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OpenAI Just Beat Google DeepMind at Atari With an Algorithm From the 80s

AI research has a long history of repurposing old ideas that have gone out of style. Now researchers at Elon Musk’s open source AI project have revisited “neuroevolution,” a field that has been around since the 1980s, and achieved state-of-the-art results. The group, led by OpenAI’s research director Ilya Sutskever, has been exploring the use […]

Evolution’s Brutally Simple Rules Can Make Machines More Creative

Despite nature’s bewildering complexity, the driving force behind it is incredibly simple. ‘Survival of the fittest’ is an uncomplicated but brutally effective optimization strategy that has allowed life to solve complex problems, like vision and flight, and colonize the harshest of environments. Researchers are now trying to harness this optimization process to find solutions to […]

Evolution’s Brutally Simple Rules Can Make Machines More Creative

Despite nature’s bewildering complexity, the driving force behind it is incredibly simple. ‘Survival of the fittest’ is an uncomplicated but brutally effective optimization strategy that has allowed life to solve complex problems, like vision and flight, and colonize the harshest of environments. Researchers are now trying to harness this optimization process to find solutions to a host of science and engineering problems. The idea of using evolutionary principles in computation dates back to the 1950s,… read more