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JustinShovelain

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I am the co founder of and re­searcher at the quan­ti­ta­tive long term strat­egy or­ga­ni­za­tion Con­ver­gence (see here for our grow­ing list of pub­li­ca­tions). Over the last eleven years I have worked with MIRI, CFAR, EA Global, Founders Fund, and Lev­er­age, and done work in EA strat­egy, fundrais­ing, net­work­ing, teach­ing, cog­ni­tive en­hance­ment, and AI safety re­search. I have a MS de­gree in com­puter sci­ence and BS de­grees in com­puter sci­ence, math­e­mat­ics, and physics.

Eval­u­at­ing ex­per­tise: a clear box model

JustinShovelain15 Oct 2020 14:18 UTC
26 points
3 comments5 min readLW link

COVID-19: An op­por­tu­nity to help by mod­el­ling test­ing and trac­ing to in­form the UK government

JustinShovelain17 Apr 2020 17:21 UTC
16 points
2 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Test­ing and con­tact trac­ing im­pact as­sess­ment model?

JustinShovelain9 Apr 2020 17:42 UTC
8 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

COVID-19: List of ideas to re­duce the di­rect harm from the virus, with an em­pha­sis on un­usual ideas

JustinShovelain9 Apr 2020 11:33 UTC
33 points
13 comments7 min readLW link

Us­ing vec­tor fields to vi­su­al­ise prefer­ences and make them consistent

28 Jan 2020 19:44 UTC
41 points
32 comments11 min readLW link

AI al­ign­ment con­cepts: philo­soph­i­cal break­ers, stop­pers, and distorters

JustinShovelain24 Jan 2020 19:23 UTC
23 points
3 comments3 min readLW link

Safety reg­u­la­tors: A tool for miti­gat­ing tech­nolog­i­cal risk

JustinShovelain21 Jan 2020 13:07 UTC
15 points
4 comments4 min readLW link

FAI Re­search Con­straints and AGI Side Effects

JustinShovelain3 Jun 2015 19:25 UTC
24 points
59 comments7 min readLW link

Min­neapo­lis Meetup: Satur­day May 28, 3:00PM

JustinShovelain23 May 2011 23:55 UTC
2 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Min­neapo­lis Meetup: Satur­day May 14, 3:00PM

JustinShovelain13 May 2011 21:14 UTC
5 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Se­quen­tial Or­ga­ni­za­tion of Think­ing: “Six Think­ing Hats”

JustinShovelain18 Mar 2010 5:22 UTC
25 points
14 comments3 min readLW link