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Miles Brundage @Miles_Brundage San Francisco, CA

Research Scientist (Policy) at OpenAI. Research Associate, Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford. Views my own.

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The #WiML2020 Un-Workshop at #ICML2020 Sponsor Expo will feature incredible presentations by Maren Eckhoff (… https://t.co/xZGLPWN6sn
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7/10
2020
@maithra_raghu Congrats!! :)🚨New paper alert!!🚨 So proud and excited to say that my paper with @shakir_za and @png_marie on decolonisation and… https://t.co/szLfDcfVhT
Retweeted by Miles BrundageWhat makes production ML hard? - Cleaning, labeling, and augmenting data - Troubleshooting training and ensuring re… https://t.co/5bA7213DcL
Retweeted by Miles Brundage @HMRoff Interesting stuff, and fun to see Sutton + Barto alongside Bentham, Locke etc. :) CC @AmandaAskell @Cullen_OK
7/9
2020
Today @nature published an article I wrote - about how lately there's been more work on AI that's 'fair' & 'for goo… https://t.co/6dsqqwtHnO
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7/8
2020
Read this. How many white men in the field get DMs telling them to kill themselves? This is the reality of Black wo… https://t.co/jUD0a1nNF0
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7/7
2020
@jachiam0 @BlakeleyHPayne Not sure if it's good but I've been meaning to read this which seems quite related: https://t.co/Q6dSPkGYbV @jachiam0 @BlakeleyHPayne +1 - was just gonna say something similar to @BlakeleyHPayne :) based on a quick Google,… https://t.co/e2KfXXYzVB
7/6
2020
We're thrilled to launch Paper Projects – an opportunity to implement, build on top of & apply interesting ML paper… https://t.co/UIDWekep3a
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7/3
2020
Today we’re joined Deb Raji (@rajiinio), a Tech Fellow at the @AINowInstitute, to discuss some recent news coming o… https://t.co/1OG5uRgVKg
Retweeted by Miles BrundageExcited to launch our #NeurIPS2020 competition: The MineRL Competition for Sample-Efficient Reinforcement Learning… https://t.co/extbVLLoBI
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7/2
2020
@lavanyaai @l2k Thanks for inviting me!! :)It's about time the ACM calls to suspend facial recognition in industry and government. We must recognize the tirel… https://t.co/JeK5AMAQjd
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7/1
2020
@carinaprunkl Congrats to you and the institute! :)I'm tired. And if I -- an enormously privileged member of the ML community -- am tired, you can bet that less-privi… https://t.co/rCXChCtnqm
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6/29
2020
I looked at 200 tools for developing & deploying machine learning applications: - how the market evolved over time… https://t.co/ZCd8Htl5Gu
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6/23
2020
"Here's the bad part: When you do testing to that extent, you're gonna find more people, you're gonna find more cas… https://t.co/EriTDIHEiS
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6/21
2020
The President of the United States is threatening violence against “protesters.” He’s threatening people who are ex… https://t.co/3qwQGJHXzn
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6/20
2020
@gwern @idiot_tanuki @slatestarcodex I like "Here be Googles"
6/19
2020
@gwern @idiot_tanuki Interestingly, some of the stuff it fails at are things that it might excel at if given a few… https://t.co/0v90iFE2NbI think the most important thing I believe that people generally disagree with is probably that neural nets are com… https://t.co/ioqkdXCTYE
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6/18
2020
Excited to share what I've been working on with @AlecRad, @rewonfc, @ilyasut and others! https://t.co/HsFvScvcri
Retweeted by Miles Brundage @rajiinio @techreview @jovialjoy @timnitGebru @mmitchell_ai Congrats!! :)I like the idea of developing a standard vocabulary for these things. Not sold on the level 4 vs. 5 distinction (it… https://t.co/JNy1r06yj0"Transparency in Language Generation: Levels of Automation," Edwards et al.: https://t.co/AebNDmJcd2 A 6-level aut… https://t.co/a6V8XN2DeB
6/17
2020
🚨Open Letter🚨 Please RT: In response to the recent events, we (a group of CO Roboticists) are releasing an open le… https://t.co/3AeeUr9ZS1
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6/16
2020
1/2 A reminder that today is the last day until the deadline! Apply to attend, present your work, or be a session l… https://t.co/15kIJMuiIw
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6/15
2020
@baykenney @HeidyKhlaaf @AnimaAnandkumar @VioletNPeng @OpenAI ... for any purpose, on the one hand, and (revocable)… https://t.co/XXcuEZFXmp @baykenney @HeidyKhlaaf @AnimaAnandkumar @VioletNPeng @OpenAI The details of filtration/other mitigations will like… https://t.co/lJjVBetVLi @baykenney @HeidyKhlaaf @AnimaAnandkumar @VioletNPeng @OpenAI Hi Matthew - good Qs! We've developed some tools for… https://t.co/xz3UzxNBir2 days ago we launched The Global AI Talent Tracker, our mapping of the global balance & flow of top-tier AI resear… https://t.co/U9u39Z947V
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6/12
2020
In solidarity with #AmplifyBlackSTEM, we’ve put together a @twimlai playlist to do just that. There are so many ama… https://t.co/8w9kEXLS5u
Retweeted by Miles BrundageKeep seeing this. 😒 Self publishing should not be touted by the tech industry as a reasonable substitute for mains… https://t.co/sBvbWqiDbl
Retweeted by Miles BrundageWow! This is big news! I'm proud of @Microsoft for stepping up, and grateful to @jovialjoy, @timnitGebru,… https://t.co/JQkXhktxr2
Retweeted by Miles Brundage @SubutaiAhmad @AnimaAnandkumar @HeidyKhlaaf @VioletNPeng @OpenAI @awscloud Hey Subutai! Not sure how you got that i… https://t.co/SGm91Lufk6 @AnimaAnandkumar @HeidyKhlaaf @VioletNPeng @OpenAI @awscloud Great question! So far we're working with a small # of… https://t.co/hO0EHvWHqFThe best part of working on this project has been getting to see people's reaction when they first start playing wi… https://t.co/MTIkfImtMM
Retweeted by Miles Brundage @mark_riedl We have an academic access program, where we're offering free API usage to academics:… https://t.co/iOrk5zOQWl
Retweeted by Miles BrundageI've been previewing the new @OpenAI API, and honestly despite myself I was a bit nervous when I typed "go ahead an… https://t.co/X8AZR79Qp1
Retweeted by Miles Brundage @HeidyKhlaaf @AnimaAnandkumar @VioletNPeng @OpenAI Also, a small clarification: we trained on outbound links from R… https://t.co/PslnLU9FqO @HeidyKhlaaf @AnimaAnandkumar @VioletNPeng @OpenAI (see FAQ/paper link here https://t.co/jTIgLL6fTJ) Along with pot… https://t.co/7f2yUhnxQQ @HeidyKhlaaf @AnimaAnandkumar @VioletNPeng @OpenAI Hey Heidy and Anima - we agree this is a huge issue, and it's on… https://t.co/IDizZ0kvcMWe're releasing an API for accessing new AI models developed by OpenAI. You can "program" the API in natural langua… https://t.co/Aepned2Ppc
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6/11
2020
@IAmSamFin Congrats!!
6/10
2020
Truly pisses me off how often ppl will try to erase @jovialjoy & @timnitGebru's role in waking up the entire facial… https://t.co/wPNbF4F8wb
Retweeted by Miles BrundageWe’ve been talking at OpenAI about what we can do to help Black equity. We’re committing $1M to this cause via dire… https://t.co/ajXhfkaklR
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6/9
2020
1/8 We are still accepting breakout session proposals for our first un-workshop! Deadline to submit a breakout sess… https://t.co/IYXXKRb2Vp
Retweeted by Miles BrundagePlease feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions - this is a great chance to workshop your ideas + lea… https://t.co/kUeVjvBznI
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6/8
2020
Horrifying, but at this point, no longer shocking. https://t.co/6avt0tzwlX
Retweeted by Miles BrundageAmerican Statistical Association: Rename The Fisher Lecture After David Blackwell - Sign the Petition! https://t.co/HfYzQe0vZD via @Change
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6/5
2020
A THREAD on this tweet released by DOJ yesterday. I presume they think it shows an AG hard at work. But on a day wh… https://t.co/1wlBiyueXp
Retweeted by Miles BrundageATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired after body-camera footage showed they used excessive force in protest incident.
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5/31
2020
I've been so stressed and overwhelmed all week I hadn't noticed my research on military-civil fusion (from an essay… https://t.co/OLqH1GFa1y
Retweeted by Miles BrundageWe helped create @WHO. We are part of it. It is part of the world. Turning our back on WHO makes us and the world l… https://t.co/UEqWBLTh4a
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5/30
2020
We recently explored how to integrate a powerful text-based language model into a (language-conditioned) Deep RL ag… https://t.co/WX45CX74qW
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5/29
2020
1/6 Call for Participation! The 1st WiML Un-Workshop will be co-located with ICML on Monday, July 13th, 2020. Dead… https://t.co/o0rAv1HItR
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5/26
2020
WiML is excited to announce the first ever WiML Un-Workshop at ICML 2020. The un-workshop will be virtual and will… https://t.co/VmMIFLlwX2
Retweeted by Miles BrundageAll Terrain Armored Transport (AT-AT) https://t.co/CajsrEbxEP
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5/22
2020
The Trump administration told international partners that it's pulling out of a treaty that permits 30-plus nations… https://t.co/xYB4QtVTw5
Retweeted by Miles Brundage @MonaJalal_ @katesaenko @akanazawa @buair2 @berkeley_ai Congrats!
5/21
2020
"If he did this privately, it would—rightly—be a massive scandal. Yet when he does it as part of a few dozen wildly… https://t.co/BUxOZ5Smhl
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5/20
2020
Our 3rd cohort of Scholars are wrapping up their final projects and we'd like to connect them with great companies… https://t.co/1OcS75IuLT
Retweeted by Miles BrundageDo classifiers and humans see text the same way? In our recent ACL paper, we show how the automatic detection of ma… https://t.co/aFpZKwVKNP
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5/18
2020
To help the #AI/#ML community prepare for the new #NeurIPS Impact Statement requirement, PAI Partner @FHIOxford has… https://t.co/n96jULFWYL
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5/15
2020
"Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Internet latency: a large-scale study," Candela et al.:… https://t.co/gCsfo9bh2q
5/14
2020
.@NeurIPSConf 2020 has new req't for authors to write an impact statement on pot. societal effects of their ML rese… https://t.co/DXYKcMIdeg
Retweeted by Miles Brundage @lrvarshney @ECEILLINOIS Congrats!!
5/13
2020
@EthanJPerez Congrats!!Excited about our upcoming ACL paper: "Social Biases in NLP Models as Barriers for Persons with Disabilities" w/… https://t.co/68Spbx6awu
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5/12
2020
.@OpenAI just published #JukeBox, which generates not just the notes to songs, but the whole sound file. It can do… https://t.co/KWgdHI0Jav
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5/8
2020
@jonathanfly Maybe the low resolution/pixelated stuff is suggestive of graphic/pornographic footage?
5/6
2020
@natematias @ArtirKel does this for blog posts, I believe.How are research labs, companies & policymakers translating AI principles to practice? New @CLTCBerkeley white pape… https://t.co/KXtnTZcIEL
Retweeted by Miles BrundageSince 2012, the amount of compute for training to AlexNet-level performance on ImageNet has been decreasing exponen… https://t.co/DAZwSxwThz
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5/5
2020
@gwern Counting Heads maybe, though need to rereadthe u.s. virus response feels so much like our response to gun violence. seems easy to prevent! others have! but it… https://t.co/AVUZVy8C0S
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5/4
2020
Want your models to explain their predictions? Ever asked, “why, T5?!” We trained models that output a natural lang… https://t.co/47avF9Ev9f
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5/3
2020
Our CFP for DEF CON is LIVE! We're looking for talks, demos, workshops, and exhibits that explore the uses and abu… https://t.co/ZzYblkd8MN
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5/1
2020
@negar_rz @timnitGebru @mmitchell_ai @hugo_larochelle Congrats!Excited to finally release what we've been working on since June! Jukebox is a small step in making neural nets pro… https://t.co/SXOFIQ0k6p
Retweeted by Miles BrundageThrilled to introduce Jukebox, our latest work generating music, now in the raw audio domain! With @prafdhar, Heew… https://t.co/B7RxY0Rr9y
Retweeted by Miles BrundageIntroducing Jukebox, a neural net that generates music, including rudimentary singing, as raw audio in a variety of… https://t.co/2P7ZoVMugH
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4/30
2020
Have I mentioned that this sucks? Because it does. Right to privacy and ties to white supremacy aside (which igno… https://t.co/bpYb1QJ4NA
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4/29
2020
@chipro ???? 🤯🤔😠
4/28
2020
The good news is StarGAN v2 code is out. The better news is if you put a human into the animal model you do in fa… https://t.co/1yb5CygFRn
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4/27
2020
New paper on *Supervised Contrastive Learning*: https://t.co/HwIU5JRdUZ A new loss function to train supervised de… https://t.co/HK82c9q1VC
Retweeted by Miles BrundageBeen looking to learn about CBOW, Glove, Word2Vec, Elmo, GPT, BERT, RoBERTa, ELECTRA, T5, GPT2, and, more generally… https://t.co/SI4UMISSSJ
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4/25
2020
@thomaskipf @wellingmax Congrats! :)How do you make samples from a language model turn out "just right" in terms of balancing diversity and likelihood?… https://t.co/C6Cvx6lIqW
Retweeted by Miles Brundage @kaixhin Congrats!!
4/24
2020
So excited to share our work on RL for Chip Placement, which enables chip optimization in < 6 hrs, whereas baselin… https://t.co/3pRaBcUBOK
Retweeted by Miles BrundageI'm thrilled to announce that I will be joining the superb team at @OpenAI in June, where I will be starting a grou… https://t.co/cetaSJMCvQ
Retweeted by Miles Brundage @planarrowspace Gotcha! it was just called "Workshop on Trust in AI Development", was mostly by invite though was a… https://t.co/uaqYJXqXdH @planarrowspace Hey Aaron - it was a stand-alone event, and is discussed a bit in Appendix 1 of the report :) Hope that helps @adjiboussodieng @tz33cu @kchonyc Congrats!!The simple task of recognizing a stop sign is harder than we can imagine. @karpathy https://t.co/vo8gqSvJ1Y https://t.co/SX1Eq0hqM4
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4/23
2020
Someone used one of my email addresses for a fake Instagram account. It's a deepfake account - two Frankencats and… https://t.co/nWjfeqPX0l
Retweeted by Miles BrundageAs pretrained language models grow more common in #NLProc, it is crucial to evaluate their societal biases. We laun… https://t.co/bMRlnUTFyd
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4/22
2020
What happens if AI ingenuity is applied to an imperfectly specified task? This can result in specification gaming:… https://t.co/ZZBiCf1d1J
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4/21
2020

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