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Covid 1/7: The Fire of a Thousand Suns

Your periodic reminder that in 1947, New York City vaccinated ~6.35 million people (80% of their population) for smallpox in less than a month. If you do not think we can do this, what changed to make it impossible?

What changed? We started looking for every possible negative consequence of rolling out vaccines that quickly, and then working to mitigate each and every one.

Covid 12/24: We’re F***ed, It’s Over

Neat. I work for DLA. Thanks for the update.

Covid Covid Covid Covid Covid 10/29: All We Ever Talk About

Thank you very much for the insightful news. I consider these posts essential reading.

Covid 10/22: Europe in Crisis

Once again, thank you for these incredibly informative posts.

Covid 10/8: October Surprise

Thank you for all this useful information and analysis.

Covid 9/24: Until Morale Improves

Thank you very much for posting these.

There's No Fire Alarm for Artificial General Intelligence

I agree it fits well here. However, it has a very different tone from other posts on the MIRI blog, where it has also been posted.

There's No Fire Alarm for Artificial General Intelligence

Laziness. Though I note Stuart_Armstrong had the same opinion as me, and offered even fewer means of improvement, and got upvoted. I should have also said I agree with all points contained herein, and that the message is an important one. That would have reduced the bite.

There's No Fire Alarm for Artificial General Intelligence

This article is very heavy with Yudkosky-isms, repeats of stuff he's posted before, and it needs a good summary, and editing to pare it down. I'm surprised they posted it to the MIRI blog in its current form.

Edit: As stated below, I agree with all the points of the article, and consider it an important message.

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