Oliver Sourbut

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Oliver—or call me Oly: I don’t mind which!

I’m particularly interested in sustainable collaboration and the long-term future of value. Currently based in London, I’m in my early-ish career working as a senior software engineer/​data scientist, and exploring fit for AI alignment research. I’d love to contribute to a safer and more prosperous future with AI! Always interested in discussions about axiology, x-risks, s-risks.

I enjoy meeting new perspectives and growing my understanding of the world and the people in it. I also love to read—let me know your suggestions! Recently I’ve enjoyed

Cooperative gaming is a relatively recent but fruitful interest for me. Here are some of my favourites

People who’ve got to know me only recently are sometimes surprised to learn that I’m a pretty handy trumpeter and hornist.

Mo­ti­va­tions, Nat­u­ral Selec­tion, and Cur­ricu­lum Engineering

Oliver Sourbut16 Dec 2021 1:07 UTC
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0 comments42 min readLW link

Some real ex­am­ples of gra­di­ent hacking

Oliver Sourbut22 Nov 2021 0:11 UTC
6 points
4 comments2 min readLW link