A theory of the learnable

A theory of the learnable Valiant, CACM 1984 (Also available in ) Today’s paper choice comes from the recommend study list of Prof. Margaret Martonosi’s 2015 Princeton course on “Great moments in computing.” A list I’m sure we’ll be dipping into again! There is a rich theory of computation when it comes to what we ... Continue Reading

Concrete problems in AI safety

Concrete problems in AI safety Amodei, Olah, et al., arXiv 2016 This paper examines the potential for accidents in machine learning based systems, and the possible prevention mechanisms we can put in place to protect against them. We define accidents as unintended and harmful behavior that may emerge from machine learning systems when we specify ... Continue Reading

Ethically aligned design

The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems. Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision For Prioritizing Wellbeing With Artificial Intelligence And Autonomous Systems, Version 1. IEEE, 2016. http://standards.ieee.org/develop/indconn/ec/autonomous_systems.html.   Something a little different for today... the IEEE recently put out a first version of their "Ethically Aligned Design" report for public ... Continue Reading

Artificial Intelligence and life in 2030

Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030 Stanford University, 2016 Strictly speaking, this isn’t a research paper, it’s a report from the Stanford University One hundred year study of Artificial Intelligence, “a long-term investigation of the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its influences on people, their communities, and society.” A 100 year study is hard ... Continue Reading

Sirius: An open end-to-end voice and vision personal assistant and its implications for future warehouse scale computers

Sirius: An Open end-to-end Voice and Vision Personal Assistant and its Implications for Future Warehouse Scale Computers - Hauswald et al. 2015 Welcome back to The Morning Paper! I hope you managed to catch-up on same of your backlog over the last two weeks since normal service is resumed as of today. To kick things ... Continue Reading