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CHAI Privacy Policy

09 Oct 2018

We’ve updated our privacy policy. Read it here.

European Parliament Passes Resolution on Autonomous Weapons

21 Sep 2018

European Parliament recently passed a resolution on September 12, 2018 which advocted for a ban on lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWS), calling it a matter of urgency and demanding that meaningful human control is maintained.

AI Safety and CHAI Mentioned in Latest TED Talk

12 Sep 2018

Professor William MacAskill, a professor of philosophy at Oxford University and leader in the Effective Altruism movement, mentioned AI safety as a research priority and mentioned CHAI in this TED Talk given at the official TED 2018 conference. You can watch the original video here.

Joe Halpern’s Past Year of Talks

04 Sep 2018

Joe has been busy with the past year, giving talks on a variety of subjects everywhere from Israel to China. These include:

Joseph Halpern Publishes “Combining the Causal Judgments of Experts with Possibly Different Focus Areas”

04 Sep 2018

CHAI’s Joseph Halpern and his student Meir Friedenberg from Cornell University published this paper in the 2019 Conference on Knowledge Representation and Reasoning. The abstract reads:

CHAI’s Jaime Fisac’s Past Talks and Conference Attendance

04 Sep 2018

CHAI’s Jaime Fisac recently attended three conferences where he presented his research on the safe development of artificial intelligence. These include:

CHAI’s Daniel Filan Helps Teach the Next Generation of AI Researchers!

04 Sep 2018

CHAI’s Daniel Filan has spent a considerable amount of time reaching out to early career researchers and educating them on the current state of machine learning. Some of his past contributions include:

Congratulations to Anca Dragan on Her Achievements this Year

03 Sep 2018

This year, Anca Dragan has recieved the following achievements in her efforts to promote human-compatible artificial intelligence:

Anca Around the World - Conferences from the Past Year

03 Sep 2018

Anca Dragan has been busy the past year, attending conferences and delivering talks everywhere from Berkeley to Switzerland to promote the safe development of AI and robotics. In the past year, she has attended a variety of events, including:

CHAI Students at Workshop on AI Alignment

26 Aug 2018

This weekend workshop brought together research interns from MIRI and UC Berkeley’s Center for Human-Compatible AI (CHAI) for the second workshop on approaches to AI alignments to discuss conceptual foundations and open problems in AI safety research.