Thursday, March 30, 2023

We're headed for the great round up!

Notes for tonight's weekly punch up with Donna who - fair play to her - gives as good as she gets and never holds a grudge.

Pause Giant AI Experiments: An Open Letter

We call on all AI labs to immediately pause for at least 6 months the training of AI systems more powerful than GPT-4.

More than 1,000 artificial intelligence experts urge a delay until world can be confident ‘effects will be positive and risks manageable.'

Meanwhile in the increasingly marginalized, anemic and pathetic UK a new white paper lands.

A pro-innovation approach to AI regulation

Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology by Command of His Majesty on 29 March 2023.

God give me strength.

Consider the previously modest and unassuming word alignment; a labourer in the vineyard if you will.

In the field of artificial intelligence (AI), AI alignment research aims to steer AI systems towards their designers’ intended goals and interests. An aligned AI system advances the intended objective; a misaligned AI system is competent at advancing some objective, but not the intended one.

Intended by whom and to what end? This is part of the problem, not part of the solution.

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