Jacques Thibodeau

Jacques Thibodeau

Dec
05

Is the "Valley of Confused Abstractions" real?

Epistemic Status: Quite confused. Using this short post as a signal for discussion. Here's a link to the LessWrong post
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Dec
05

Foresight for AGI Safety Strategy

For discussion: Link to LessWrong post. Link to EA Forum post. This post is about I think why we should
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Nov
28

Notes on Cicero

Link to YouTube explanation by Yannic Kilcher: Link to paper (sharing on GDrive since it's behind a paywall on Science)
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Nov
26

Detail about factual knowledge in Transformers

This post is currently in the Appendix of a much longer post I'm currently editing and waiting for feedback. In
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Aug
13

Current Thoughts on my Learning System

TLDR of what I've been thinking about lately: * Learning is a set of skills. You need to practice each component
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Jul
27

What does "Effective" in EA mean to you?

In the lead-up to EAG SF, I took some time to think about what EA means to me. When I
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Jul
23

Helping organizations survive disasters (and potentially avoid them altogether)

Note: This is an old blog post I wrote in 2019. Resharing now because I feel like AGI forecasters or
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Jul
22

I'll be in Berkeley for SERI MATS for the next 2 months

This is a quick post to mention that I'll be in Berkeley attending the SERI MATS program to work on
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Jul
22

AI Alignment YouTube Playlists

I created two AI Alignment playlists on Youtube. One is slide-heavy and the other is not. I separated them into
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Jul
21

A descriptive, not prescriptive, overview of current AI Alignment Research

TL;DR: In this project, we collected and cataloged AI alignment research literature and analyzed the resulting dataset in an
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