May 17Liked by Rick Korzekwa

Obviously, the amount of time a power-seeking AGI would need Earth to be hospitable to humans, in order to carry out its power-seeking plans, is more than zero days. I think it’s an interesting question just how much more than zero days it is. But I feel like this post isn’t very helpful for answering that question because it makes no effort whatsoever to “think from the AI’s perspective”—i.e. to imagine you're an AI and you're facing these problems and you actually want to solve them, like being in “problem-solving mode”, thinking creatively, etc. I don't think you tried to do that, because if you had, then there wouldn't be quite so many places in this post where you overstate challenges facing the AI by failing to notice obvious partial mitigations.

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