AlphaGo Zero uses 4 TPUs, is built entirely out of neural nets with no handcrafted features, doesn’t pretrain against expert games or anything else human, reaches a superhuman level after 3 days of self-play, and is the strongest version of AlphaGo yet. The architecture has been simplified. Previous AlphaGo had a policy net that predicted… Read more »
Posts By: Eliezer Yudkowsky
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 policy accordingly and exit the building. In the classic experiment by Latane and Darley in 1968, eight groups of… Read more »
Back in May, I gave a talk at Stanford University for the Symbolic Systems Distinguished Speaker series, titled “The AI Alignment Problem: Why It’s Hard, And Where To Start.” The video for this talk is now available on Youtube: We have an approximately complete transcript of the talk and Q&A session here, slides… Read more »
MIRI’s primary concern about self-improving AI isn’t so much that it might be created by ‘bad’ actors rather than ‘good’ actors in the global sphere; rather most of our concern is in remedying the situation in which no one knows at all how to create a self-modifying AI with known, stable preferences. (This is why… Read more »
I’ve noticed that Singularity discussions seem to be splitting up into three major schools of thought: Accelerating Change, the Event Horizon, and the Intelligence Explosion.