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LesserWrong is dead to me. Trust nothing here; it is not truth-tracking.

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The Hamming Problem of Group Rationality

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Bay Solstice 2017: Thoughts

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On Inconvenient Truth

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[Link] Seasonal Celebrations in the Rationalist Community

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[Link] Daemon Speedups

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[Link] Tech vs. Willpower

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UnTAPed Learning

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Personal Model of Social Energy

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Blind Goaltenders: Unproductive Disagreements

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Recent Comments

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)

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)