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[Link] March gwern.net link roundup

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"AIXIjs: A Software Demo for General Reinforcement Learning", Aslanides 2017

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Keeping up with deep reinforcement learning research: /r/reinforcementlearning

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Decision Theory subreddit

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Recent updates to gwern.net (2015-2016)

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The Brain Preservation Foundation's Small Mammalian Brain Prize won

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Recent updates to gwern.net (2014-2015)

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[Link] 2015 modafinil user survey

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Extensive comments at https://www.reddit.com/r/MachineLearning/comments/8di9nk/d_ai_researchers_are_making_more_than_1_million/ https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16880276 https://www.reddit.com/r/reinforcementlearning/comments/8di9yt/ai_researchers_are_making_more_than_1_million/

Their 2016 Form 990 just surfaced: http://www.guidestar.org/FinDocuments/2016/810/861/2016-810861541-0eb61629-9.pdf says they had $13m income in 2016, and at the end, assets of ~$2.6m.

It was partially to point out that you can get self-modification hazards with a substantially less complex setup than your proposal with a little hand-engineering of the agents; since none of the AI safety gridworld problems could be said to be rigorously solved, there's no need for more realistic s...(read more)

Doesn't the speed prior diverge quite rapidly from the universal prior? There are many short programs of length _n_ which take a long time to compute their final result - up to BB(_n_) timesteps, specifically...

Speaking of Billboard: ["What Makes Popular Culture Popular? Product Features and Optimal Differentiation in Music"](https://www.dropbox.com/s/wtbbyodpyzau3o4/2017-askin.pdf?dl=0) Askin & Mauskapf 2017:

> In this article, we propose a new explanation for why certain cultural products outperform the...(read more)

No idea. Some Google Scholar checks turns up nothing.