Matt Boulos

Useful analogies for AI policy & safety

Mar 20, 2024

Last updated March 2024

This is an incomplete list of historical analogies that I find useful when thinking about the ways that AI might change our lives. My bent is toward societal responses (although I’ve left out things like the industrial revolution because I think that they’re too large or diffuse to be helpful). I’m aiming to update this list periodically.