Daniel Dewey was a Program Officer for potential risks from advanced AI at OP for several years. I don't know how long he was there for, but he was there in 2017 and left before May 2021.
a podcast I find soporific so that I'm more liable to fall asleep easily
Huh, I find the 80k podcast pretty interesting.
I don't think I've become a lot more hard-working, but definitely more. A few things:
That's fair. I agree accomplishments probably wasn't the right word for this kind of post.
This is a reasonable question to ask, but it felt a bit unkind so I downvoted. I think it's okay to post things that are clearly framed as "here's the vibe of our community" and not "here's why we're impactful" and I wish you'd at least acknowledged that was the aim of the post before requesting more info.
Thanks for doing all you do! You're always very responsive, very helpful and track lots of things so that staff like me (CEA) don't have to.^ This should make you think that whatever Phoebe says here is probably decent advice for ops roles!
I'm guessing Rockwell meant "fringe"
legitimize "fridge" causes
He also has cold takes, presumably
The slide Nathan is referring to. "We didn't listen" feels a little strong; lots of people were working on policy detail or calling for it, it just seems ex post like it didn't get sufficient attention. I agree directionally though, and Richard's guesses at the causes (expecting fast take-off + business-as-usual politics) seem reasonable to me.Also, *EAGxBerlin.
Very excited for this event!