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Slow Takeoff, Permitting Reform, and a Tik Tok Ban.
To translate, we want to know what the 'shape' of the curve of AI intelligence improvement over time is, because if it becomes exponential it's more likely to lead to scary outcomes than if it jumps up and then slows down again. We want 'Slow Takeoff' not 'Fast Takeoff'
I really hope this is successful, but as the article states, it's somewhat of a long-shot. Relatedly, NEPA is being used to push for continuing construction of Trump's border wall. absolutely ridiculous.
• Short thread about how public opinion about Nuclear Power has gotten more positive recently
• Long thread about how the Biden admin could pursue a Tik Tok ban, which seems to be back on the table now.