1960: The Year The Singularity Was Cancelled
Book review: The Sleepwalkers by Arthur Koestler
Counterfactuals about Social Media
[Link]Helen Toner on China, CSET, and AI
AI Alignment Problem:
“Human Values” don’t Actually Exist
On the Nature of Programming Languages
[Question]Any rebuttals of Christiano and AI Impacts on takeoff speeds?
[Link]IRL 8/8: Generative Adversarial Imitation Learning
[Question]Nutritional Supplements: A Potted Guide?
Pascal's Mugging and One-shot Problems
Crypto quant trading: Intro
[Question]Evidence other than evolution for optimization daemons?
Literature Review: Distributed Teams
[Link]Moving to a World Beyond “p < 0.05”
The Stack Overflow of Factored Cognition
[Event]NYC Spring SSC Meetup 5/4
Alignment Newsletter #53
Alignment Newsletter One Year RetrospectiveΩ
[Link]Robin Hanson on Simple, Evidence Backed Models
[Question]Generating a novelty scale
Open Problems in Archipelago
Let's Watch: 10-on-10: The Chronicles of Evolution - Eörs Szathmáry
[Question]Best reasons for pessimism about impact of impact measures?Ω
Where to Draw the Boundaries?
The Hard Work of Translation (Buddhism)
Agency and Sphexishness: A Second Glance
[Question]How do S-Risk scenarios impact the decision to get cryonics?
Scrying for outcomes where the problem of deepfakes has been solved
[Link]Conditional revealed preference
More realistic tales of doomΩ
Announcing the Center for Applied Postrationality
Liar Paradox Revisited
Degrees of Freedom
[Link]Excerpts from a larger discussion about simulacra
Alignment Research Field GuideΩ
[Link]Quantitative Philosophy: Why Simulate Ideas Numerically?
Episode 1 of "Tsuyoku Naritai!" (the 'becoming stronger' podcast/YT series).
Personalized Medicine For Real
[Question]How do people become ambitious?
[Link]Long Term Future Fund: April 2019 grant decisions
Rest Days vs Recovery Days
[Link]A Numerical Model of View Clusters: Results
User GPT2 is Banned
Subagents, akrasia, and coherence in humans
[Question]Can coherent extrapolated volition be estimated with Inverse Reinforcement Learning?
Highlights from "Integral Spirituality"
Criticizing Critics of Structural-Functionalism
Complex value & situational awareness