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Arbital postmortem

3261yShow Highlight
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Eight Short Studies On Excuses

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Generalizing From One Example

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Thoughts on the Singularity Institute (SI)

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A LessWrong Crypto Autopsy

2591yShow Highlight
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An Untrollable Mathematician Illustrated

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AlphaGo Zero and the Foom Debate

2491yShow Highlight
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The Best Textbooks on Every Subject

2398yShow Highlight
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Schelling fences on slippery slopes

2327yShow Highlight
200

Reason as memetic immune disorder

2289yShow Highlight
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Hero Licensing

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Preface

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A voting theory primer for rationalists

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Noticing the Taste of Lotus

19710moShow Highlight
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The Blue-Minimizing Robot

1928yShow Highlight
160

Making yourself small

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The Neglected Virtue of Scholarship

1898yShow Highlight
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Toolbox-thinking and Law-thinking

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Expressive Vocabulary

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The Costly Coordination Mechanism of Common Knowledge

1831yShow Highlight
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Norms of Membership for Voluntary Groups

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What Do We Mean By "Rationality"?

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Dying Outside

1829yShow Highlight
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The Least Convenient Possible World

18010yShow Highlight
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2018 AI Alignment Literature Review and Charity Comparison

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Cached Selves

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Intellectual Hipsters and Meta-Contrarianism

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Anti-social Punishment

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The Pavlov Strategy

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Meta-tations on Moderation: Towards Public Archipelago

1731yShow Highlight
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"Taking AI Risk Seriously" (thoughts by Critch)

1711yShow Highlight
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Terrorism, Tylenol, and dangerous information

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Ugh fields

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Humans are not automatically strategic

1668yShow Highlight
270

The Apologist and the Revolutionary

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Moloch's Toolbox (1/2)

1641yShow Highlight
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How to Beat Procrastination

1638yShow Highlight
154

Goodhart Taxonomy

1631yΩ 3Show Highlight
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The Intelligent Social Web

1631yShow Highlight
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Prisoners' Dilemma with Costs to Modeling

1639moΩ 1Show Highlight
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Robustness to Scale

1591yΩ 3Show Highlight
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Slack

1571yShow Highlight
64

Inconvenience Is Qualitatively Bad

1571yShow Highlight
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The Loudest Alarm Is Probably False

1561yShow Highlight
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Announcing the AI Alignment Prize

1541yShow Highlight
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Sunset at Noon

1541yShow Highlight
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Extreme Rationality: It's Not That Great

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Sources of intuitions and data on AGI

1521yΩ 5Show Highlight
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A Sketch of Good Communication

1501yShow Highlight
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Embedded Agents

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Affordance Widths

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The Rocket Alignment Problem

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Oops on Commodity Prices

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Roles are Martial Arts for Agency

1465yShow Highlight
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Some cruxes on impactful alternatives to AI policy work

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An Equilibrium of No Free Energy

1451yShow Highlight
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A Fable of Science and Politics

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Dark Arts of Rationality

1435y17 min readShow Highlight
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Scientific Self-Help: The State of Our Knowledge

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Inadequacy and Modesty

1421yShow Highlight
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Act of Charity

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Moloch's Toolbox (2/2)

1411yShow Highlight
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Why Our Kind Can't Cooperate

14010y8 min readShow Highlight
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How to Be Happy

1408yShow Highlight
206

The Copernican Revolution from the Inside

1401yShow Highlight
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Write a Thousand Roads to Rome

1401yShow Highlight
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Give praise

14010moShow Highlight
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Leaving beta: Voting on moving to LessWrong.com

1391yShow Highlight
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LW Migration Announcement

1391yShow Highlight
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On exact mathematical formulae

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Eliezer Yudkowsky Facts

13710yShow Highlight
291

Religion's Claim to be Non-Disprovable

13712yShow Highlight
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Is Rhetoric Worth Learning?

1371yShow Highlight
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Tsuyoku Naritai! (I Want To Become Stronger)

13612yShow Highlight
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A model I use when making plans to reduce AI x-risk

1361yShow Highlight
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Of Two Minds

1369moShow Highlight
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[Link] Realism about rationality

1365moShow Highlight
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Prize for probable problems

1351yShow Highlight
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The Case Against Education

13510moShow Highlight
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Confidence levels inside and outside an argument

1348yShow Highlight
189

Why the tails come apart

1345yShow Highlight
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Introducing the Longevity Research Institute

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A Parable On Obsolete Ideologies

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