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Christopher King

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@theking@mathstodon.xyz

Acausal Now: We could to­tally acausally bar­gain with aliens at our cur­rent tech level if desired

Christopher King9 Aug 2023 0:50 UTC
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Ne­cro­mancy’s un­in­tended con­se­quences.

Christopher King9 Aug 2023 0:08 UTC
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How do low level hy­pothe­ses con­strain high level ones? The mys­tery of the dis­ap­pear­ing di­a­mond.

Christopher King11 Jul 2023 19:27 UTC
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Challenge pro­posal: small­est pos­si­ble self-hard­en­ing back­door for RLHF

Christopher King29 Jun 2023 16:56 UTC
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An­throp­i­cally Blind: the an­thropic shadow is re­flec­tively inconsistent

Christopher King29 Jun 2023 2:36 UTC
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Solomonoff in­duc­tion still works if the uni­verse is un­com­putable, and its use­ful­ness doesn’t re­quire know­ing Oc­cam’s razor

Christopher King18 Jun 2023 1:52 UTC
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De­mys­tify­ing Born’s rule

Christopher King14 Jun 2023 3:16 UTC
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Cur­rent AI harms are also sci-fi

Christopher King8 Jun 2023 17:49 UTC
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In­fer­ence from a Math­e­mat­i­cal De­scrip­tion of an Ex­ist­ing Align­ment Re­search: a pro­posal for an outer al­ign­ment re­search program

Christopher King2 Jun 2023 21:54 UTC
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The un­spo­ken but ridicu­lous as­sump­tion of AI doom: the hid­den doom assumption

Christopher King1 Jun 2023 17:01 UTC
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[Question] What pro­jects and efforts are there to pro­mote AI safety re­search?

Christopher King24 May 2023 0:33 UTC
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See­ing Ghosts by GPT-4

Christopher King20 May 2023 0:11 UTC
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We are mis­al­igned: the sad­den­ing idea that most of hu­man­ity doesn’t in­trin­si­cally care about x-risk, even on a per­sonal level

Christopher King19 May 2023 16:12 UTC
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Pro­posal: we should start refer­ring to the risk from un­al­igned AI as a type of *ac­ci­dent risk*

Christopher King16 May 2023 15:18 UTC
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PCAST Work­ing Group on Gen­er­a­tive AI In­vites Public Input

Christopher King13 May 2023 22:49 UTC
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(terrytao.wordpress.com)

The way AGI wins could look very stupid

Christopher King12 May 2023 16:34 UTC
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Are healthy choices effec­tive for im­prov­ing live ex­pec­tancy any­more?

Christopher King8 May 2023 21:25 UTC
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Acausal trade nat­u­rally re­sults in the Nash bar­gain­ing solution

Christopher King8 May 2023 18:13 UTC
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For­mal­iz­ing the “AI x-risk is un­likely be­cause it is ridicu­lous” argument

Christopher King3 May 2023 18:56 UTC
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[Question] Ac­cu­racy of ar­gu­ments that are seen as ridicu­lous and in­tu­itively false but don’t have good counter-arguments

Christopher King29 Apr 2023 23:58 UTC
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