as ng and

As Ng and Russell put it, “the reward function, rather than the policy, is the most succinct, robust, and transferable…

i call it

I call it “nondual fundamentalism” and it means getting stuck on nondual philosophy as the only truth. In nondual fundamentalism,…

today, you’re either

Today, you’re either above the API or below the API. You either tell robots what to do, or are told…

robinson writes, there

Robinson writes, “There is dignity in the thought that we are of one substance with being itself, and there is…

granted, he’s psychologist:

Granted, he’s a psychologist: operationalizations of information, computation, and control are his empirical bread and butter. But operationalizing intentional concepts…

it has been

it has been beneficial to try interpreting every physical sensation as some kind of Sarno-Hanson message from the unconscious. Do…

tim wu laments

Tim Wu laments [1]: am I more likely to open up my personal computer at odd moments of the day…

i have known

I have known a great many intelligent people in my life. I knew Planck, von Laue and Heisenberg. Paul Dirac…

accelerationists argue that

Accelerationists argue that technology, particularly computer technology, and capitalism, particularly the most aggressive, global variety, should be massively sped up…