Governance of artificial intelligence

The governance of artificial intelligence (or AI governance) is the study of norms, policies, and institutions that can help humanity navigate the transition to a world with advanced artificial intelligence. This includes a broad range of subjects, from global coordination around regulating AI development to providing incentives for corporations to be more cautious in their AI research.

AI governance as a career

Long-term AI policy strategy research and implementation is one of 80,000 Hours' "priority paths"—the most promising career opportunities the organization has identified so far.[1][2]

Further reading

Brundage, Miles (2017) Guide to working in AI policy and strategy, 80,000 Hours, June 7.

Cussins, Jessica (2020) Summaries of AI policy resources, Future of Life Institute.

Dafoe, Allan (2020) AI governance: opportunity and theory of impact, Effective Altruism Forum, September 17.

Muehlhauser, Luke (2021) A personal take on longtermist AI governance, Effective Altruism Forum, July 21.

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    Todd, Benjamin (2018) The highest impact career paths our research has identified so far, 80,000 Hours, August 12.

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    Todd, Benjamin (2021) Long-term AI policy strategy research and implementation, 80,000 Hours, October.