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Best of Rationality Quotes, 2014 Edition

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[LINK] The P + epsilon Attack (Precommitment in cryptoeconomics)

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Best of Rationality Quotes, 2013 Edition

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[link] Scott Aaronson on free will

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Best of Rationality Quotes, 2012 Edition

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[LINK] Was Intrade being manipulated?

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Best of Rationality Quotes, 2011 Edition

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Reforming rot13

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Isn't this sitemeter logging a bit too excessive?

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Here is something I'd like to see: You give the machine the formally specified ruleset of a game (go, chess, etc), wait while the reinforcement learning does its job, and out comes a world-class computer player.

Here is one reason, but it's up for debate:

Deep learning courses rush through logistic regression and usually just mention SVMs. Arguably it's important for understanding deep learning to take the time to really, deeply understand how these linear models work, both theoretically and practically, b...(read more)

In the last two days I alone wrote a prototype that can take a whiteboard photo, and automatically turn it into a mindmap-like zoomable chart. Pieces of the chart then can be rearranged and altered individually:

https://prezi.com/igaywhvnam2y/whiteboard-prezi-2015-12-04-152935/

This was part of a ...(read more)

Oh my god, look at 0-4-year old assaults, both ED visits and deaths. (Assault is the leading TBI-related cause of death for 0-4-year olds.) Some of those falling 4 year olds were assaulted.

There are worse fates than not being able to top your own discovery of general relativity.

That's not a top-level comment, so it's excluded by my script from this version. I won't manually edit the output, sorry. There's another version where non-top-level comments are kept, too. Your quote is in there:

* [Best of Rationality Quotes 2009-2014, including replied comments](http://people.mo...(read more)

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