Weekend Reading & Selected Links

Happy weekend! This is my first newsletter in several weeks, as I've been busy with a few projects. Unlike I normally do, I've arranged this weekend's links in chronological order — you may appreciate the progression. Enjoy:

1. 'Can We Survive Technology?', John von Neumann (1955).

2. 'Cramming More Components onto Integrated Circuits', Gordon Moore (1965).

3. 'Speculations Concerning the First Ultraintelligent Machine', Irving John Good (1966).

4. 'The Coming Technological Singularity: How to Survive in the Post-Human Era', Vernor Vinge (1993).

5. 'Meditations on Moloch', Scott Alexander (2014).

6. 'Artificial Intelligence and Economic Growth', Philippe Aghion, Benjamin F. Jones, and Charles I. Jones (2019).

7. 'Moore's Law for Everything', Sam Altman (2021).

8. 'Could Advanced AI Drive Explosive Economic Growth?', Tom Davidson (2021).

9. 'Let's think about slowing down AI', Katja Grace (2022).

10. 'The Age of AI has begun', Bill Gates (2023).

11. 'GPTs are GPTs: An Early Look at the Labor Market Impact Potential of Large Language Models', Tyna Eloundou, Sam Manning, Pamela Mishkin, and Daniel Rock (2023).

12. 'Sparks of Artificial General Intelligence: Early experiments with GPT-4', Sébastien Bubeck, et al (2023).

Have a great weekend,