Information for Buck Shlegeris

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Basic information

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Donations List Website (data still preliminary) donor

List of positions (1 position)

Organization Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Engineer 2017-12-01 position software engineering full-time [1], [2] Also helps with recruiting.

Products (1 product)

Name Creation date Description
Cause prioritization app 2016-05-18 With Michael Dickens. An interactive app for quantitative cause prioritization. The app includes a section [3] on AI safety intervention. The creation date is the date of the first commit in the Git repository [4].

Organization documents (3 documents)

Title Publication date Author Publisher Affected organizations Affected people Document scope Cause area Notes
I think that every EA who is a software engineer … 2019-02-27 Buck Shlegeris Facebook Machine Intelligence Research Institute Hiring-related notice AI safety Shlegeris encourages effective altruist software engineers to apply to work at MIRI. The post also mentions that the first stage of the interview is the Triplebyte quiz.
MIRI is running a sequence of workshops with the … 2019-02-22 Buck Shlegeris Facebook Machine Intelligence Research Institute Hiring-related notice AI safety Shlegeris encourages people to apply to MIRI’s AI Risk for Computer Scientists workshop.
Comment on Current AI Safety Roles for Software Engineers 2018-11-09 Buck Shlegeris LessWrong Machine Intelligence Research Institute Hiring-related notice AI safety Shlegeris clarifies that MIRI would like to hire “as many people as engineers as possible”, and says MIRI is likely to “end up hiring more like ten” engineers over the next year.

Documents (0 documents)

Title Publication date Author Publisher Affected organizations Affected people Affected agendas Notes