Information for Eliezer Yudkowsky

Table of contents

Basic information

Item Value
Country United States
Facebook username yudkowsky
Intelligent Agent Foundations Forum username 58
Website http://yudkowsky.net/
Source [1], [2]
Agendas Embedded agency, Alignment for advanced machine learning systems

List of positions (5 positions)

Organization Title Start date End date Employment type Source Notes
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Senior Research Fellow 2014-08-01 full-time [3]
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Board Director 2010-01-01 [2], [4]
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Research Fellow 2006-12-01 2014-08-01 [5], [3]
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Board Director 2000-07-27 2006-12-01 [6], [7]
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Secretary/Treasurer 2000-07-27 2006-12-01 [6], [7], [5]

Products (2 products)

Name Creation date Description
A flowchart of AI safety considerations 2014-11-02 The flowchart was posted to Eliezer Yudkowsky’s Essays (a Facebook group) and has no title.
Arbital AI alignment domain 2016-03-04 With Arbital. A collection of wiki-like pages on topics in AI alignment. The creation date is the date of the launch announcement for Arbital [8]; it’s unclear when the AI alignment domain itself was created.

Organization documents (2 documents)

Title Publication date Author Publisher Affected organizations Affected people Document scope Cause area Notes
Comment on On the concept of “talent-constrained” organizations 2014-03-17 Eliezer Yudkowsky LessWrong Machine Intelligence Research Institute AI safety Yudkowsky weighs in regarding talent constraint. In a reply comment Luke Muehlhauser (executive director of MIRI at the time) also gives his opinion.
Help Fund Lukeprog at SIAI 2011-08-24 Eliezer Yudkowsky LessWrong Machine Intelligence Research Institute AI safety A call for donations specifically so MIRI can hire Luke Muehlhauser.

Documents (1 document)

Title Publication date Author Publisher Affected organizations Affected people Affected agendas Notes
Challenges to Christiano’s capability amplification proposal 2018-05-19 Eliezer Yudkowsky Machine Intelligence Research Institute Paul Christiano Iterated amplification This post was summarized in Alignment Newsletter #7 [9].

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