Breaking News Headlines For May 21st 2022

Breaking News Headlines For May 21st 2022

1. On the fundamental importance of aligned AI for the future of humanity. And the key role of automating extension of (moral) categories. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uy86RRbQlls

2. Promising Paths to Alignment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4NcHrCz8yE

3. “We show that a 7B parameter LLM used within the SI framework in a 5-shot generalisation setting, with no fine-tuning, yields a performance improvement of over 100% compared to an equivalent vanilla baseline on a suite of 10 logical reasoning tasks. The same model in the same setting even outperforms a significantly larger 280B parameter baseline on the same suite of tasks.” https://arxiv.org/abs/2205.09712

4. Printable, Self-Assembled Logic Circuits Created From Proteins https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-30038-8

5. “What I learned gathering thousands of nootropic ratings” https://astralcodexten.substack.com/…/link-troof-on…

6. “BlackRock … Vanguard … State Street … combined $22 trillion in managed assets is the equivalent of more than half of the combined value of all shares … in the S&P 500 (about $38 trillion).” https://www.nytimes.com/…/vanguard-power-blackrock…

7. Are attempts to clean plastic out of the ocean inadvertently damaging a fragile, misunderstood ecosystem? Was the NY Times right to report on an N=22 study that claimed this? https://stuartritchie.substack.com/p/neuston?s=r

8. Meta Releases UE4 Graphics Demo to Show What Quest 2 Can Do with Expert Optimization https://www.roadtovr.com/showdown-quest-2-port-ue4-vr…/

9. After 30 Years, Genetic Study Confirms Sarin Nerve Gas As Cause of Gulf War Illness https://scitechdaily.com/after-30-years-genetic-study…/

10. “last year … mass shootings … 693, almost two per day. There had been ‘only’ 272 mass shootings back in 2014, … All careful investigations find that a large majority of mass woundings involve black victims and black perpetrators.” https://www.takimag.com/article/triggered/

11. New Evidence Shows How Russian Soldiers Executed Men in Bucha https://www.nytimes.com/…/russia-bucha-ukraine…

Breaking News Headlines For May 21st 2022