What could the world be if we managed to get aligned AI? And are we able to make such a future happen?
This episode of the Existential Hope podcast features Richard Mallah, Director of AI Projects at the Future of Life Institute, where he works to support the robust, safe, beneficent development and deployment of advanced artificial intelligence.
Full transcript, list of resources, and art piece: Richard Mallah | How Aligned AI Could Help Us Create A Flourishing Future
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