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How do humans assign utilities to world states?

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Quotes Repository

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Musings on non-stability of mind-states, etc.

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Mistakes repository

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Open Thread, June 16-30, 2013

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Health/Longevity Link List

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Book Summary: Willpower by Baumeister, Tierney

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AI Box Log

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[LINK} Bayes' Theorem in New York Times

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Get data points on your current utility function via hypotheticals

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Thanks. I haven't used liquid products much before. Anything you've noticed that's significantly different in terms of onset time, effect duration, etc?

Anyone know where I can find melatonin tablets <300 mcg? Splitting 300 mcg into 75 mcg quarters still gives me morning sleepiness, thinking smaller dose will reduce remaining melatonin upon wake time. Thanks.

Seem to be implying that you are more likely to be in a simulation if historixcally impt. Interesting

No other source, but keep in mind that helmets are tuned for a certain force level. Too durable and helmet does not reduce peak force as it does not crush. Too weak and it crushes quickly, again with little reduction in peak force. This should just empasize to use the 25% number here though since th...(read more)

Interesting - thanks for checking this. If the Severity Index is claiming no significant damage below 1200, I think it may be incorrect or may have a different criterion for severe damage. Some helmet standards seem to be fairly insensitive, only accounting for moderate or severe brain injury wherea...(read more)