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Acme: A new framework for distributed reinforcement learning

On Jun 2, 2020
@SingularMattrix shared
RT @DeepMind: Interested in playing around with RL? We’re happy to announce the release of Acme, a light-weight framework for building and running novel RL algorithms. We also include a range of pre-built, state-of-the-art agents to get you started. Enjoy! https://t.co/2wzpK3nCKp
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Reinforcement Learning (RL) provides an elegant formalization for the problem of intelligence...

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On Jun 2, 2020
@SingularMattrix shared
RT @DeepMind: Interested in playing around with RL? We’re happy to announce the release of Acme, a light-weight framework for building and running novel RL algorithms. We also include a range of pre-built, state-of-the-art agents to get you started. Enjoy! https://t.co/2wzpK3nCKp
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Acme: A new framework for distributed reinforcement learning

Acme: A new framework for distributed reinforcement learning

Reinforcement Learning (RL) provides an elegant formalization for the problem of intelligence...


On Jun 1, 2020
@NandoDF shared
RT @DeepMind: Reverb is used at DeepMind and @GoogleResearch to manage RL experience at scale and is now open sourced. Reverb can be used in a Colab or scale up to thousands of machines for on and off-policy RL: DQN, D4PG, PPO, IMPALA... see here: https://t.co/8qWRbtVAGn
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Reverb: a framework for experience replay

Reverb: a framework for experience replay

We research and build safe AI systems that learn how to solve problems and advance scientific discovery for all. Explore our work: deepmind.com/research

On Jun 1, 2020
@NandoDF shared
RT @hugojair: The @NeurIPSConf 2020 Competition Program is now available!, through 16 exciting competitions participants will be approaching novel and quite relevant ML problems, here is a short blog post about it @katjahofmann @hugo_larochelle https://t.co/L8gW0hjMTt https://t.co/06Ihieiro7
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Announcing the NeurIPS 2020 Competitions

Announcing the NeurIPS 2020 Competitions

Dr. Katja Hofmann, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK, and head of the Game Intelligence group

On Jun 1, 2020
@GaryMarcus shared
RT @AGI_programmer: [email protected] said it much better than I ever can. He seems one of very few souls with any sense left in them in his fields. I don't know of any others, frankly. Everything that's inappropriate, misguided and misallocated (resources!) about Deep Learning: https://t.co/lrKxYmVVs2
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In defense of skepticism about deep learning

In defense of skepticism about deep learning

“All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident.”

On Jun 2, 2020
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RT @RaiaHadsell: Next, the blogpost below (from Oxford Governance of AI) has advice and examples, from experts on the future and impact of ML. Their framework helps situate research with an 'impact stack'. https://t.co/tsSmGCMxiv Another valuable post from @bhecht : https://t.co/Vbxx7adM6P 3/5
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A Guide to Writing the NeurIPS Impact Statement

A Guide to Writing the NeurIPS Impact Statement

Carolyn Ashurst, Markus Anderljung, Carina Prunkl, Jan Leike, Yarin Gal, Toby Shevlane, Allan Dafoe

On Jun 2, 2020
@NandoDF shared
RT @shakir_za: Gave a @TEDx talk @TEDxLSTM last Nov🎙Called it the 'Machinery of Grace' and covered topics on responsible tech, global imbalances in AI, technological colonialism, grassroots, diversity and joy🎉. Video🎬: https://t.co/QWhGuKh5mY Text📜: https://t.co/9ICK9Tnwxb
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Machinery of

Machinery of

Shakir Mohamed | 1345 words (~14mins). Will link to video once it’s ready.for TEDxLSTM: Unknown Destinations Dearest, Dearest, note how these two are alike: This harpsichord pavane by ...

On Jun 2, 2020
@WIRED shared
Deep breath. Just because a robot conquered a Rubik Cube doesn't mean they're coming for us. Yet. https://t.co/qH7gcAQ4uo
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Why Solving a Rubik's Cube Does Not Signal Robot Supremacy

Why Solving a Rubik's Cube Does Not Signal Robot Supremacy

OpenAI demonstrated a robotic arm successfully completing the puzzle. It didn't show the machine dropping the cube—or the 10,000 years of simulated training.

On Jun 2, 2020
@hardmaru shared
There’s also a disincentive for inventors of an algorithm to thoroughly compare its performance with others—only to find that their breakthrough is not what they thought it was. “There’s a risk to comparing 𝘵𝘰𝘰 carefully.” https://t.co/OOAq2qMJie
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Eye-catching advances in some AI fields are not real

Eye-catching advances in some AI fields are not real

When tuned up, old algorithms can match the abilities of their successors

On Jun 2, 2020
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OpenAI just released their GPT-3 language model, which has 175 *billion* parameters. Watch this helpful GPT-3 explainer from @ykilcher: https://t.co/CYRZ4hbiEM More info: https://t.co/fVKuM9N6iw (v/@VentureBeat) #gpt3 https://t.co/5KNNrtYqfw
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OpenAI debuts gigantic GPT-3 language model with 175 billion parameters

OpenAI debuts gigantic GPT-3 language model with 175 billion parameters

OpenAI's GPT-3 language model can generate convincing news articles and achieve state-of-the-art results on a range of NLP tasks with few-shot learning.

On Jun 2, 2020
@NandoDF shared
DeepMind Surges on, Releasing Acme and Reverb RL Libraries ⁦@DeepMind⁩ ⁦@mw_hoffman⁩ ⁦@bshahr⁩ ⁦@john_aslanides⁩ ⁦@gbarthmaron⁩ ⁦@FeryalMP⁩ ⁦@katebaumli⁩ ⁦@koraykv⁩ https://t.co/w2apaktzvf
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DeepMind Surges on, Releasing Acme and Reverb RL Libraries

DeepMind Surges on, Releasing Acme and Reverb RL Libraries

DeepMind, an Alphabet subsidiary, continues to pump out useful software libraries for the machine learning research community. It just released Acme, an RL agent trainer, and Reverb, an RL ...

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On Jun 2, 2020
@hardmaru shared
@Lezwon I'm not sure, but it's a NeurIPS competition this year: https://t.co/EnbZzdOEJJ
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On Jun 1, 2020
@aaas shared
Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt studies implicit bias and how it affects how police (and all of us). Her experiments show how social conditions can interact with the workings of our brain to determine our responses to other people, especially in the context of race https://t.co/SWcCEIeJAv
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Meet the psychologist exploring unconscious bias—and its tragic consequences for society

Meet the psychologist exploring unconscious bias—and its tragic consequences for society

Jennifer Eberhardt’s experiments reveal impact of implicit racial bias, from classroom discipline to police shootings

On Jun 2, 2020
@gwern shared
Rereading https://t.co/Q1G9O4u1iU is particularly worrisome post-corona.
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There’s No Fire Alarm for Artificial General Intelligence

There’s No Fire Alarm for Artificial General Intelligence

  What is the function of a fire alarm?   One might think that the function of a fire alarm is to provide you with important evidence about a fire existing, allowing you to change your ...

On Jun 1, 2020
@j2bryson shared
RT @ARTAIBath: Did you know that @UniofBath is launching an online MSC in A.I? We will support the course, ensuring students are provided with the most up-to-date understanding of the emerging possibilities of artificial intelligence, as well as its ethical implications. https://t.co/DHREGN1w6D https://t.co/2IVv5wFxIq
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University of Bath launches online MSc in AI - ART-AI

University of Bath launches online MSc in AI - ART-AI

Bath launches Artificial Intelligence online MSc

On Jun 2, 2020
@zeynep shared
In addition to two post-docs above, I'm hiring multiple hourly research assistants. Remote OK (with US work permit). First one: my usual topics: society/tech. Academic and topical research. Writing ability is a must and statistical literacy would be great. https://t.co/ZCQeCODRlI https://t.co/gFo41sYpoR
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Research Technician - Digital Technology and Society

Research Technician - Digital Technology and Society

Ability to conduct deep research on the following topic: the interaction between digital technology and society. Focus areas can be the public sphere, social movements, information flows, ...

On Jun 2, 2020
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @drfranksauer: Ban killer robots! Sounds straightforward. But it's not. Compared to blinding lasers & landmines, weapon autonomy is a bigger challenge, Prof. @elvira_rosert and I argue @CSP_journal: https://t.co/9DqUyInuBe No paywall! #openaccess And now... back to Twitter doom-scrolling 😭 https://t.co/5impIDgdKK
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How (not) to stop the killer robots: A comparative analysis of humanitarian disarmament campaign strategies

How (not) to stop the killer robots: A comparative analysis of humanitarian disarmament campaign strategies

(2020). How (not) to stop the killer robots: A comparative analysis of humanitarian disarmament campaign strategies. Contemporary Security Policy. Ahead of Print.

On Jun 1, 2020
@MIT_CSAIL shared
A new random-number generator @MIT is based on the concept of loaded die. It could help simulate different scenarios, from financial markets to the likelihood of earthquakes. Paper: https://t.co/CYzdNagsR8 More: https://t.co/2ELoMCAZMA https://t.co/MpCjdaDXcS
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Algorithm quickly simulates a roll of loaded dice

Algorithm quickly simulates a roll of loaded dice

Approach for generating numbers at random may help analyses of complex systems, from Earth’s climate to financial markets.

On Jun 2, 2020
@techreview shared
The US criminal legal system uses predictive algorithms to try to make the judicial process less biased. But there’s a deeper problem, as you'll see if you play our courtroom algorithm game. https://t.co/kLdONCOoaR https://t.co/oCO3Gdvlok
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Can you make AI fairer than a judge? Play our courtroom algorithm game

Can you make AI fairer than a judge? Play our courtroom algorithm game

As a child, you develop a sense of what “fairness” means. It’s a concept that you learn early on as you come to terms with the world around you. Something either feels fair or it doesn’t. ...