Information for Michael Anissimov

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Organization Title Start date End date Employment type Source Notes
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Advocacy Director 2004-06-01 2006-07-01 [1], [2]
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Media Director 2010-01-01 2013-05-01 [3], [4]

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2020-06-02 Brian Finifter Machine Intelligence Research Institute Michael Anissimov HR controversy AI safety Brian Finifter writes on his Facebook page revealing posts by Russian American Michael Anissimov (who has many Facebook connections with people at MIRI) endorsing white nationalism. Finifter calls for the transhumanist community not to tolerate such position. Among the people reacting to the Finifter publication, Eliezer Yudkowsky responds by giving more details and indicating that Anissimov no longer has a role in the community.

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