Information for Rob Bensinger

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List of positions (4 positions)

Organization Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Research Communications Manager 2016-03-01 2018-04-01 position [1], [2]
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Outreach Coordinator 2015-03-01 2016-03-01 position [3], [1]
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Research Assistant 2013-11-01 2015-03-01 [4], [3], [5]
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Communications 2018-04-01 [2]

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Is MIRI actually hiring and does Buck Shlegeris still work for you? 2021-02-13 seed LessWrong Machine Intelligence Research Institute Buck Shlegeris, Rob Bensinger Job application experience AI safety A person who applied for a MIRI software engineer position and did not hear back expresses concern because Buck Shlegeris, who is in charge of hiring software engineers, has left MIRI, so the person asks the question on LessWrong. In a reply, Rob Bensinger notes that Buck is still in charge of getting in touch, and that hiring has slowed down as a result of COVID-19 and strategy re-evaluation.
MIRI, the place where I work, is very seriously considering moving to a different country soon … 2020-10-09 Rob Bensinger Facebook Machine Intelligence Research Institute Organization operations AI safety Rob Bensinger, the communications person at MIRI, posts on his personal Facebook wall saying that MIRI is internally actively discussing and seriously considering a move from the San Francisco Bay Area (where MIRI is currently located) to another country or another part of the US. The post does not state the reasons MIRI is considering a move; in comments, Bensinger clarifies that it is too early to summarize the reasons MIRI is considering a move, but that he is looking for people’s thoughts on what the most important considerations are. Bensinger also posts a similar comment on LessWrong [6]
Comment on Question: MIRI Corrigbility Agenda 2019-03-14 Rob Bensinger LessWrong Machine Intelligence Research Institute AI safety Bensinger notes some updates that have been made to MIRI’s research guide (which was first published in 2014).
Comment on Ask MIRI Anything (AMA) 2016-10-12 Rob Bensinger Effective Altruism Forum Machine Intelligence Research Institute AI safety Bensinger writes that MIRI is hoping to double the size of its research team over the next year or two.

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