Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

My Photo
Location: Brunswick, ME, United States

The collapsing US military & economic empire is making Washington & NATO even more dangerous. US could not beat the Taliban but thinks it can take on China-Russia-Iran...a sign of psychopathology for sure. We must all do more to help stop this western corporate arrogance that puts the future generations lives in despair. @BruceKGagnon

Tuesday, June 06, 2023

A peek into the future

A deep dive into the game theory and exponential growth underlying our modern economic system, and how recent advancements in AI are poised to turn up the pressure on that system, and its wider environment, in ways we have never seen before. Not a conversation for the faint hearted, but crucial nonetheless.

Daniel Schmachtenberger is a founding member of The Consilience Project, aimed at improving public sensemaking and dialogue around global catastrophic risks and technology. 

00:00 Introduction
03:21 Moloch Framework
13:20 Meta Crisis
27:52 Bad People or Bad System?
32:13 Capitalism & Moloch
40:12 Misalignment
52:35 Incentive Pressures Driving Misalignment
58:02 Moloch Driving AI Development
01:01:54 AI Risks Pre AGI
01:08:35 AI Accelerates Existing Systemic Issues
01:16:39 Social Media
01:20:09 Alternative Goals
01:25:00 Cooperation on AI
01:29:20 Call to Action

This video is part of a series on game theory, civilizational risk, and Moloch: the God of unhealthy competition. It is the bad guy of humanity’s story, and time is running out for us to figure out how to defeat it.


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home