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Interview on IQ, genes, and genetic engineering with expert (Hsu)

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[Link] LW mentioned in influential 2016 Milo article on the Alt-Right

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[Link] The Psychology of Human Misjudgment by Charles T. Munger

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Allegory On AI Risk, Game Theory, and Mithril

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[Link] Dan Carlin six hour podcast on history of atomic weapons

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Increase Your Child’s Working Memory

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Synthetic supermicrobe will be resistant to all known viruses

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I've started creating a series of YouTube videos on the dangers of artificial general intelligence.

(1) Agreed, although I would get vastly more resources to personally consume! Free energy is probably the binding limitation on computational time which probably is the post-singularity binding limit on meaningful lifespan.

(2) An intelligence explosion might collapse to minutes the time between...(read more)

Because of the expansion of space I think that if you get far enough away from earth, you will never be able to return to earth even if you travel at the speed of light. If we become a super-advanced civilization we could say that if you want to colonize another solar system we will put you on a sh...(read more)

Yes, but Adams explains at length how Trump is a master persuader, as with, for example, this Tweet "The day President Trump made his critics compare The Boy Scouts of America to Hitler Youth." I lot of what Adams says is P vs NP stuff where it's hard to figure out yourself but once someone explai...(read more)

What is your evidence that he is a shill? Millions of Americans support Trump, are they all shills?

Adams makes lots of falsifiable claims, but not about Trump's character.

Matthew 22:21 Jesus said "Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's".

Adams deliberately avoids commenting on Trump's character. I'm unaware of Adams changing his estimate of Trump's persuasion competence. Adams often gives evidence of why Trump is a master persuader.

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"During the Saxon Wars, Charlemagne, King of the Franks, forcibly Roman Catholicized the Saxons from their native Germanic paganism by way of warfare, and law upon conquest. Examples are the Massacre of Verden in 782, when Charlemag...(read more)