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AI Capabilities

TagLast edit: 29 Aug 2021 12:57 UTC by plex

AI Capabilities are the growing abilities of AIs to act effectively in increasingly complex environments. It is often compared to to AI Alignment, which refers to efforts to ensure that these effective actions taken by AIs are also intended by the creators and beneficial to humanity.

Effi­cien­tZero: hu­man ALE sam­ple-effi­ciency w/​MuZero+self-supervised

gwern2 Nov 2021 2:32 UTC
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(arxiv.org)

A small up­date to the Sparse Cod­ing in­terim re­search report

30 Apr 2023 19:54 UTC
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Effi­cien­tZero: How It Works

1a3orn26 Nov 2021 15:17 UTC
292 points
50 comments29 min readLW link1 review

Com­pet­i­tive pro­gram­ming with AlphaCode

Algon2 Feb 2022 16:49 UTC
58 points
36 comments15 min readLW link
(deepmind.com)

[Cross­post] AlphaTen­sor, Taste, and the Scal­a­bil­ity of AI

jamierumbelow9 Oct 2022 19:42 UTC
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(jamieonsoftware.com)

What will the scaled up GATO look like? (Up­dated with ques­tions)

Amal 25 Oct 2022 12:44 UTC
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Devil’s Ad­vo­cate: Ad­verse Selec­tion Against Con­scien­tious­ness

lionhearted (Sebastian Marshall)28 May 2023 17:53 UTC
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Is AI Progress Im­pos­si­ble To Pre­dict?

alyssavance15 May 2022 18:30 UTC
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Meta AI an­nounces Cicero: Hu­man-Level Di­plo­macy play (with di­alogue)

Jacy Reese Anthis22 Nov 2022 16:50 UTC
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(www.science.org)

What DALL-E 2 can and can­not do

Swimmer963 (Miranda Dixon-Luinenburg) 1 May 2022 23:51 UTC
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Deep­Mind on Strat­ego, an im­perfect in­for­ma­tion game

sanxiyn24 Oct 2022 5:57 UTC
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(arxiv.org)

The Stochas­tic Par­rot Hy­poth­e­sis is de­bat­able for the last gen­er­a­tion of LLMs

7 Nov 2023 16:12 UTC
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Re­quest: stop ad­vanc­ing AI capabilities

So8res26 May 2023 17:42 UTC
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AI do­ing philos­o­phy = AI gen­er­at­ing hands?

Wei Dai15 Jan 2024 9:04 UTC
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AlphaGeom­e­try: An Olympiad-level AI sys­tem for geometry

alyssavance17 Jan 2024 17:17 UTC
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(deepmind.google)

Bench­mark­ing LLM Agents on Kag­gle Competitions

aogara22 Mar 2024 13:09 UTC
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Timelines to Trans­for­ma­tive AI: an investigation

Zershaaneh Qureshi26 Mar 2024 18:28 UTC
12 points
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ChatGPT and Bing Chat can’t play Botticelli

Asha Saavoss29 Mar 2023 17:39 UTC
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Dual-Use­ness is a Ratio

jimrandomh6 Apr 2023 5:46 UTC
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Ca­pa­bil­ities and al­ign­ment of LLM cog­ni­tive architectures

Seth Herd18 Apr 2023 16:29 UTC
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Read­abil­ity is mostly a waste of characters

vlad.proex21 Apr 2023 22:05 UTC
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[Question] Could trans­former net­work mod­els learn mo­tor plan­ning like they can learn lan­guage and image gen­er­a­tion?

mu_(negative)23 Apr 2023 17:24 UTC
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[Question] Killing Re­cur­rent Me­mory Over Self At­ten­tion?

Del Nobolo6 Jun 2023 23:02 UTC
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Elon Musk an­nounces xAI

Jan_Kulveit13 Jul 2023 9:01 UTC
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(www.ft.com)

Steer­ing sub­sys­tems: ca­pa­bil­ities, agency, and alignment

Seth Herd29 Sep 2023 13:45 UTC
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Why the tech­nolog­i­cal sin­gu­lar­ity by AGI may never happen

hippke3 Sep 2021 14:19 UTC
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The al­ign­ment prob­lem in differ­ent ca­pa­bil­ity regimes

Buck9 Sep 2021 19:46 UTC
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Epistemic Strate­gies of Safety-Ca­pa­bil­ities Tradeoffs

adamShimi22 Oct 2021 8:22 UTC
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Google an­nounces Path­ways: new gen­er­a­tion mul­ti­task AI Architecture

Ozyrus29 Oct 2021 11:55 UTC
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(blog.google)

In­ter­pret­ing Yud­kowsky on Deep vs Shal­low Knowledge

adamShimi5 Dec 2021 17:32 UTC
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OpenAI Solves (Some) For­mal Math Olympiad Problems

Michaël Trazzi2 Feb 2022 21:49 UTC
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Per­sonal imi­ta­tion software

Flaglandbase7 Mar 2022 7:55 UTC
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PaLM in “Ex­trap­o­lat­ing GPT-N perfor­mance”

Lukas Finnveden6 Apr 2022 13:05 UTC
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We have achieved Noob Gains in AI

phdead18 May 2022 20:56 UTC
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[linkpost] The fi­nal AI bench­mark: BIG-bench

RomanS10 Jun 2022 8:53 UTC
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Prin­ci­ples of Pri­vacy for Align­ment Research

johnswentworth27 Jul 2022 19:53 UTC
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The longest train­ing run

17 Aug 2022 17:18 UTC
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(epochai.org)

[Question] Are lan­guage mod­els close to the su­per­hu­man level in philos­o­phy?

Roman Leventov19 Aug 2022 4:43 UTC
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What’s the Most Im­pres­sive Thing That GPT-4 Could Plau­si­bly Do?

bayesed26 Aug 2022 15:34 UTC
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[Question] What would you ex­pect a mas­sive mul­ti­modal on­line fed­er­ated learner to be ca­pa­ble of?

Aryeh Englander27 Aug 2022 17:31 UTC
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No, hu­man brains are not (much) more effi­cient than computers

Jesse Hoogland6 Sep 2022 13:53 UTC
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(www.jessehoogland.com)

Alex­aTM − 20 Billion Pa­ram­e­ter Model With Im­pres­sive Performance

MrThink9 Sep 2022 21:46 UTC
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Eval­u­a­tions pro­ject @ ARC is hiring a re­searcher and a web­dev/​engineer

Beth Barnes9 Sep 2022 22:46 UTC
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[Question] Are Speed Su­per­in­tel­li­gences Fea­si­ble for Modern ML Tech­niques?

DragonGod14 Sep 2022 12:59 UTC
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ACT-1: Trans­former for Actions

Daniel Kokotajlo14 Sep 2022 19:09 UTC
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(www.adept.ai)

Will we run out of ML data? Ev­i­dence from pro­ject­ing dataset size trends

Pablo Villalobos14 Nov 2022 16:42 UTC
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(epochai.org)

Mas­ter­ing Strat­ego (Deep­mind)

svemirski2 Dec 2022 2:21 UTC
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(www.deepmind.com)

Can GPT-3 Write Con­tra Dances?

jefftk4 Dec 2022 3:00 UTC
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(www.jefftk.com)

A Year of AI In­creas­ing AI Progress

ThomasW30 Dec 2022 2:09 UTC
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[Question] Is “Re­cur­sive Self-Im­prove­ment” Rele­vant in the Deep Learn­ing Paradigm?

DragonGod6 Apr 2023 7:13 UTC
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Lan­guage mod­els can gen­er­ate su­pe­rior text com­pared to their input

ChristianKl17 Jan 2023 10:57 UTC
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Google an­nounces ‘Bard’ pow­ered by LaMDA

M. Y. Zuo6 Feb 2023 19:40 UTC
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Syd­ney can play chess and kind of keep track of the board state

Erik Jenner3 Mar 2023 9:39 UTC
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Google’s PaLM-E: An Em­bod­ied Mul­ti­modal Lan­guage Model

SandXbox7 Mar 2023 4:11 UTC
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(palm-e.github.io)

Squeez­ing foun­da­tions re­search as­sis­tance out of for­mal logic nar­row AI.

Donald Hobson8 Mar 2023 9:38 UTC
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A chess game against GPT-4

Rafael Harth16 Mar 2023 14:05 UTC
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HIRING: In­form and shape a new pro­ject on AI safety at Part­ner­ship on AI

Madhulika Srikumar24 Nov 2021 8:27 UTC
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AI as Su­per-Demagogue

RationalDino5 Nov 2023 21:21 UTC
−2 points
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How to mea­sure FLOP/​s for Neu­ral Net­works em­piri­cally?

Marius Hobbhahn29 Nov 2021 15:18 UTC
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Ques­tions I’d Want to Ask an AGI+ to Test Its Un­der­stand­ing of Ethics

sweenesm26 Jan 2024 23:40 UTC
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What’s the back­ward-for­ward FLOP ra­tio for Neu­ral Net­works?

13 Dec 2021 8:54 UTC
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How I’m think­ing about GPT-N

delton13717 Jan 2022 17:11 UTC
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Es­ti­mat­ing train­ing com­pute of Deep Learn­ing models

20 Jan 2022 16:12 UTC
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[Thought Ex­per­i­ment] To­mor­row’s Echo—The fu­ture of syn­thetic com­pan­ion­ship.

Vimal Naran26 Oct 2023 17:54 UTC
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It mat­ters when the first sharp left turn happens

Adam Jermyn29 Sep 2022 20:12 UTC
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Un­com­pet­i­tive pro­gram­ming with GPT-3

Bezzi6 Feb 2022 10:19 UTC
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Agen­tized LLMs will change the al­ign­ment landscape

Seth Herd9 Apr 2023 2:29 UTC
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Test­ing PaLM prompts on GPT3

Yitz6 Apr 2022 5:21 UTC
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Anony­mous ad­vice: If you want to re­duce AI risk, should you take roles that ad­vance AI ca­pa­bil­ities?

Benjamin Hilton11 Oct 2022 14:16 UTC
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Sta­bil­ity AI re­leases StableLM, an open-source ChatGPT counterpart

Ozyrus20 Apr 2023 6:04 UTC
11 points
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(github.com)

Gato’s Gen­er­al­i­sa­tion: Pre­dic­tions and Ex­per­i­ments I’d Like to See

Oliver Sourbut18 May 2022 7:15 UTC
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Is GPT-N bounded by hu­man ca­pa­bil­ities? No.

Cleo Nardo17 Oct 2022 23:26 UTC
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They gave LLMs ac­cess to physics simulators

ryan_b17 Oct 2022 21:21 UTC
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(arxiv.org)

[Question] What is the most prob­a­ble AI?

Zeruel01720 Jun 2022 23:26 UTC
−2 points
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AI Fore­cast­ing: One Year In

jsteinhardt4 Jul 2022 5:10 UTC
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(bounded-regret.ghost.io)

A Cri­tique of AI Align­ment Pessimism

ExCeph19 Jul 2022 2:28 UTC
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Align­ment be­ing im­pos­si­ble might be bet­ter than it be­ing re­ally difficult

Martín Soto25 Jul 2022 23:57 UTC
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GPT4 is ca­pa­ble of writ­ing de­cent long-form sci­ence fic­tion (with the right prompts)

RomanS23 May 2023 13:41 UTC
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AGI-Au­to­mated In­ter­pretabil­ity is Suicide

__RicG__10 May 2023 14:20 UTC
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GPT-4 im­plic­itly val­ues iden­tity preser­va­tion: a study of LMCA iden­tity management

Ozyrus17 May 2023 14:13 UTC
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$300 for the best sci-fi prompt: the results

RomanS3 Jan 2024 19:10 UTC
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TinyS­to­ries: Small Lan­guage Models That Still Speak Co­her­ent English

Ulisse Mini28 May 2023 22:23 UTC
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(arxiv.org)

Ar­ti­cle Re­view: Google’s AlphaTensor

Robert_AIZI12 Oct 2022 18:04 UTC
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Paper: Dis­cov­er­ing novel al­gorithms with AlphaTen­sor [Deep­mind]

LawrenceC5 Oct 2022 16:20 UTC
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(www.deepmind.com)

[Question] Hy­po­thet­i­cal: what would you do?

JNS3 Aug 2023 22:39 UTC
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LLMs are (mostly) not helped by filler tokens

Kshitij Sachan10 Aug 2023 0:48 UTC
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In­flec­tion.ai is a ma­jor AGI lab

nikola9 Aug 2023 1:05 UTC
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Google Deep­Mind’s RT-2

SandXbox11 Aug 2023 11:26 UTC
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(robotics-transformer2.github.io)

Stu­pidity is also hard

walkthroughwalls12 Sep 2023 2:45 UTC
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Ba­sic Math­e­mat­ics of Pre­dic­tive Coding

Adam Shai29 Sep 2023 14:38 UTC
49 points
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Towards Bet­ter Mile­stones for Mon­i­tor­ing AI Capabilities

snewman27 Sep 2023 21:18 UTC
11 points
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Notes on Meta’s Di­plo­macy-Play­ing AI

Erich_Grunewald22 Dec 2022 11:34 UTC
9 points
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(www.erichgrunewald.com)

[Question] Is there a pub­li­cly available list of ex­am­ples of fron­tier model ca­pa­bil­ities?

Max Kearney19 Sep 2023 17:45 UTC
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In­ter­pretabil­ity Ex­ter­nal­ities Case Study—Hun­gry Hun­gry Hippos

Magdalena Wache20 Sep 2023 14:42 UTC
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This anime sto­ry­board doesn’t ex­ist: a graphic novel writ­ten and illus­trated by GPT4

RomanS5 Oct 2023 14:01 UTC
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I Would Have Solved Align­ment, But I Was Wor­ried That Would Ad­vance Timelines

307th20 Oct 2023 16:37 UTC
115 points
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Eleuther re­leases Llemma: An Open Lan­guage Model For Mathematics

mako yass17 Oct 2023 20:03 UTC
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(blog.eleuther.ai)

[Question] What are the rel­a­tive speeds of AI ca­pa­bil­ities and AI safety?

NunoSempere24 Apr 2020 18:21 UTC
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Deep­Mind: Gen­er­ally ca­pa­ble agents emerge from open-ended play

Daniel Kokotajlo27 Jul 2021 14:19 UTC
247 points
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(deepmind.com)

OpenAI Codex: First Impressions

specbug13 Aug 2021 16:52 UTC
49 points
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(sixeleven.in)

To con­tribute to AI safety, con­sider do­ing AI research

Vika16 Jan 2016 20:42 UTC
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[Question] How might we make bet­ter use of AI ca­pa­bil­ities re­search for al­ign­ment pur­poses?

ghostwheel31 Aug 2022 4:19 UTC
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[Question] Is the speed of train­ing large mod­els go­ing to in­crease sig­nifi­cantly in the near fu­ture due to Cere­bras An­dromeda?

Amal 15 Nov 2022 22:50 UTC
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When AI solves a game, fo­cus on the game’s me­chan­ics, not its theme.

Cleo Nardo23 Nov 2022 19:16 UTC
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Ad­dress­ing Ac­cu­sa­tions of Handholding

Yeshua God29 Mar 2024 5:35 UTC
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A case for ca­pa­bil­ities work on AI as net pos­i­tive

Noosphere8927 Feb 2023 21:12 UTC
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How should Deep­Mind’s Chin­chilla re­vise our AI fore­casts?

Cleo Nardo15 Sep 2022 17:54 UTC
35 points
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A call for a quan­ti­ta­tive re­port card for AI bioter­ror­ism threat models

Juno4 Dec 2023 6:35 UTC
12 points
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[Question] What’s the differ­ence be­tween newer Atari-play­ing AI and the older Deep­mind one (from 2014)?

Raemon2 Nov 2021 23:36 UTC
27 points
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AI Tracker: mon­i­tor­ing cur­rent and near-fu­ture risks from su­per­scale models

23 Nov 2021 19:16 UTC
64 points
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(aitracker.org)