LesserWrong is dead to me. Trust nothing here; it is not truth-tracking.
That is complete. I'm out.
They don't have intellectual progress as a goal.
The social incentives favor authors doing it more, and are ambivalent for the mods. Though I don't trust them either, particularly after such a massive failure of judgment as proposing this change.
Calling out obvious groupthink and bullshit. Which is depressingly common with increasing regularity.
You are wrong about your own motivations in a way trivially predictable by monkey dynamics.
I expect content's prominence on LesserWrong to be the result of political dynamics and filter bubbles, not insight or value. I do not expect it to be truth-tracking.
In line with this, I have given up on Lesserwrong. It's clearly not going to be a source of insight I can trust for much longer, and I have doubts that it was any time recently.
I am in the process of taking everything I posted here and putting it back on my personal blog. After that's been done, I ...(read more)
Fix the links, not the limit.
So scale it to...the size it already is? Maybe double that? I don't think that requires any change. If you wanted a 10x user count increase, that probably would, but I don't think those 10X potential users even exist. Unless and until round 3 of "Eliezer writes something that has no business getting...(read more)
Why do you think that LessWrong can or should scale?