Q&A with Viktoriya Krakovna, research scientist at DeepMind working on AI safety. Co-founder of Future of Life Institute. Her PhD thesis in statistics and machine learning at Harvard University focused on building interpretable models. Viktoriya gained numerous distinctions for her accomplishments in math competitions, including a silver medal at the International Mathematical Olympiad and the Elizabeth Lowell Putnam prize.
8:45 Drinks and mingling
DeepMind is the world leader in artificial intelligence research and its application for positive impact.
They’re on a scientific mission to push the boundaries of AI, developing programs that can learn to solve any complex problem without needing to be taught how.
FUTURE OF LIFE INSTITUTE
FLI aims to catalyze and support research and initiatives for safeguarding life and developing optimistic visions of the future, including positive ways for humanity to steer its own course considering new technologies and challenges.
EFFECTIVE ALTRUISM is applying reason and evidence to the goal of improving the world, with the aim of doing the most good we can.
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