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#371 – Max Tegmark: The Case for Halting AI Development Lex Fridman Podcast

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Max Tegmark is a physicist and AI researcher at MIT, co-founder of the Future of Life Institute, and author of Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:

- Notion: https://notion.com

- InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off

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EPISODE LINKS:

Max's Twitter: https://twitter.com/tegmark

Max's Website: https://space.mit.edu/home/tegmark

Pause Giant AI Experiments (open letter): https://futureoflife.org/open-letter/pause-giant-ai-experiments

Future of Life Institute: https://futureoflife.org

Books and resources mentioned:

1. Life 3.0 (book): https://amzn.to/3UB9rXB

2. Meditations on Moloch (essay): https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/07/30/meditations-on-moloch

3. Nuclear winter paper: https://nature.com/articles/s43016-022-00573-0



PODCAST INFO:

Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast

Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8

RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/

YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman

YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips



SUPPORT & CONNECT:

- Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast

- Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman

- Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman

- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman

- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman

- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman

- Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman



OUTLINE:

Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.

(00:00) - Introduction

(07:34) - Intelligent alien civilizations

(19:58) - Life 3.0 and superintelligent AI

(31:25) - Open letter to pause Giant AI Experiments

(56:32) - Maintaining control

(1:25:22) - Regulation

(1:36:12) - Job automation

(1:45:27) - Elon Musk

(2:07:09) - Open source

(2:13:39) - How AI may kill all humans

(2:24:10) - Consciousness

(2:33:32) - Nuclear winter

(2:44:00) - Questions for AGI

Max Tegmark is a physicist and AI researcher at MIT, co-founder of the Future of Life Institute, and author of Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:

- Notion: https://notion.com

- InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off

- Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit



EPISODE LINKS:

Max's Twitter: https://twitter.com/tegmark

Max's Website: https://space.mit.edu/home/tegmark

Pause Giant AI Experiments (open letter): https://futureoflife.org/open-letter/pause-giant-ai-experiments

Future of Life Institute: https://futureoflife.org

Books and resources mentioned:

1. Life 3.0 (book): https://amzn.to/3UB9rXB

2. Meditations on Moloch (essay): https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/07/30/meditations-on-moloch

3. Nuclear winter paper: https://nature.com/articles/s43016-022-00573-0



PODCAST INFO:

Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast

Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8

RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/

YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman

YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips



SUPPORT & CONNECT:

- Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast

- Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman

- Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman

- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman

- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman

- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman

- Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman



OUTLINE:

Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.

(00:00) - Introduction

(07:34) - Intelligent alien civilizations

(19:58) - Life 3.0 and superintelligent AI

(31:25) - Open letter to pause Giant AI Experiments

(56:32) - Maintaining control

(1:25:22) - Regulation

(1:36:12) - Job automation

(1:45:27) - Elon Musk

(2:07:09) - Open source

(2:13:39) - How AI may kill all humans

(2:24:10) - Consciousness

(2:33:32) - Nuclear winter

(2:44:00) - Questions for AGI

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