Collection of papers and articles that I’ve spotted this week that seem interesting. Comments on some of them. This week I’ve been busy, so not many comments…
- Evolution strategies as a scalable alternative to reinforcement learning
- “ES is easy to implement and scale. Running on a computing cluster of 80 machines and 1,440 CPU cores, our implementation is able to train a 3D MuJoCo humanoid walker in only 10 minutes” …
- Well, at least it’s technically not another case of ‘throw more GPUs at the problem’.
- Neural network architectures
- Deep photo style transfer
- Mask R-CNN
- Tutorial on adversarial autoencoders
- Distill: a journal for machine learning visualisations.
- Fantastic GANs and here to find them
- Intro to RNNs and other machines that learn algorithms
- YOU AGAIN, Jürgen Schmidhuber
- Economic History Papers
- Including the now world-famous Soviet Series which you all love and enjoy
- Ok, maybe you aren’t that interested in Soviet fridges and wonky calculations of calories, but it is there indeed.
- Are larger banks valued more highly?
- No evidence than US banks had an implicit too big to fail subsidy
- Seems prima facie incredible to me.
- Comentarios finales sobre desigualdad, crecimiento y sectarismo económico
- Worth a read if you can read spanish
- Does inequality affect happiness, growth?
- Ideological asymmetries and the essence of political psychology
- Moralized rationality: relying on logic and evidence in the formation and evaluation of belief can be seen as a moral issue.
- Atheists and agnostics are more reflective than religious believers: four empirical studies and a meta-analysis.
- Research on intellectual humility
- The neuroscience of moral cognition: from dual processes to dynamic systems