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

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Comment author: Mqrius 05 December 2016 05:46:41AM *  0 points [-]

Brainstormy words in that corner of concept-space:
* Raising the sanity waterline
* Downstream effects
* Giving someone a footstool so that they can see for themselves, instead of you telling them what's on the other side of the wall
* C̶r̶i̶t̶i̶c̶a̶l̶ ̶m̶a̶s̶s h̶i̶v̶e̶m̶i̶n̶d Compounding thinktank intelligence
* Doing thinks better

[switches framing]
Signal boosting means sending more signal so that you it arrives better on the other side. There's more ways of doing so though;
* Noise reduction
* (The entire big field of) error correction methods
* Specifying the signal's constraints clearly so that the other side can run a fit to it
* Stop sending the signal and instead build the generator on the other side