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Richard_Ngo

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Former user­name ricraz. I’m an AI safety re­search en­g­ineer at Deep­Mind (all opinions my own, not theirs). I’m from New Zealand and now based in Lon­don; I also did my un­der­grad and mas­ters de­grees in the UK (in Com­puter Science, Philos­o­phy, and Ma­chine Learn­ing). Blog: think­ing­com­plete.blogspot.com

The Fu­ture of Science

Richard_Ngo
28 Jul 2020 2:43 UTC
12 points
2 comments7 min readLW link

Thiel on Progress and Stagnation

Richard_Ngo
20 Jul 2020 20:27 UTC
97 points
20 comments11 min readLW link
(docs.google.com)

En­vi­ron­ments as a bot­tle­neck in AGI development

Richard_Ngo
17 Jul 2020 5:02 UTC
28 points
16 comments6 min readLW link

A space of pro­pos­als for build­ing safe ad­vanced AI

Richard_Ngo
10 Jul 2020 16:58 UTC
42 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

Ar­gu­ments against my­opic training

Richard_Ngo
9 Jul 2020 16:07 UTC
50 points
36 comments12 min readLW link

AGIs as populations

Richard_Ngo
22 May 2020 20:36 UTC
20 points
23 comments4 min readLW link

Multi-agent safety

Richard_Ngo
16 May 2020 1:59 UTC
21 points
7 comments5 min readLW link

Com­pet­i­tive safety via gra­dated curricula

Richard_Ngo
5 May 2020 18:11 UTC
34 points
5 comments5 min readLW link

Against strong bayesianism

Richard_Ngo
30 Apr 2020 10:48 UTC
49 points
63 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] What is the al­ter­na­tive to in­tent al­ign­ment called?

Richard_Ngo
30 Apr 2020 2:16 UTC
10 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Melt­ing democracy

Richard_Ngo
29 Apr 2020 20:10 UTC
26 points
6 comments6 min readLW link
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

ricraz’s Shortform

Richard_Ngo
26 Apr 2020 10:42 UTC
6 points
21 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What achieve­ments have peo­ple claimed will be warn­ing signs for AGI?

Richard_Ngo
1 Apr 2020 10:24 UTC
17 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] What in­for­ma­tion, apart from the con­nec­tome, is nec­es­sary to simu­late a brain?

Richard_Ngo
20 Mar 2020 2:03 UTC
17 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Char­ac­ter­is­ing utopia

Richard_Ngo
2 Jan 2020 0:00 UTC
27 points
3 comments22 min readLW link
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

Tech­ni­cal AGI safety re­search out­side AI

Richard_Ngo
18 Oct 2019 15:00 UTC
36 points
3 comments3 min readLW link

Seven habits to­wards highly effec­tive minds

Richard_Ngo
5 Sep 2019 23:10 UTC
39 points
11 comments2 min readLW link
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

[Question] What ex­plana­tory power does Kah­ne­man’s Sys­tem 2 pos­sess?

Richard_Ngo
12 Aug 2019 15:23 UTC
33 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Why do hu­mans not have built-in neu­ral i/​o chan­nels?

Richard_Ngo
8 Aug 2019 13:09 UTC
26 points
24 comments1 min readLW link

Book re­view: The Tech­nol­ogy Trap

Richard_Ngo
20 Jul 2019 12:40 UTC
30 points
1 comment5 min readLW link
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)