully en­abling re­searchers and up­com­ing re­searchers to ask small ques­tions they are con­fused about, share very early stage ideas and have lower-key dis­cus­sions.