Eliezer Yudkowsky

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American blogger, writer, and artificial intelligence researcher

Why Is Eliezer Yudkowsky Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Eliezer Shlomo Yudkowsky is an American decision theorist and artificial intelligence theorist and writer best known for popularizing the idea of friendly artificial intelligence. He is a co-founder and research fellow at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute , a private research nonprofit based in Berkeley, California. His work on the prospect of a runaway intelligence explosion was an influence on Nick Bostrom's Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies.

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