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Delegation

TagLast edit: 26 Nov 2020 11:23 UTC by Remmelt Ellen

When some humans want something done, those humans can delegate responsibility for the task to one or more AI systems. From the perspective of the AI systems, the relationship would be one of assistance directed toward the humans. However, to avoid dependence of our arguments upon viewing AI systems as having a “perspective”, we treat humans as the primary seat of agency, and view the humans as engaged in delegation.
– excerpt from AI Research Considerations for Human Existential Safety report

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Remmelt Ellen26 Nov 2020 11:17 UTC
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