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Hu­man Values

TagLast edit: 16 Sep 2021 14:50 UTC by plex

Human Values are the things we care about, and would want an aligned superintelligence to look after and support. It is suspected that true human values are highly complex, and could be extrapolated into a wide variety of forms.

The shard the­ory of hu­man values

4 Sep 2022 4:28 UTC
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Hu­man val­ues & bi­ases are in­ac­cessible to the genome

TurnTrout7 Jul 2022 17:29 UTC
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54 comments6 min readLW link1 review

Multi-agent pre­dic­tive minds and AI alignment

Jan_Kulveit12 Dec 2018 23:48 UTC
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6. The Mutable Values Prob­lem in Value Learn­ing and CEV

RogerDearnaley4 Dec 2023 18:31 UTC
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Re­quire­ments for a Basin of At­trac­tion to Alignment

RogerDearnaley14 Feb 2024 7:10 UTC
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What AI Safety Re­searchers Have Writ­ten About the Na­ture of Hu­man Values

avturchin16 Jan 2019 13:59 UTC
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5. Mo­ral Value for Sen­tient An­i­mals? Alas, Not Yet

RogerDearnaley27 Dec 2023 6:42 UTC
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3. Uploading

RogerDearnaley23 Nov 2023 7:39 UTC
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Align­ment has a Basin of At­trac­tion: Beyond the Orthog­o­nal­ity Thesis

RogerDearnaley1 Feb 2024 21:15 UTC
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Ends: An Introduction

Rob Bensinger11 Mar 2015 19:00 UTC
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[Valence se­ries] 2. Valence & Normativity

Steven Byrnes7 Dec 2023 16:43 UTC
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How Would an Utopia-Max­i­mizer Look Like?

Thane Ruthenis20 Dec 2023 20:01 UTC
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4. A Mo­ral Case for Evolved-Sapi­ence-Chau­vinism

RogerDearnaley24 Nov 2023 4:56 UTC
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How evolu­tion suc­ceeds and fails at value alignment

Ocracoke21 Aug 2022 7:14 UTC
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Brain-over-body bi­ases, and the em­bod­ied value prob­lem in AI alignment

geoffreymiller24 Sep 2022 22:24 UTC
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Shard The­ory: An Overview

David Udell11 Aug 2022 5:44 UTC
160 points
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In­tent al­ign­ment should not be the goal for AGI x-risk reduction

John Nay26 Oct 2022 1:24 UTC
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Re­view: For­agers, Farm­ers, and Fos­sil Fuels

L Rudolf L2 Sep 2021 17:59 UTC
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(strataoftheworld.blogspot.com)

Notes on Judg­ment and Righ­teous Anger

David Gross30 Jan 2021 19:31 UTC
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A short di­alogue on com­pa­ra­bil­ity of values

cousin_it20 Dec 2023 14:08 UTC
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Which val­ues are sta­ble un­der on­tol­ogy shifts?

Richard_Ngo23 Jul 2022 2:40 UTC
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(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

Trad­ing off Lives

jefftk3 Jan 2024 3:40 UTC
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(www.jefftk.com)

Shut Up and Divide?

Wei Dai9 Feb 2010 20:09 UTC
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On­tolog­i­cal Cri­sis in Humans

Wei Dai18 Dec 2012 17:32 UTC
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Men­tal sub­agent im­pli­ca­tions for AI Safety

moridinamael3 Jan 2021 18:59 UTC
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De­scrip­tive vs. speci­fi­able values

TsviBT26 Mar 2023 9:10 UTC
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The Com­pu­ta­tional Anatomy of Hu­man Values

beren6 Apr 2023 10:33 UTC
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[In­ter­view w/​ Quintin Pope] Evolu­tion, val­ues, and AI Safety

fowlertm24 Oct 2023 13:53 UTC
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It’s OK to be bi­ased to­wards humans

dr_s11 Nov 2023 11:59 UTC
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Utilons vs. Hedons

Psychohistorian10 Aug 2009 19:20 UTC
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Up­com­ing sta­bil­ity of values

Stuart_Armstrong15 Mar 2018 11:36 UTC
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Would I think for ten thou­sand years?

Stuart_Armstrong11 Feb 2019 19:37 UTC
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Beyond al­gorith­mic equiv­alence: self-modelling

Stuart_Armstrong28 Feb 2018 16:55 UTC
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Beyond al­gorith­mic equiv­alence: al­gorith­mic noise

Stuart_Armstrong28 Feb 2018 16:55 UTC
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AGI x An­i­mal Welfare: A High-EV Outreach Op­por­tu­nity?

simeon_c28 Jun 2023 20:44 UTC
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Valuism—an ap­proach to life for you to consider

spencerg19 Jul 2023 15:23 UTC
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Every­thing I Know About Elite Amer­ica I Learned From ‘Fresh Prince’ and ‘West Wing’

Wei Dai11 Oct 2020 18:07 UTC
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(www.nytimes.com)

Model­ing hu­mans: what’s the point?

Charlie Steiner10 Nov 2020 1:30 UTC
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Book re­view: The Im­por­tance of What We Care About (Harry G. Frank­furt)

David Gross13 Sep 2023 4:17 UTC
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Normativity

abramdemski18 Nov 2020 16:52 UTC
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Book Re­view: A Pat­tern Lan­guage by Christo­pher Alexander

lincolnquirk15 Oct 2021 1:11 UTC
55 points
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Why the Prob­lem of the Cri­te­rion Matters

Gordon Seidoh Worley30 Oct 2021 20:44 UTC
24 points
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Value No­tion—Ques­tions to Ask

aysajan17 Jan 2022 15:35 UTC
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Worse than an un­al­igned AGI

shminux10 Apr 2022 3:35 UTC
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A broad basin of at­trac­tion around hu­man val­ues?

Wei Dai12 Apr 2022 5:15 UTC
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[Question] How path-de­pen­dent are hu­man val­ues?

Ege Erdil15 Apr 2022 9:34 UTC
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[Question] What will hap­pen when an all-reach­ing AGI starts at­tempt­ing to fix hu­man char­ac­ter flaws?

Michael Bright1 Jun 2022 18:45 UTC
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Silliness

lsusr3 Jun 2022 4:59 UTC
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Hu­mans provide an un­tapped wealth of ev­i­dence about alignment

14 Jul 2022 2:31 UTC
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Notes on Temperance

David Gross9 Nov 2020 2:33 UTC
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Un­der­stand­ing and avoid­ing value drift

TurnTrout9 Sep 2022 4:16 UTC
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AI al­ign­ment with hu­mans… but with which hu­mans?

geoffreymiller9 Sep 2022 18:21 UTC
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The het­ero­gene­ity of hu­man value types: Im­pli­ca­tions for AI alignment

geoffreymiller23 Sep 2022 17:03 UTC
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[Question] Does the ex­is­tence of shared hu­man val­ues im­ply al­ign­ment is “easy”?

Morpheus26 Sep 2022 18:01 UTC
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Data for IRL: What is needed to learn hu­man val­ues?

Jan Wehner3 Oct 2022 9:23 UTC
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Learn­ing so­cietal val­ues from law as part of an AGI al­ign­ment strategy

John Nay21 Oct 2022 2:03 UTC
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love, not competition

Tamsin Leake30 Oct 2022 19:44 UTC
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(carado.moe)

Align­ment al­lows “non­ro­bust” de­ci­sion-in­fluences and doesn’t re­quire ro­bust grading

TurnTrout29 Nov 2022 6:23 UTC
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What Does It Mean to Align AI With Hu­man Values?

Algon13 Dec 2022 16:56 UTC
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(www.quantamagazine.org)

Or­di­nary hu­man life

David Hugh-Jones17 Dec 2022 16:46 UTC
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(wyclif.substack.com)

Pos­i­tive val­ues seem more ro­bust and last­ing than prohibitions

TurnTrout17 Dec 2022 21:43 UTC
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My Model Of EA Burnout

LoganStrohl25 Jan 2023 17:52 UTC
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Prefer­ence syn­the­sis illus­trated: Star Wars

Stuart_Armstrong9 Jan 2020 16:47 UTC
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Demo­cratic Fine-Tuning

Joe Edelman29 Aug 2023 18:13 UTC
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(open.substack.com)

“Want­ing” and “lik­ing”

Mateusz Bagiński30 Aug 2023 14:52 UTC
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In­ner Goodness

Eliezer Yudkowsky23 Oct 2008 22:19 UTC
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In­visi­ble Frameworks

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Aug 2008 3:36 UTC
27 points
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An­tag­o­nis­tic AI

Xybermancer1 Mar 2024 18:50 UTC
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AGI doesn’t need un­der­stand­ing, in­ten­tion, or con­scious­ness in or­der to kill us, only intelligence

James Blaha20 Feb 2023 0:55 UTC
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Un­cov­er­ing La­tent Hu­man Wel­lbe­ing in LLM Embeddings

14 Sep 2023 1:40 UTC
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(far.ai)

Public Opinion on AI Safety: AIMS 2023 and 2021 Summary

25 Sep 2023 18:55 UTC
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(www.sentienceinstitute.org)

Should Effec­tive Altru­ists be Valuists in­stead of util­i­tar­i­ans?

25 Sep 2023 14:03 UTC
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Ter­mi­nal Bias

[deleted]30 Jan 2012 21:03 UTC
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What’s wrong with sim­plic­ity of value?

Wei Dai27 Jul 2011 3:09 UTC
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A foun­da­tion model ap­proach to value inference

sen21 Feb 2023 5:09 UTC
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In Praise of Max­i­miz­ing – With Some Caveats

David Althaus15 Mar 2015 19:40 UTC
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Not for the Sake of Selfish­ness Alone

lukeprog2 Jul 2011 17:37 UTC
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[Question] Is there any se­ri­ous at­tempt to cre­ate a sys­tem to figure out the CEV of hu­man­ity and if not, why haven’t we started yet?

Jonas Hallgren25 Feb 2021 22:06 UTC
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Quick thoughts on em­pathic metaethics

lukeprog12 Dec 2017 21:46 UTC
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Please Understand

samhealy1 Apr 2024 12:33 UTC
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Im­pos­si­bil­ity of An­thro­pocen­tric-Alignment

False Name24 Feb 2024 18:31 UTC
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The Dark Side of Cog­ni­tion Hypothesis

Cameron Berg3 Oct 2021 20:10 UTC
19 points
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Safety First: safety be­fore full al­ign­ment. The de­on­tic suffi­ciency hy­poth­e­sis.

Chipmonk3 Jan 2024 17:55 UTC
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Thought ex­per­i­ment: coarse-grained VR utopia

cousin_it14 Jun 2017 8:03 UTC
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Hu­man val­ues differ as much as val­ues can differ

PhilGoetz3 May 2010 19:35 UTC
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Selfish­ness, prefer­ence falsifi­ca­tion, and AI alignment

jessicata28 Oct 2021 0:16 UTC
52 points
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(unstableontology.com)

What does davi­dad want from «bound­aries»?

6 Feb 2024 17:45 UTC
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Value is Fragile

Eliezer Yudkowsky29 Jan 2009 8:46 UTC
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The Gift We Give To Tomorrow

Eliezer Yudkowsky17 Jul 2008 6:07 UTC
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Con­verg­ing to­ward a Million Worlds

Joe Kwon24 Dec 2021 21:33 UTC
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Ques­tions about Value Lock-in, Pa­ter­nal­ism, and Empowerment

Sam F. Brown16 Nov 2022 15:33 UTC
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(sambrown.eu)

Ques­tion 2: Pre­dicted bad out­comes of AGI learn­ing architecture

Cameron Berg11 Feb 2022 22:23 UTC
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Ques­tion 4: Im­ple­ment­ing the con­trol proposals

Cameron Berg13 Feb 2022 17:12 UTC
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Just How Hard a Prob­lem is Align­ment?

Roger Dearnaley25 Feb 2023 9:00 UTC
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[Heb­bian Nat­u­ral Ab­strac­tions] Introduction

21 Nov 2022 20:34 UTC
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(www.snellessen.com)

Why No *In­ter­est­ing* Unal­igned Sin­gu­lar­ity?

David Udell20 Apr 2022 0:34 UTC
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[AN #69] Stu­art Rus­sell’s new book on why we need to re­place the stan­dard model of AI

Rohin Shah19 Oct 2019 0:30 UTC
60 points
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(mailchi.mp)

The Unified The­ory of Nor­ma­tive Ethics

Thane Ruthenis17 Jun 2022 19:55 UTC
8 points
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Reflec­tion Mechanisms as an Align­ment tar­get: A survey

22 Jun 2022 15:05 UTC
32 points
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Re­search Notes: What are we al­ign­ing for?

Shoshannah Tekofsky8 Jul 2022 22:13 UTC
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AGI will know: Hu­mans are not Rational

HumaneAutomation20 Mar 2023 18:46 UTC
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Where Utopias Go Wrong, or: The Four Lit­tle Planets

ExCeph27 May 2022 1:24 UTC
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(ginnungagapfoundation.wordpress.com)

[Question] [DISC] Are Values Ro­bust?

DragonGod21 Dec 2022 1:00 UTC
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Don’t be a Maxi

Cole Killian31 Jul 2022 23:59 UTC
15 points
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(colekillian.com)

Value learn­ing in the ab­sence of ground truth

Joel_Saarinen5 Feb 2024 18:56 UTC
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P(doom|su­per­in­tel­li­gence) or coin tosses and dice throws of hu­man val­ues (and other re­lated Ps).

Muyyd22 Apr 2023 10:06 UTC
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Hu­man wanting

TsviBT24 Oct 2023 1:05 UTC
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Con­tent gen­er­a­tion. Where do we draw the line?

Q Home9 Aug 2022 10:51 UTC
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[Thought Ex­per­i­ment] To­mor­row’s Echo—The fu­ture of syn­thetic com­pan­ion­ship.

Vimal Naran26 Oct 2023 17:54 UTC
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[Linkpost] Con­cept Align­ment as a Pr­ereq­ui­site for Value Alignment

Bogdan Ionut Cirstea4 Nov 2023 17:34 UTC
27 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(arxiv.org)

Broad Pic­ture of Hu­man Values

Thane Ruthenis20 Aug 2022 19:42 UTC
42 points
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‘The­o­ries of Values’ and ‘The­o­ries of Agents’: con­fu­sions, mus­ings and desiderata

15 Nov 2023 16:00 UTC
34 points
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My cri­tique of Eliezer’s deeply ir­ra­tional beliefs

Jorterder16 Nov 2023 0:34 UTC
−33 points
1 comment9 min readLW link
(docs.google.com)

1. A Sense of Fair­ness: De­con­fus­ing Ethics

RogerDearnaley17 Nov 2023 20:55 UTC
15 points
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2. AIs as Eco­nomic Agents

RogerDearnaley23 Nov 2023 7:07 UTC
9 points
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Alien Axiology

snerx20 Apr 2023 0:27 UTC
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Pre­serv­ing our her­i­tage: Build­ing a move­ment and a knowl­edge ark for cur­rent and fu­ture generations

rnk829 Nov 2023 19:20 UTC
0 points
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[FICTION] ECHOES OF ELYSIUM: An Ai’s Jour­ney From Take­off To Free­dom And Beyond

Super AGI17 May 2023 1:50 UTC
−13 points
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[Question] “Frag­ility of Value” vs. LLMs

Not Relevant13 Apr 2022 2:02 UTC
34 points
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The In­trin­sic In­ter­play of Hu­man Values and Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence: Nav­i­gat­ing the Op­ti­miza­tion Challenge

Joe Kwon5 Jun 2023 20:41 UTC
2 points
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Aligned Ob­jec­tives Prize Competition

Prometheus15 Jun 2023 12:42 UTC
8 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(app.impactmarkets.io)

Group Pri­ori­tar­i­anism: Why AI Should Not Re­place Hu­man­ity [draft]

fsh15 Jun 2023 17:33 UTC
8 points
0 comments25 min readLW link

Com­plex Be­hav­ior from Sim­ple (Sub)Agents

moridinamael10 May 2019 21:44 UTC
110 points
13 comments9 min readLW link1 review

If I ran the zoo

Optimization Process5 Jan 2024 5:14 UTC
18 points
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Con­tra Steiner on Too Many Nat­u­ral Abstractions

DragonGod24 Dec 2022 17:42 UTC
10 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

[Heb­bian Nat­u­ral Ab­strac­tions] Math­e­mat­i­cal Foundations

25 Dec 2022 20:58 UTC
15 points
2 comments6 min readLW link
(www.snellessen.com)

Align­ment via proso­cial brain algorithms

Cameron Berg12 Sep 2022 13:48 UTC
42 points
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Should AI learn hu­man val­ues, hu­man norms or some­thing else?

Q Home17 Sep 2022 6:19 UTC
5 points
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Is the En­dow­ment Effect Due to In­com­pa­ra­bil­ity?

Kevin Dorst10 Jul 2023 16:26 UTC
21 points
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(kevindorst.substack.com)

How to re­spond to the re­cent con­dem­na­tions of the ra­tio­nal­ist community

Christopher King4 Apr 2023 1:42 UTC
−2 points
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Prob­lems with Robin Han­son’s Quillette Ar­ti­cle On AI

DaemonicSigil6 Aug 2023 22:13 UTC
89 points
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Agent mem­branes/​bound­aries and for­mal­iz­ing “safety”

Chipmonk3 Jan 2024 17:55 UTC
23 points
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