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36 Post author: AnnaSalamon 12 December 2016 07:39PM

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Comment author: Benito 10 December 2016 12:35:58PM 6 points [-]

Can you clarify on what sort of people you're trying to create, and the sort of people who should be pointed to attend your workshops? For example, I know people who will work on important parts of the problem (policy people, networking people, management people) but who will never do FHI or MIRI research, and I don't know whether these are people I should point your way.

(Given my experience of your content, my guess is these people would get a lot of value from your workshops, but perhaps you're planning to radically change the workshops to make them math/philosophy focused)

Comment author: AnnaSalamon 10 December 2016 06:48:21PM 5 points [-]

We would indeed love to help those people train.