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TagLast edit: 3 Sep 2020 3:22 UTC by Rohin Shah

Newsletters are collected summaries of recent events, posts, and academic papers.

The most prolific newsletter on Less Wrong is Rohin Shah’s weekly Alignment Newsletter.

Fore­cast­ing Newslet­ter. June 2020.

NunoSempere1 Jul 2020 9:46 UTC
27 points
0 comments8 min readLW link

QAPR 4: In­duc­tive biases

Quintin Pope10 Oct 2022 22:08 UTC
63 points
2 comments18 min readLW link

Quintin’s al­ign­ment pa­pers roundup—week 1

Quintin Pope10 Sep 2022 6:39 UTC
119 points
5 comments9 min readLW link

[AN #102]: Meta learn­ing by GPT-3, and a list of full pro­pos­als for AI alignment

Rohin Shah3 Jun 2020 17:20 UTC
38 points
6 comments10 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #115]: AI safety re­search prob­lems in the AI-GA framework

Rohin Shah2 Sep 2020 17:10 UTC
19 points
16 comments6 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

Align­ment Newslet­ter #36

Rohin Shah12 Dec 2018 1:10 UTC
21 points
0 comments11 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #47

Rohin Shah4 Mar 2019 4:30 UTC
18 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #112]: Eng­ineer­ing a Safer World

Rohin Shah13 Aug 2020 17:20 UTC
25 points
2 comments12 min readLW link
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[AN #118]: Risks, solu­tions, and pri­ori­ti­za­tion in a world with many AI systems

Rohin Shah23 Sep 2020 18:20 UTC
15 points
6 comments10 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #129]: Ex­plain­ing dou­ble de­scent by mea­sur­ing bias and variance

Rohin Shah16 Dec 2020 18:10 UTC
14 points
1 comment7 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #145]: Our three year an­niver­sary!

Rohin Shah9 Apr 2021 17:48 UTC
19 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

Fore­cast­ing Newslet­ter: April 2021

NunoSempere1 May 2021 16:07 UTC
9 points
0 comments10 min readLW link

[AN #166]: Is it crazy to claim we’re in the most im­por­tant cen­tury?

Rohin Shah8 Oct 2021 17:30 UTC
52 points
5 comments8 min readLW link
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[AN #167]: Con­crete ML safety prob­lems and their rele­vance to x-risk

Rohin Shah20 Oct 2021 17:10 UTC
19 points
4 comments9 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #170]: An­a­lyz­ing the ar­gu­ment for risk from power-seek­ing AI

Rohin Shah8 Dec 2021 18:10 UTC
21 points
1 comment7 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

Fore­cast­ing Newslet­ter: Jan­uary 2022

NunoSempere3 Feb 2022 19:22 UTC
17 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

Fore­cast­ing Newslet­ter: Fe­bru­ary 2022

NunoSempere5 Mar 2022 19:30 UTC
33 points
0 comments9 min readLW link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (21 Aug − 27 Aug 22′)

Zoe Williams30 Aug 2022 1:42 UTC
57 points
4 comments12 min readLW link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (5 − 11 Sep 22′)

Zoe Williams12 Sep 2022 23:24 UTC
24 points
0 comments13 min readLW link

Quintin’s al­ign­ment pa­pers roundup—week 2

Quintin Pope19 Sep 2022 13:41 UTC
60 points
2 comments10 min readLW link

QAPR 3: in­ter­pretabil­ity-guided train­ing of neu­ral nets

Quintin Pope28 Sep 2022 16:02 UTC
47 points
2 comments10 min readLW link

[MLSN #6]: Trans­parency sur­vey, prov­able ro­bust­ness, ML mod­els that pre­dict the future

Dan H12 Oct 2022 20:56 UTC
26 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (10 − 16 Oct 22′)

Zoe Williams17 Oct 2022 22:51 UTC
12 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (17 − 23 Oct 22′)

Zoe Williams25 Oct 2022 2:57 UTC
10 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (24 − 30th Oct 22′)

Zoe Williams1 Nov 2022 2:58 UTC
13 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (31st Oct − 6th Nov 22′)

Zoe Williams8 Nov 2022 3:58 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (7th Nov − 13th Nov 22′)

Zoe Williams16 Nov 2022 3:04 UTC
14 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What AI newslet­ters or sub­stacks about AI do you recom­mend?

wunan25 Nov 2022 19:29 UTC
6 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (14th Nov − 27th Nov 22′)

Zoe Williams29 Nov 2022 23:00 UTC
16 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Fore­cast­ing Newslet­ter: April 2020

NunoSempere30 Apr 2020 16:41 UTC
22 points
3 comments6 min readLW link

Fore­cast­ing Newslet­ter: May 2020.

NunoSempere31 May 2020 12:35 UTC
9 points
1 comment20 min readLW link

Null-box­ing New­comb’s Problem

Yitz13 Jul 2020 16:32 UTC
33 points
10 comments4 min readLW link

May gw­ern.net newsletter

gwern1 Jun 2018 14:47 UTC
24 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(www.gwern.net)

Ra­tion­al­ity Feed: Last Month’s Best Posts

sapphire12 Feb 2018 13:18 UTC
23 points
1 comment3 min readLW link

Align­ment Newslet­ter #13: 07/​02/​18

Rohin Shah2 Jul 2018 16:10 UTC
70 points
12 comments8 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

Align­ment Newslet­ter #16: 07/​23/​18

Rohin Shah23 Jul 2018 16:20 UTC
42 points
0 comments12 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #15: 07/​16/​18

Rohin Shah16 Jul 2018 16:10 UTC
42 points
0 comments15 min readLW link
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[AN #58] Mesa op­ti­miza­tion: what it is, and why we should care

Rohin Shah24 Jun 2019 16:10 UTC
54 points
9 comments8 min readLW link
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Ra­tion­al­ity Feed: Last Month’s Best Posts

sapphire21 Mar 2018 14:12 UTC
20 points
2 comments2 min readLW link

[AN #59] How ar­gu­ments for AI risk have changed over time

Rohin Shah8 Jul 2019 17:20 UTC
43 points
4 comments7 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #1: 04/​09/​18

Rohin Shah9 Apr 2018 16:00 UTC
12 points
3 comments4 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #2: 04/​16/​18

Rohin Shah16 Apr 2018 16:00 UTC
8 points
0 comments5 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #3: 04/​23/​18

Rohin Shah23 Apr 2018 16:00 UTC
9 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #4: 04/​30/​18

Rohin Shah30 Apr 2018 16:00 UTC
8 points
0 comments3 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #5: 05/​07/​18

Rohin Shah7 May 2018 16:00 UTC
8 points
0 comments7 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #6: 05/​14/​18

Rohin Shah14 May 2018 16:00 UTC
8 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #7: 05/​21/​18

Rohin Shah21 May 2018 16:00 UTC
8 points
0 comments5 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #8: 05/​28/​18

Rohin Shah28 May 2018 16:00 UTC
8 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #9: 06/​04/​18

Rohin Shah4 Jun 2018 16:00 UTC
8 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #10: 06/​11/​18

Rohin Shah11 Jun 2018 16:00 UTC
16 points
0 comments9 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #11: 06/​18/​18

Rohin Shah18 Jun 2018 16:00 UTC
8 points
0 comments10 min readLW link

The Align­ment Newslet­ter #12: 06/​25/​18

Rohin Shah25 Jun 2018 16:00 UTC
15 points
0 comments3 min readLW link

Align­ment Newslet­ter #14

Rohin Shah9 Jul 2018 16:20 UTC
14 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

Align­ment Newslet­ter #17

Rohin Shah30 Jul 2018 16:10 UTC
32 points
0 comments13 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #18

Rohin Shah6 Aug 2018 16:00 UTC
17 points
0 comments10 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #19

Rohin Shah14 Aug 2018 2:10 UTC
18 points
0 comments13 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #20

Rohin Shah20 Aug 2018 16:00 UTC
12 points
2 comments6 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #21

Rohin Shah27 Aug 2018 16:20 UTC
25 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #22

Rohin Shah3 Sep 2018 16:10 UTC
18 points
0 comments6 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #23

Rohin Shah10 Sep 2018 17:10 UTC
16 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #24

Rohin Shah17 Sep 2018 16:20 UTC
10 points
6 comments12 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #25

Rohin Shah24 Sep 2018 16:10 UTC
18 points
3 comments9 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #26

Rohin Shah2 Oct 2018 16:10 UTC
13 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #27

Rohin Shah9 Oct 2018 1:10 UTC
16 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #28

Rohin Shah15 Oct 2018 21:20 UTC
11 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #29

Rohin Shah22 Oct 2018 16:20 UTC
15 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #30

Rohin Shah29 Oct 2018 16:10 UTC
29 points
2 comments6 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #31

Rohin Shah5 Nov 2018 23:50 UTC
17 points
0 comments12 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #32

Rohin Shah12 Nov 2018 17:20 UTC
18 points
0 comments12 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #33

Rohin Shah19 Nov 2018 17:20 UTC
23 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #34

Rohin Shah26 Nov 2018 23:10 UTC
24 points
0 comments10 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #35

Rohin Shah4 Dec 2018 1:10 UTC
15 points
0 comments6 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #37

Rohin Shah17 Dec 2018 19:10 UTC
25 points
4 comments10 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #38

Rohin Shah25 Dec 2018 16:10 UTC
9 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #39

Rohin Shah1 Jan 2019 8:10 UTC
32 points
2 comments5 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #40

Rohin Shah8 Jan 2019 20:10 UTC
21 points
2 comments5 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #41

Rohin Shah17 Jan 2019 8:10 UTC
22 points
6 comments10 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #42

Rohin Shah22 Jan 2019 2:00 UTC
20 points
1 comment10 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #43

Rohin Shah29 Jan 2019 21:10 UTC
14 points
2 comments13 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #44

Rohin Shah6 Feb 2019 8:30 UTC
18 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #45

Rohin Shah14 Feb 2019 2:10 UTC
25 points
2 comments8 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #46

Rohin Shah22 Feb 2019 0:10 UTC
12 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #48

Rohin Shah11 Mar 2019 21:10 UTC
29 points
14 comments9 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #49

Rohin Shah20 Mar 2019 4:20 UTC
23 points
1 comment11 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #50

Rohin Shah28 Mar 2019 18:10 UTC
15 points
2 comments10 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #51

Rohin Shah3 Apr 2019 4:10 UTC
25 points
2 comments15 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter #52

Rohin Shah6 Apr 2019 1:20 UTC
19 points
1 comment8 min readLW link
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Align­ment Newslet­ter One Year Retrospective

Rohin Shah10 Apr 2019 6:58 UTC
93 points
31 comments21 min readLW link

Align­ment Newslet­ter #53

Rohin Shah18 Apr 2019 17:20 UTC
20 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
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[AN #54] Box­ing a finite-hori­zon AI sys­tem to keep it unambitious

Rohin Shah28 Apr 2019 5:20 UTC
20 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
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[AN #55] Reg­u­la­tory mar­kets and in­ter­na­tional stan­dards as a means of en­sur­ing benefi­cial AI

Rohin Shah5 May 2019 2:20 UTC
17 points
2 comments8 min readLW link
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[AN #56] Should ML re­searchers stop run­ning ex­per­i­ments be­fore mak­ing hy­pothe­ses?

Rohin Shah21 May 2019 2:20 UTC
21 points
8 comments9 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #57] Why we should fo­cus on ro­bust­ness in AI safety, and the analo­gous prob­lems in programming

Rohin Shah5 Jun 2019 23:20 UTC
26 points
15 comments7 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #60] A new AI challenge: Minecraft agents that as­sist hu­man play­ers in cre­ative mode

Rohin Shah22 Jul 2019 17:00 UTC
23 points
6 comments9 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #61] AI policy and gov­er­nance, from two peo­ple in the field

Rohin Shah5 Aug 2019 17:00 UTC
12 points
2 comments9 min readLW link
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[AN #62] Are ad­ver­sar­ial ex­am­ples caused by real but im­per­cep­ti­ble fea­tures?

Rohin Shah22 Aug 2019 17:10 UTC
27 points
10 comments9 min readLW link
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[AN #63] How ar­chi­tec­ture search, meta learn­ing, and en­vi­ron­ment de­sign could lead to gen­eral intelligence

Rohin Shah10 Sep 2019 19:10 UTC
21 points
12 comments8 min readLW link
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[AN #64]: Us­ing Deep RL and Re­ward Uncer­tainty to In­cen­tivize Prefer­ence Learning

Rohin Shah16 Sep 2019 17:10 UTC
11 points
8 comments7 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #65]: Learn­ing use­ful skills by watch­ing hu­mans “play”

Rohin Shah23 Sep 2019 17:30 UTC
11 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
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[AN #66]: De­com­pos­ing ro­bust­ness into ca­pa­bil­ity ro­bust­ness and al­ign­ment robustness

Rohin Shah30 Sep 2019 18:00 UTC
12 points
1 comment7 min readLW link
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[AN #67]: Creat­ing en­vi­ron­ments in which to study in­ner al­ign­ment failures

Rohin Shah7 Oct 2019 17:10 UTC
17 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
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[AN #68]: The at­tain­able util­ity the­ory of impact

Rohin Shah14 Oct 2019 17:00 UTC
17 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
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[AN #69] Stu­art Rus­sell’s new book on why we need to re­place the stan­dard model of AI

Rohin Shah19 Oct 2019 0:30 UTC
60 points
12 comments15 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #70]: Agents that help hu­mans who are still learn­ing about their own preferences

Rohin Shah23 Oct 2019 17:10 UTC
16 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
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[AN #71]: Avoid­ing re­ward tam­per­ing through cur­rent-RF optimization

Rohin Shah30 Oct 2019 17:10 UTC
12 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
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[AN #72]: Align­ment, ro­bust­ness, method­ol­ogy, and sys­tem build­ing as re­search pri­ori­ties for AI safety

Rohin Shah6 Nov 2019 18:10 UTC
26 points
4 comments10 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #73]: De­tect­ing catas­trophic failures by learn­ing how agents tend to break

Rohin Shah13 Nov 2019 18:10 UTC
11 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
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[AN #74]: Separat­ing benefi­cial AI into com­pe­tence, al­ign­ment, and cop­ing with impacts

Rohin Shah20 Nov 2019 18:20 UTC
19 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #75]: Solv­ing Atari and Go with learned game mod­els, and thoughts from a MIRI employee

Rohin Shah27 Nov 2019 18:10 UTC
38 points
1 comment10 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #76]: How dataset size af­fects ro­bust­ness, and bench­mark­ing safe ex­plo­ra­tion by mea­sur­ing con­straint violations

Rohin Shah4 Dec 2019 18:10 UTC
14 points
6 comments9 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #77]: Dou­ble de­scent: a unifi­ca­tion of statis­ti­cal the­ory and mod­ern ML practice

Rohin Shah18 Dec 2019 18:30 UTC
21 points
4 comments14 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #78] For­mal­iz­ing power and in­stru­men­tal con­ver­gence, and the end-of-year AI safety char­ity comparison

Rohin Shah26 Dec 2019 1:10 UTC
26 points
10 comments9 min readLW link
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[AN #79]: Re­cur­sive re­ward mod­el­ing as an al­ign­ment tech­nique in­te­grated with deep RL

Rohin Shah1 Jan 2020 18:00 UTC
13 points
0 comments12 min readLW link
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[AN #80]: Why AI risk might be solved with­out ad­di­tional in­ter­ven­tion from longtermists

Rohin Shah2 Jan 2020 18:20 UTC
35 points
94 comments10 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #81]: Univer­sal­ity as a po­ten­tial solu­tion to con­cep­tual difficul­ties in in­tent alignment

Rohin Shah8 Jan 2020 18:00 UTC
31 points
4 comments11 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #82]: How OpenAI Five dis­tributed their train­ing computation

Rohin Shah15 Jan 2020 18:20 UTC
19 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
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[AN #83]: Sam­ple-effi­cient deep learn­ing with ReMixMatch

Rohin Shah22 Jan 2020 18:10 UTC
15 points
4 comments11 min readLW link
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[AN #84] Re­view­ing AI al­ign­ment work in 2018-19

Rohin Shah29 Jan 2020 18:30 UTC
23 points
0 comments6 min readLW link
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[AN #85]: The nor­ma­tive ques­tions we should be ask­ing for AI al­ign­ment, and a sur­pris­ingly good chatbot

Rohin Shah5 Feb 2020 18:20 UTC
14 points
2 comments7 min readLW link
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[AN #86]: Im­prov­ing de­bate and fac­tored cog­ni­tion through hu­man experiments

Rohin Shah12 Feb 2020 18:10 UTC
14 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
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[AN #87]: What might hap­pen as deep learn­ing scales even fur­ther?

Rohin Shah19 Feb 2020 18:20 UTC
28 points
0 comments4 min readLW link
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[AN #88]: How the prin­ci­pal-agent liter­a­ture re­lates to AI risk

Rohin Shah27 Feb 2020 9:10 UTC
18 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #89]: A unify­ing for­mal­ism for prefer­ence learn­ing algorithms

Rohin Shah4 Mar 2020 18:20 UTC
16 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
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[AN #90]: How search land­scapes can con­tain self-re­in­forc­ing feed­back loops

Rohin Shah11 Mar 2020 17:30 UTC
11 points
6 comments8 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #91]: Con­cepts, im­ple­men­ta­tions, prob­lems, and a bench­mark for im­pact measurement

Rohin Shah18 Mar 2020 17:10 UTC
15 points
10 comments13 min readLW link
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[AN #92]: Learn­ing good rep­re­sen­ta­tions with con­trastive pre­dic­tive coding

Rohin Shah25 Mar 2020 17:20 UTC
18 points
1 comment10 min readLW link
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[AN #93]: The Precipice we’re stand­ing at, and how we can back away from it

Rohin Shah1 Apr 2020 17:10 UTC
24 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
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[AN #94]: AI al­ign­ment as trans­la­tion be­tween hu­mans and machines

Rohin Shah8 Apr 2020 17:10 UTC
11 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
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[AN #95]: A frame­work for think­ing about how to make AI go well

Rohin Shah15 Apr 2020 17:10 UTC
20 points
2 comments10 min readLW link
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[AN #96]: Buck and I dis­cuss/​ar­gue about AI Alignment

Rohin Shah22 Apr 2020 17:20 UTC
17 points
4 comments10 min readLW link
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[AN #97]: Are there his­tor­i­cal ex­am­ples of large, ro­bust dis­con­ti­nu­ities?

Rohin Shah29 Apr 2020 17:30 UTC
15 points
0 comments10 min readLW link
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[AN #98]: Un­der­stand­ing neu­ral net train­ing by see­ing which gra­di­ents were helpful

Rohin Shah6 May 2020 17:10 UTC
22 points
3 comments9 min readLW link
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[AN #99]: Dou­bling times for the effi­ciency of AI algorithms

Rohin Shah13 May 2020 17:20 UTC
29 points
0 comments10 min readLW link
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[AN #100]: What might go wrong if you learn a re­ward func­tion while acting

Rohin Shah20 May 2020 17:30 UTC
33 points
2 comments12 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #101]: Why we should rigor­ously mea­sure and fore­cast AI progress

Rohin Shah27 May 2020 17:20 UTC
15 points
0 comments10 min readLW link
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[AN #103]: ARCHES: an agenda for ex­is­ten­tial safety, and com­bin­ing nat­u­ral lan­guage with deep RL

Rohin Shah10 Jun 2020 17:20 UTC
27 points
1 comment10 min readLW link
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[AN #104]: The per­ils of in­ac­cessible in­for­ma­tion, and what we can learn about AI al­ign­ment from COVID

Rohin Shah18 Jun 2020 17:10 UTC
19 points
5 comments8 min readLW link
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[AN #105]: The eco­nomic tra­jec­tory of hu­man­ity, and what we might mean by optimization

Rohin Shah24 Jun 2020 17:30 UTC
24 points
3 comments11 min readLW link
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[AN #106]: Eval­u­at­ing gen­er­al­iza­tion abil­ity of learned re­ward models

Rohin Shah1 Jul 2020 17:20 UTC
14 points
2 comments11 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

[AN #107]: The con­ver­gent in­stru­men­tal sub­goals of goal-di­rected agents

Rohin Shah16 Jul 2020 6:47 UTC
13 points
1 comment8 min readLW link
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[AN #108]: Why we should scru­ti­nize ar­gu­ments for AI risk

Rohin Shah16 Jul 2020 6:47 UTC
19 points
6 comments12 min readLW link
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[AN #109]: Teach­ing neu­ral nets to gen­er­al­ize the way hu­mans would

Rohin Shah22 Jul 2020 17:10 UTC
17 points
3 comments9 min readLW link
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[AN #110]: Learn­ing fea­tures from hu­man feed­back to en­able re­ward learning

Rohin Shah29 Jul 2020 17:20 UTC
13 points
2 comments10 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

Rus­sian x-risks newslet­ter, sum­mer 2019

avturchin7 Sep 2019 9:50 UTC
39 points
5 comments4 min readLW link

Ra­tional Feed: Last Month’s Best Posts

sapphire2 May 2018 18:19 UTC
16 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

Fore­cast­ing Newslet­ter: July 2020.

NunoSempere1 Aug 2020 17:08 UTC
21 points
4 comments22 min readLW link

June gw­ern.net newsletter

gwern4 Jul 2018 22:59 UTC
34 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.gwern.net)

[AN #111]: The Cir­cuits hy­pothe­ses for deep learning

Rohin Shah5 Aug 2020 17:40 UTC
23 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
(mailchi.mp)

Call for con­trib­u­tors to the Align­ment Newsletter

Rohin Shah21 Aug 2019 18:21 UTC
39 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

Novem­ber 2018 gw­ern.net newsletter

gwern1 Dec 2018 13:57 UTC
35 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.gwern.net)

June 2019 gw­ern.net newsletter

gwern1 Jul 2019 14:35 UTC
29 points
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