All of Magdalena Wache's Comments + Replies

Thanks for writing this! I agree.

I used to think that starting new AI safety orgs is not useful because scaling up existing orgs is better:

  • they already have all the management and operations structure set up, so there is less overhead than starting a new org
  • working together with more people allows for more collaboration

And yet, existing org do not just hire more people. After talking to a few people from AIS orgs, I think the main reason is that scaling is a lot harder than I would intuitively think.

  • larger orgs are harder to manage, and scaling up does not
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