Inviting EA forecasters to AI forecasting platform

post by jacobjacob · 2019-01-30T14:21:04.910Z · score: 14 (9 votes) · EA · GW · 1 comments

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Me (Jacob Lagerros) and Ben Goldhaber received funding from the Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative to work on using forecasting to support better decision-making on x-risk.

As a first step, we're currently inviting beta users to an AI forecasting platform, which aims to support the decision-making of AI safety/policy organisations.

The platform is live, and has users including superforecasters and researchers from OpenAI, UC Berkeley and more.

We award biweekly prizes of $400 and $200 to top commenters, and run biweekly online workshops to collaborate on improve our models and forecasting performance.

We're looking for EAs with a strong track-record of forecasting (in general, not just for AI), or of thinking about AI progress in a quantitative manner.

To apply, please fill in this form.


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comment by jacobjacob · 2019-01-30T14:23:06.618Z · score: 6 (3 votes) · EA · GW

[Note: I double-checked with the moderators before posting this to ensure it was not too "marketingy".]