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Amanda Askell

Amanda Askell is a research scientist in ethics and policy at OpenAI, where she works on topics like responsible AI development, cooperation, and safety via debate. Before joining OpenAI she completed a PhD at NYU with a thesis on infinite ethics. She also holds a BPhil in philosophy from the University of Oxford and has written articles for Vox, The Guardian, and Quartz.


Apr 29, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Having our cake and eating it too

How to develop AI competitively without falling victim to collective action problems

VIDEO: Could competition to develop new AI systems cause companies to cut corners ensuring their systems are safe and beneficial?