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Seeking research and on how AI is impacting professions

I'm currently delving into a research project focused on understanding how artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping professional fields and job roles. I'm particularly interested in the most recent ...
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Are there LLMs that are allowed time to contemplate freely?

We can call it "time to think", or "free contemplation", or whatever. Maybe a term already exists in the field? What I mean is - with so many LLMs being "trained" on ...
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Should intelligent machines have a body? (Reference request)

I was studying AI when a question came to my mind. I have to write a 6-pages essay on a chosen topic in AI, and I think it can be interesting to reflect on the measure in which machines should have a ...
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Why we assume that "will" could arouse only at AGI level? [closed]

There is a common belief that if AI will start to selfdeterminate, that will happen only at AGI level. But in reality you don't need to be an AGI to have will. Kids are not AGI and they have will ...
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Why aren’t intellectual leaders stepping in to clarify that we know little to nothing about how intelligence works or how to build intelligence?

There is no known way of building intelligence/superintelligence today (often and hereafter referred to as AGI), nor is there a known way towards building it in the future. Unlike fusion reactors, for ...
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What is the Essence of Memory of ANNs and Brain?

I am learning Computational Neuroscience. If I do reasoning in my mind, especially Classifying an object and Deducing to figure out its qualities, I have to memorize the category and the category's ...
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Does machine learning philosophy translate into action effectively?

Can anyone tell me how to understand the machine learning philosophy as a guide to the effective use of AI for activism and organizing?
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How do Multimodal LLMs of 2023 score on the ARC benchmark (in 2020: 20% Accuracy)

Q: I wonder if anyone has tried to solve the ARC tasks with one of the state-of-the-art Multimodal LLMs? Can LLMs that can process graphics input do the following? (This question is not about the The ...
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Challenges in Developing AI Algorithms for X-ray Image Analysis on Large Datasets

Hello everyone, I'm currently working on a research project involving X-ray imaging and the development of AI algorithms to detect diseases from large ...
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What's the result of multiple neurons using ReLU activation function?

This question comes from a doubt that I recently had on an amazing book called "Neural Networks from Scratch With Python by Harrison Kinsley & Daniel Kukieła" Let's suppose that I have ...
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Can a robot that perceives the environment, conducts experiments, and writes OOP classes as its final result be considered AGI? [closed]

In my blog post, I provide the blueprint for "Artificial Conceptual Intelligence" (ACI), a type of robot that can: Perceive objects in the environment Manipulate the environment to obtain ...
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How to identify location from a given input in a semantic way

I have a sample use case, where user will give us a xls file with some location data. Where may be location information is given in different ways , sometime its IATA code, sometimes its standard ...
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Are there existing approaches to train AI for consciousness

I am somewhat of an amateur to this topic so I just want to put forward an idea and I would be happy to be educated what the current state of the art in that direction is. One of the big questions is ...
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What are the reasons to belief AGI will not be dangerous?

We are in the middle of an ongoing debate about the safety of AGI and our current approach towards this technology. As summary, some quotes from a recent article from Time magazine: Many researchers[....
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Will the AI be able to formulate scientific principles or theories missed by humans in the future?

I do not know at all how AI works. After checking out the first open AI system available to the public, ChatGPT, I am curious whether systems like this could contribute to scientific theory in the ...
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What is meant by "Deep Learning models are not understood"?

It is a sentence that I hear a lot and I guess I don't get what it means. It seems that the weight optimization procedure is very well understood and there is, to some extent, theoretical/empirical ...
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Is the "Chinese room" an explanation of how ChatGPT works?

Sorry if this question makes no sense. I'm a software developer but know very little about AI. Quite a while ago, I read about the Chinese room, and the person inside who has had a lot of training/...
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Solve the AI alignment problem using (meta-level) AI itself?

If the AI alignment problem is one of the most pressing issues of our time, could AI itself augment our (i.e., human) quest to solve the alignment problem? Or would AI itself actually be counter-...
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How does chatGPT know it's an AI?

I've tried several prompts to understand how does it "know" that it's an AI, but it's answers are inconclusive for me. It says that it was hard-coded to recognize keywords in this regard, ...
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Why expect AGI from non-Turing complete AI paradigms?

As far as I can tell, all the successful AI paradigms are not Turing complete. On the other hand, the human mind is Turing complete. Why would we expect any of these AI paradigms to give us human ...
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Is this a better formulation of the Turing test?

Would the Turing test be better formulated by assessing whether the creator (as opposed to a third party) was able to tell the difference between their program and a human? A magician, through the use ...
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Why does some AI professionals think deep learning is "intelligent"?

Human is intelligent, this is the ultimate definition (although not rigorous) of intelligence. Ordinary programs are not considered "intelligent", even they can do so many smart things with ...
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What are the main arguments predicting a Soft Takeoff vs Hard Takeoff scenario and viceversa?

Here I am referring to the term AI Takeoff as described here on LessWrong, with annexed "Soft" and "Hard" takeoff definitions. I find that page to be biased slightly more towards ...
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Why are AI Safety discussions almost always from the perspective of reinforcement learning?

I have been reading some articles on AI safety and they almost always speak of AI Safety from the reinforcement learning (RL) perspective, i.e. where we have some artificially intelligent agent acting ...
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What is the need for _agency_ in AI? [closed]

Why seek to develop artificially intelligent agents? Are there certain advantages and/or needs provided by such supposed intelligent agents that are preferred to simply using intelligent tools that ...
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Can an AI have awareness?

I was thinking about the following: According to Sir Roger Penrose "No computer has any awareness of what it does.". Now some context to his statement: Penrose’s argument in summary in his ...
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What consequence would a polynomial time algorithm for SAT have on AGI?

$P$ vs $NP$ is a famous problem. We generally believe $P\neq NP$. However suppose there is a polynomial time algorithm of order say $O((n+m)^2)$ or $O((n+m)^3)$ (a low degree polynomial complexity ...
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Theoretically, how can the trait "humbleness" be incorporated into AI design, specifically Artificial General Intelligence?

On Google Scholar ("humble" and "AI") yields (About 175,000 results), while ("Humble AI") yields about 34 results. It seems that the trait of "humbleness" and ...
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What can we learn from AlphaZero in the development towards AGI?

According to DeepMind, AlphaZero's creative insights coupled with the encouraging results we see in other projects such as AlphaFold, give us confidence in our mission to create general purpose ...
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Can brain simulation be done using Tensor Processing Units?

A potential way to solving AI is via whole brain simulation. Currently we have the algorithm to model a human brain (albeit far from perfectly): https://thenextweb.com/news/theres-an-algorithm-to-...
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What algorithms are used in Artificial General Intelligence research?

I've read on wiki that already in 2017 there were over 40 institutions researching AGI, and I wonder what type of algorithms are being studied and developed in this field. For example, for comparison ...
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The only convergent instrumental goal for self modifying AI

Conjecture: regardless of the initial reward function, one of the winning strategies would be to change the reward function to a simpler one (e.g. "do nothing"), thus getting a full reward ...
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Which topics about/in OpenCog could be researched in a Ph.D. thesis

In this interview with Lex Fridman and Ben Goertzel, at 2:23:48, Lex asks about possibilities for young people in the domain of AGI research. Ben Goertzel then answers that there are various ...
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Can an animal-level artificial general intelligence kickstart the Singularity? [closed]

Most people seem to assume that we need a human-level AI as a starting point for the Singularity. Let's say someone invents a general intelligence that is not quite on the scale of a human brain, but ...
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Why the collection of background/negative image dataset is not taught in object detection tutorials and books?

While I was doing an object detection project, I have encountered the problem of getting FALSE POSITIVES and FALSE NEGATIVES. After days of research on StackOverflow, I figured out that I need to ...
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Might AGI need to be flawed?

An example is the halting problem, which states computing cannot be solved by exhaustion, but which humans avoid trivially by becoming exhausted. Humans typically give up what seems like a lost cause ...
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Why can't cognitive architectures achieve general intelligence?

Newbie here. I recently read about cognitive architectures (see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_architecture). They are supposed to be modeled after the human mind and represent a promising ...
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Is there any specific SW framework, libraries or algorithms designed for implementing a practical artificial general intelligence (AGI) system? [closed]

Any (AGI)-KERAS like libraries useful to develop a real Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) system? Any deep-learning framework to develop AGI applications? any real Transformer-based (like Chat-GPT)...
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How widely accepted is the definition of intelligence by Marcus Hutter & Shane Legg?

I came across several papers by M. Hutter & S. Legg. Especially this one: Universal Intelligence: A Definition of Machine Intelligence, Shane Legg, Marcus Hutter Given that it was published back ...
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Are there any approaches to AGI that will definitely not work?

Is there empirical evidence that some approaches to achieving AGI will definitely not work? For the purposes of the question the system should at least be able to learn and solve novel problems. Some ...
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Current research on Gödel machines

Is there any current research on Gödel machines? It seems that the last article by Jürgen Schmidhuber on this topic was published in 2012: http://people.idsia.ch/~juergen/goedelmachine.html
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How much is currently invested in artificial general intelligence research and development?

How much is currently invested in artificial general intelligence research and development worldwide? Feel free to add company or VC names, but this is not the point. The point is to get an idea of ...
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What is the current artificial general intelligence technology valuation?

That is, if AGI were an existing technology, how much would it be valued to? Obviously it would depend on its efficiency, if it requires more than all the existing hardware to run it, it would be ...
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Is GPT-3 an early example of strong AI in a narrow setting?

In GPT-2, the large achievement was being able to generate coherent text over a long-form while maintaining context. This was very impressive but for GPT-2 to do new language tasks, it had to be ...
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How differentiable programming and programming language supporting it will potentially help the development towards AGI?

After the state of the art Deep Learning techniques/algorithms being implemented in low-level languages like Objective-C, C++, etc to high-level languages like Python, JS, etc. and with the help of ...
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Use of virtual worlds (e.g. Second Life) for training Artificial General Intelligence agents?

There is emerging effort for Third Wave Artificial Intelligence (Artificial General Intelligence) (http://hlc.doc.ic.ac.uk/3AI_HLC_2019.html and https://www.darpa.mil/work-with-us/ai-next-campaign) ...
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How can we prevent AGI from doing drugs?

I recently read some introductions to AI alignment, AIXI and decision theory things. As far as I understood, one of the main problems in AI alignment is how to define a utility function well, not ...
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Is increasing software complexity the most likely bottleneck to the AI singularity?

From Wikipedia: According to the most popular version of the singularity hypothesis, called intelligence explosion, an upgradable intelligent agent will eventually enter a "runaway reaction"...
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What is the Turing test?

I'm looking for intuition in simple words but also some simple insights (I don't know if the latter is possible). Can anybody shed some light on the Turing test?
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How does one prove comprehension in machines?

Say we have a machine and we give it a task to do (vision task, language task, game, etc.), how can one prove that a machine actually know's what's going on/happening in that specific task? To narrow ...
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