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reinforcement learning, machine learning, artificial intelligence, evolutionary algorithms; "suicide", "cannibalism", "suffocation" (of artificial agents) 

A whole spreadsheet with examples of "specification gaming"—an AI agent hacking a reward function to find unexpected solutions: docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u

fave: In a game meant to simulate the evolution of creatures, the programmer had to remove "a survival strategy where creatures could gain energy by suffocating themselves" (Schumacher, 2018)

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reinforcement learning, machine learning, artificial intelligence, evolutionary algorithms; "suicide", "cannibalism", "suffocation" (of artificial agents) 

i should say, this was going around the tumblrs that I keep up with thru RSS a few days ago

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