Reinforcement learning

Posted on Apr 15, 2023

Deep down I am a control/RL junkie, but I’ll give it to the NLP crowd, they have managed to turn AI mainstream and create a useful tool. It’s not that we are not seeing really cool RL projects (see here:, here: and here:, it’s that they do not have much use outside the lab (yet).

In a sense, we still do not have the killer RL application, and as I have said in another post, we will not get one unless zero-shot RL is solved.