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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

I notice your words are now larger thanks to the excellence of this comment!

Excellent, my words will finally get the prominence they deserve!

When does voting close? EDIT: "This vote will close on Sunday March 18th at midnight PST."

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.

A plausible strategy would be to buy say 100 bitcoins for $1 each, then sell 10 at $10, 10 at $100, and so on. With this strategy you would have made $111,000 and hold 60 bitcoins.

"Even though gaining too much in pregnancy" is missing the word "weight" I think.

I can't work out where you're going with the Qubes thing. Obviously a secure hypervisor wouldn't imply a secure system, any more than a secure kernel implies a secure system in a non-hypervisor based system. More deeply, you seem to imply that someone who has made a security error obviously lacks th...(read more)

Please don't bold your whole comment.

Looks like this hasn't been marked as part of the "INADEQUATE EQUILIBRIA" sequence: unlike the others, it doesn't carry this banner, and it isn't listed in the TOC.