003. Playing for AI’s Future?
July 01, 2020
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003. Playing for AI’s Future?

TODAY’S GUEST

Dr. Shahar Avin is a Senior Research Associate at the Center for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) at Cambridge University, focusing primarily on risks associated with Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning algorithms.

 

EPISODE SUMMARY*

We discuss discuss:

  • Shahar’s unique approach of discovering truths through simulation and gaming
  • His insights into how to fix the broken system of science-funding.
  • The existential risks associated with the rise of Machine Intelligence.
  • Shahar's project Intelligence Rising, in collaboration with Oxford University’s Future of Humanities Institute and my own Remake Labs, to create a strategic scenario game that will help educate decision makers on the possible risks and effects of the accelerating development in AI capabilities in the next few years.

 

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