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Ma­chine Learning

Ma­chine Learn­ing is a pre­sent day AI paradigm, gen­er­ally in­volv­ing ar­tifi­cial neu­ral net­works trained by gra­di­ent de­scent.

An Illus­trated Proof of the No Free Lunch Theorem

lifelonglearner
8 Jun 2020 1:54 UTC
17 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(mlu.red)

Matt Botv­inick on the spon­ta­neous emer­gence of learn­ing algorithms

Adam Scholl
12 Aug 2020 7:47 UTC
128 points
23 comments5 min readLW link

Un­der­stand­ing “Deep Dou­ble Des­cent”

evhub
6 Dec 2019 0:00 UTC
109 points
28 comments5 min readLW link

Let’s Read: Su­per­hu­man AI for mul­ti­player poker

Yuxi_Liu
14 Jul 2019 6:22 UTC
60 points
6 comments8 min readLW link

OpenAI re­leases func­tional Dota 5v5 bot, aims to beat world cham­pi­ons by August

habryka
26 Jun 2018 22:40 UTC
56 points
10 comments1 min readLW link
(blog.openai.com)

“The Bit­ter Les­son”, an ar­ti­cle about com­pute vs hu­man knowl­edge in AI

lahwran
21 Jun 2019 17:24 UTC
52 points
13 comments4 min readLW link
(www.incompleteideas.net)

[1911.08265] Mas­ter­ing Atari, Go, Chess and Shogi by Plan­ning with a Learned Model | Arxiv

DragonGod
21 Nov 2019 1:18 UTC
54 points
4 comments1 min readLW link
(arxiv.org)

Neu­ral nets as a model for how hu­mans make and un­der­stand vi­sual art

Owain_Evans
9 Nov 2019 16:53 UTC
32 points
7 comments2 min readLW link
(owainevans.github.io)

UML VI: Stochas­tic Gra­di­ent Descent

Rafael Harth
12 Jan 2020 21:59 UTC
13 points
0 comments10 min readLW link

[Question] How do you do hy­per­pa­ram­e­ter searches in ML?

lsusr
13 Jan 2020 3:45 UTC
9 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Ma­chine Learn­ing Anal­ogy for Med­i­ta­tion (illus­trated)

abramdemski
28 Jun 2018 22:51 UTC
101 points
48 comments1 min readLW link

Dis­cus­sion on the ma­chine learn­ing ap­proach to AI safety

Vika
1 Nov 2018 20:54 UTC
28 points
3 comments4 min readLW link

UML IV: Lin­ear Predictors

Rafael Harth
8 Jul 2020 19:06 UTC
14 points
0 comments9 min readLW link

Un­der­stand­ing Ma­chine Learn­ing (I)

Rafael Harth
20 Dec 2019 18:22 UTC
47 points
11 comments11 min readLW link

Un­der­stand­ing Ma­chine Learn­ing (II)

Rafael Harth
22 Dec 2019 18:28 UTC
25 points
4 comments10 min readLW link

Un­der­stand­ing Ma­chine Learn­ing (III)

Rafael Harth
25 Dec 2019 18:55 UTC
17 points
0 comments11 min readLW link

UML V: Con­vex Learn­ing Problems

Rafael Harth
5 Jan 2020 19:47 UTC
13 points
0 comments10 min readLW link

UML VII: Meta-Learning

Rafael Harth
19 Jan 2020 18:23 UTC
15 points
0 comments15 min readLW link

UML VIII: Lin­ear Pre­dic­tors (2)

Rafael Harth
26 Jan 2020 20:09 UTC
9 points
2 comments10 min readLW link

UML IX: Ker­nels and Boosting

Rafael Harth
2 Feb 2020 21:51 UTC
13 points
1 comment10 min readLW link

A Sim­ple In­tro­duc­tion to Neu­ral Networks

Rafael Harth
9 Feb 2020 22:02 UTC
33 points
8 comments18 min readLW link

UML XI: Near­est Neigh­bor Schemes

Rafael Harth
16 Feb 2020 20:30 UTC
15 points
3 comments9 min readLW link

UML XII: Di­men­sion­al­ity Reduction

Rafael Harth
23 Feb 2020 19:44 UTC
9 points
0 comments9 min readLW link

UML XIII: On­line Learn­ing and Clustering

Rafael Harth
1 Mar 2020 18:32 UTC
13 points
0 comments14 min readLW link

UML final

Rafael Harth
8 Mar 2020 20:43 UTC
23 points
1 comment14 min readLW link

[Link] Word-vec­tor based DL sys­tem achieves hu­man par­ity in ver­bal IQ tests

jacob_cannell
13 Jun 2015 23:38 UTC
8 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

AlphaS­tar: Im­pres­sive for RL progress, not for AGI progress

orthonormal
2 Nov 2019 1:50 UTC
113 points
53 comments2 min readLW link

Ma­chine Learn­ing Can’t Han­dle Long-Term Time-Series Data

lsusr
5 Jan 2020 3:43 UTC
2 points
10 comments5 min readLW link

In­ter­pretabil­ity in ML: A Broad Overview

lifelonglearner
4 Aug 2020 19:03 UTC
30 points
0 comments15 min readLW link

If I were a well-in­ten­tioned AI… I: Image classifier

Stuart_Armstrong
26 Feb 2020 12:39 UTC
35 points
4 comments5 min readLW link

How can In­ter­pretabil­ity help Align­ment?

23 May 2020 16:16 UTC
31 points
3 comments9 min readLW link

GAN Discrim­i­na­tors Don’t Gen­er­al­ize?

tryactions
8 Jun 2020 20:36 UTC
18 points
7 comments2 min readLW link

The “Out­side the Box” Box

Eliezer Yudkowsky
12 Oct 2007 22:50 UTC
60 points
27 comments2 min readLW link

Us­ing ra­tio­nal­ity to de­bug Ma­chine Learning

Dr_Manhattan
10 Apr 2018 20:03 UTC
55 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(amid.fish)

Declar­a­tive Mathematics

johnswentworth
21 Mar 2019 19:05 UTC
60 points
10 comments3 min readLW link

Ta­boo­ing ‘Agent’ for Pro­saic Alignment

Hjalmar_Wijk
23 Aug 2019 2:55 UTC
54 points
9 comments6 min readLW link

Deep­Mind ar­ti­cle: AI Safety Gridworlds

scarcegreengrass
30 Nov 2017 16:13 UTC
51 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(deepmind.com)

Com­pet­i­tive Mar­kets as Distributed Backprop

johnswentworth
10 Nov 2018 16:47 UTC
50 points
8 comments4 min readLW link2 nominations1 review

Ma­chine Learn­ing Pro­jects on IDA

24 Jun 2019 18:38 UTC
51 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

Mag­i­cal Categories

Eliezer Yudkowsky
24 Aug 2008 19:51 UTC
51 points
131 comments9 min readLW link

Con­nec­tion­ism: Model­ing the mind with neu­ral networks

Scott Alexander
19 Jul 2011 1:16 UTC
44 points
20 comments8 min readLW link

Deep learn­ing—deeper flaws?

Richard_Ngo
24 Sep 2018 18:40 UTC
43 points
17 comments4 min readLW link
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

Sel­ling Nonapples

Eliezer Yudkowsky
13 Nov 2008 20:10 UTC
40 points
78 comments7 min readLW link

[Question] What are the most im­por­tant pa­pers/​post/​re­sources to read to un­der­stand more of GPT-3?

adamShimi
2 Aug 2020 20:53 UTC
25 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

[Link] Com­puter im­proves its Civ­i­liza­tion II game­play by read­ing the manual

Kaj_Sotala
13 Jul 2011 12:00 UTC
37 points
5 comments4 min readLW link

Some thoughts af­ter read­ing Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence: A Modern Approach

swift_spiral
19 Mar 2019 23:39 UTC
40 points
4 comments2 min readLW link

is gpt-3 few-shot ready for real ap­pli­ca­tions?

nostalgebraist
3 Aug 2020 19:50 UTC
31 points
5 comments9 min readLW link
(nostalgebraist.tumblr.com)

Worse Than Random

Eliezer Yudkowsky
11 Nov 2008 19:01 UTC
28 points
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In­duc­tive bi­ases stick around

evhub
18 Dec 2019 19:52 UTC
51 points
14 comments3 min readLW link

Rea­sons com­pute may not drive AI ca­pa­bil­ities growth

Kythe
19 Dec 2018 22:13 UTC
46 points
10 comments8 min readLW link

Begin­ning Ma­chine Learning

crybx
30 Apr 2018 15:54 UTC
38 points
4 comments6 min readLW link

Pro­saic AI alignment

paulfchristiano
20 Nov 2018 13:56 UTC
38 points
3 comments8 min readLW link

Talk and Q&A—Dan Hendrycks—Paper: Align­ing AI With Shared Hu­man Values. On Dis­cord at Aug 28, 2020 8:00-10:00 AM GMT+8.

wassname
14 Aug 2020 23:57 UTC
1 point
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