Late 2021 MIRI Conversations

This sequence is a (chronological) series of chatroom conversation logs about artificial general intelligence (AGI). A large number of topics are covered, beginning with conversations related to alignment difficulty.

Rob Bensinger edited and posted this sequence, and Matthew Graves helped with much of the formatting.

Ngo and Yud­kowsky on al­ign­ment difficulty

Ngo and Yud­kowsky on AI ca­pa­bil­ity gains

Yud­kowsky and Chris­ti­ano dis­cuss “Take­off Speeds”

Chris­ti­ano, Co­tra, and Yud­kowsky on AI progress