29 episodes

TalkRL podcast is All Reinforcement Learning, All the Time.
In-depth interviews with brilliant people at the forefront of RL research and practice.
Guests from places like MILA, MIT, DeepMind, Berkeley, Amii, Oxford, Google Research, Brown, Waymo, Caltech, and Vector Institute.
Hosted by Robin Ranjit Singh Chauhan. Technical content.

TalkRL: The Reinforcement Learning Podcast Robin Ranjit Singh Chauhan

    • Technology
    • 4.9 • 18 Ratings

TalkRL podcast is All Reinforcement Learning, All the Time.
In-depth interviews with brilliant people at the forefront of RL research and practice.
Guests from places like MILA, MIT, DeepMind, Berkeley, Amii, Oxford, Google Research, Brown, Waymo, Caltech, and Vector Institute.
Hosted by Robin Ranjit Singh Chauhan. Technical content.

    Xianyuan Zhan

    Xianyuan Zhan

    Xianyuan Zhan on DeepThermal for controlling thermal power plants, the MORE algorithm for Model-based Offline RL, comparing AI in China and the US, and more!

    • 41 min
    Eugene Vinitsky

    Eugene Vinitsky

    Eugene Vinitsky of UC Berkeley on social norms and sanctions, traffic simulation, mixed-autonomy traffic, and more!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Jess Whittlestone

    Jess Whittlestone

    Jess Whittlestone on societal implications of deep reinforcement Learning, AI policy, warning signs of transformative progress in AI, and more!

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Aleksandra Faust

    Aleksandra Faust

    Aleksandra Faust of Google Brain Research on AutoRL, meta-RL, learning to learn & learning to teach, curriculum learning, collaborations between senior and junior researchers, and more!

    • 54 min
    Sam Ritter

    Sam Ritter

    Sam Ritter of DeepMind on Neuroscience and RL, Episodic Memory, Meta-RL, Synthetic Returns, the MERLIN agent, decoding brain activation, and more!

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Thomas Krendl Gilbert

    Thomas Krendl Gilbert

    Thomas Krendl Gilbert on the Political Economy of Reinforcement Learning Systems & Autonomous Vehicles, Sociotechnical Commitments, AI Development for the Public Interest, and more!

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Alcool91 ,

Exposes a wide array of topics

I am a first-year PhD student and I love this podcast. It helps me to be exposed to so many idea and find fellow RL researchers. Thank you Robin for putting this together.

If you are looking for a podcast to help you advance in the field and become a better RL researcher than this is the podcast for you!5

natolambert ,

Unexpected gem to learn deeply about RL

I had the pleasure of finding this podcast as a listener and then being on it within a month or two. Robin does a great job and is here to help improve the experience for the community.

Will help listeners rapidly get up to date with the happenings in reinforcement learning.

Jackson jabba ,

Love the pod cast!

Great to have a podcast that digs into the technical detail of RL!!

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