Comparison of organizations for 2013

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Machine Intelligence Research Institute

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Alex Altair Research Associate 2013-05-01 2015-03-01 position [1], [2]
Mihaly Barasz Research Associate 2013-05-01 2015-10-01 position [1], [3]
Paul Christiano Research Associate 2013-05-01 2015-03-01 position [1], [2]
Benya Fallenstein Research Associate 2013-05-01 2014-06-01 position [1]
Marcello Herreshoff Research Associate 2013-05-01 2015-10-01 position [1], [3]
Bill Hibbard Research Associate 2013-05-01 2015-10-01 position [1], [3]
Patrick LaVictoire Research Associate 2013-05-01 2015-03-01 position [1], [2]
Kaj Sotala Research Associate 2013-08-01 2015-10-01 position [4], [3]
Nisan Stiennon Research Associate 2013-05-01 2015-10-01 position [5]
Steve Omohundro Research Advisor 2013-08-01 position [6]
Nick Bostrom Research Advisor 2013-08-01 position [6]
Gary Drescher Research Advisor 2013-08-01 2016-03-01 position [6], [7]
Robin Hanson Research Advisor 2013-08-01 2015-09-01 position [6], [8]
Moshe Looks Research Advisor 2013-08-01 2016-03-01 position [6], [7]
Roman Yampolskiy Research Advisor 2013-08-01 2017-03-01 position [6], [9]
Amy Willey Chief Operating Officer 2010-05-01 2013-01-01 position [10], [11]
Carl Shulman Research Fellow 2012-04-01 2013-09-01 position [12], [13]
Michael Anissimov Media Director 2010-01-01 2013-05-01 position [14], [1]
Anna Salamon Research Fellow 2010-01-01 2013-01-01 [14], [11]
Alex Altair Research Fellow 2012-10-01 2013-05-01 [15], [1]
Kaj Sotala Research Fellow 2012-10-01 2013-05-01 [15], [1]
Ioven Fables Executive Assistant 2012-11-01 2013-04-01 [16], [17]
Joshua Fox Research Associate 2013-05-01 2014-02-01 [1], [18]
Anja Heinisch Research Associate 2013-05-01 2014-02-01 [1], [18]
Vladimir Nesov Research Associate 2013-05-01 2014-02-01 [1], [18]
Steve Rayhawk Research Associate 2013-05-01 2013-11-01 [1]
Rob Bensinger Research Assistant 2013-11-01 2015-03-01 [19], [2], [20]
Nick Bostrom Advisor 2005-03-01 2013-08-01 [21], [6]
Aubrey de Grey Advisor 2005-03-01 2013-08-01 [21], [6]
Christine Peterson Advisor 2005-03-01 2013-08-01 [21], [6]
Peter Thiel Advisor 2006-02-01 2013-08-01 [22], [6]
Neil Jacobstein Advisor 2006-12-01 2013-08-01 [23], [6]
Barney Pell Advisor 2006-12-01 2013-08-01 [23], [6]
Steve Omohundro Advisor 2007-05-01 2013-08-01 [24]
Max Tegmark Advisor 2010-01-01 2013-08-01 [25]
Max Tegmark Research Advisor 2013-08-01 2015-09-01 [6], [8]
Ben Goertzel Advisor 2010-08-01 2013-08-01 [26], [6]
Robert V. Brazell Advisor 2011-06-01 2013-08-01 [27], [6]
Pejman Makhfi Advisor 2012-01-01 2013-08-01 [28]
Liron Shapira Advisor 2012-06-01 2013-08-01 [29]
Seth Baum Research Advisor 2013-08-01 2014-08-01 [6], [30]
Randal Koene Research Advisor 2013-08-01 2014-08-01 [6]
James Miller Research Advisor 2013-08-01 2014-08-01 [6]
Stephen Barnes Intern 2012-12-01 2013-06-01 position intern [31]
Sebastian Nickel Remote Researcher 2013-07-01 2013-09-01 position background contractor [32], [33], [34]
Evan Erickson Internship 2013-07-01 2013-07-31 position intern [35]
Jason Levin Consultant 2010-07-01 2013-12-31 position contractor [36]
Robert Mushkatblat Intern 2013-10-01 2013-11-01 position intern [37]
Topher Brennan Researcher 2012-08-01 2013-10-01 position [38]
Dávid Natingga Intern 2013-09-01 2013-09-30 position background [39]
Daniel Lewis Volunteer 2013-12-01 2013-12-31 position intern [40]
Erica Edelman Remote Executive Assistant 2012-01-01 2013-01-01 position general [41]
Jeremy Miller Research Intern 2013-05-01 2013-06-01 position intern [42]
Pedro Chaves Remote Researcher 2012-09-01 2013-01-01 position [43]
Oliver Habryka Summer Internship 2013-06-01 2013-08-01 position intern [44]
Nathan Clark Intern 2013-08-01 2013-08-31 position intern [45]
Richard Neal Volunteer 2013-11-01 position volunteer [46]
Gwern Branwen Research assistant 2012-01-01 2013-01-01 position [47]

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FLOWERS

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Thibaut Munzer PhD student 2013-01-01 AGI organization [48], [49]

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Future of Humanity Institute

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Andrew Snyder-Beattie Academic Project Manager 2013-11-01 2015-12-01 [50], [51], [52]

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University of California, Berkeley

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Andrew Critch Graduate student 2008-01-01 2013-01-01 [53], [54]

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GiveWell

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Natalie Crispin Research Analyst 2009-07-01 2013-02-01 full-time [55], [56]
Fred Post Board member 2011-05-01 2013-02-01 board member [57], [56]
Dan Heath Board member 2012-06-01 2013-02-01 board member [58], [56]
Jonah Sinick Research Analyst 2012-03-01 2013-05-01 full-time [59], [60]
Natalie Crispin Research Analyst and Financial Manager 2013-02-01 2015-02-27 full-time [56], [61]
Phil Steinmeyer Board member 2013-02-01 2017-06-01 board member [56], [62]
Timothy Telleen-Lawton Research Analyst 2013-04-01 2015-08-01 full-time [63], [64], [65]
Brigid Slipka Board member 2013-05-01 2019-04-02 board member [60]
Josh Rosenberg Research Analyst 2013-07-01 2015-08-01 full-time [66], [65]
Ben Rachbach Research Analyst 2013-08-01 2016-01-01 full-time [66], [67]
Sean Conley Research Analyst 2013-06-01 2016-10-01 full-time [64], [68]
Howie Lempel Research Analyst 2013-08-01 2015-02-27 full-time [64], [61]
Jake Marcus Research Analyst 2013-09-01 2016-03-01 full-time [69], [70]

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Centre for Effective Altruism

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Edward Lewis Intern 2013-07-01 2013-07-31 intern [71]
Alex Robson Web developer 2013-01-01 2013-06-01 [72]
Lucas Zamprogno Logistics Manager 2013-05-01 2013-12-01 [73]

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Animal Charity Evaluators

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Jon Bockman Executive Director 2013-04-01 full-time [74]
Allison Smith Research Manager 2013-08-01 2015-12-01 full-time [74], [75] Bio says she was already “involved in ACE research efforts since May 2013”; it’s not clear what that means.
Eric Herboso Communications Manager 2013-05-01 2014-11-01 full-time [74], [76]
Amanda Hope Operations Manager 2013-07-01 2015-08-01 full-time [74], [77]
Eitan Fischer Founder 2013-09-01 full-time [78] Left in late 2013.

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Center for Applied Rationality

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Oliver Habryka Summer Internship 2013-06-01 2013-08-01 position intern [44]

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