What are some simple things I can do to contribute to AI safety?

It’s great that you want to help! Even if you are not in a position to make major life changes, here are some ways you can learn more about AI safety and start contributing:

Learn More:

Learning more about AI alignment will provide you with good foundations for helping. You could start by absorbing content and thinking about challenges and possible solutions.

Consider these options:

Join the Community:

Joining the community is a great way to find friends who are interested and will help you stay motivated.

Here’s a list of existing AI safety communities.

Get Into Action - Donate, Volunteer, and Reach Out:

Donating to organizations or individuals working on AI safety can be a great way to provide support.

If you don’t know where to start, consider signing up for a navigation call with AI Safety Quest to learn what resources are out there and to find social support.

If you’re overwhelmed, you could look at our more bite-sized suggestions.

  1. Not all EA groups focus on AI safety; contact your local group to find out if it’s a good match. ↩︎