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Why no total winner?

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Circles of discussion

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Bill Gates: problem of strong AI with conflicting goals "very worthy of study and time"

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Slides online from "The Future of AI: Opportunities and Challenges"

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Elon Musk donates $10M to the Future of Life Institute to keep AI beneficial

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Robin Hanson's "Overcoming Bias" posts as an e-book.

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Open thread for December 17-23, 2013

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A diagram for a simple two-player game

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Meetup : London social

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Meetup : London meetup: thought experiments

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Recent Comments

Spoiler markup. [This post](https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/i2M3vWPBqyefh3uow/simplified-poker) has lots of comments which use ROT13 to disguise their content. There's a [Markdown syntax](https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/1191/add-markdown-support-for-hidden-until-you-click-text-aka-spoilers)...(read more)

"If you're running an event that has rules, be explicit about what those rules are, don't just refer to an often-misunderstood idea" seems unarguably a big improvement, no matter what you think of the other changes proposed here.

I thought of a similar example to you for big-low-status, but I couldn't think of an example I was happy with for small-high-status. Every example I could think of was one where someone is visually small, but you already know they're high status. So I was struck when your example also used someone w...(read more)

Ainslie, not Ainslee. I found this super distracting for some reason, partly because his name is repeated so often.