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Vaniver comments on CFAR’s new focus, and AI Safety - Less Wrong

30 Post author: AnnaSalamon 03 December 2016 06:09PM

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Comment author: Vaniver 03 December 2016 09:35:06PM 7 points [-]

CFAR should possibly put more effort into documenting stories of success through applying the techniques.

They do put effort into this; I do wonder how communicable it is, though.

For example, at one point Anna described a series of people all saying something like "well, I don't know if it had any relationship to the workshop, but I did X, Y, and Z" during followups that, across many followups, seemed obviously due to the workshop. But it might be a vague thing that's easier to see when you're actually doing the followups rather than communicating statistics about followups.