This post compiles my personal comments on the Epistemology book from the Lesswrong 2018 bookset. I put almost no effort into making it legible or relevant to anyone else.
Babble and Prune
individual edges and neighborhoods can be computed in reasonable time
building an argument from scraps lying on the side of the road
To save the world, I will start by doing the humble and proper things I know how to do within the confines of my own life
In a Comment by bryjnar -
this throws up an important constraint for people designing systems that humans are supposed to interact with: you must make it possible to reason simply and locally about them.
Seeing the derivation
Points for putting suffering in the right spot in your map
Rather, we suffer, when we try to wrap our heads around what's going on.
People are upvoting me and I have no idea what parts of my rambling they are upvoting me for!