On January 21st, 2014, MIRI met with Jacob Steinhardt to discuss MIRI strategy. Participants were:
- Luke Muehlhauser (executive director at MIRI)
- Jacob Steinhardt (grad student in computer science at Stanford)
We recorded and transcribed much of the conversation, and then edited and paraphrased the transcript for clarity, conciseness, and to protect the privacy of some content. The resulting edited transcript is available in full here (6 pages).
Topics discussed include research communication style, inferential distance, FAI research directions, and Knightian uncertainty.