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1hr talk: In­tro to AGI safety

steve2152
18 Jun 2019 21:41 UTC
13 points
0 comments23 min readLW link

Reneg­ing proso­cially by Dun­can Sabien

crabman
18 Jun 2019 18:52 UTC
47 points
4 comments1 min readLW link
(medium.com)

[Question] Is the “busi­ness cy­cle” an ac­tual eco­nomic prin­ci­ple?

Liron
18 Jun 2019 14:52 UTC
29 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Rea­son isn’t magic

Benquo
18 Jun 2019 4:04 UTC
88 points
5 comments2 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

[Question] In phys­i­cal es­cha­tol­ogy, is Aes­ti­va­tion a sound strat­egy?

MakoYass
17 Jun 2019 7:27 UTC
18 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Do policy mak­ers fre­quently un­der­es­ti­mate non-hu­man threats (ie: epi­demic, nat­u­ral dis­asters, cli­mate change) when com­pared to threats that are hu­man in na­ture (ie: mil­i­tary con­flict, eco­nomic com­pe­ti­tion, Cold War)?

RorscHak
15 Jun 2019 16:29 UTC
5 points
2 comments2 min readLW link

28 so­cial psy­chol­ogy stud­ies from *Ex­per­i­ments With Peo­ple* (Frey & Gregg, 2017)

Yuxi_Liu
16 Jun 2019 2:23 UTC
12 points
0 comments26 min readLW link

Re­search Agenda v0.9: Syn­the­sis­ing a hu­man’s prefer­ences into a util­ity function

Stuart_Armstrong
17 Jun 2019 17:46 UTC
47 points
4 comments32 min readLW link

On See­ing Through ‘On See­ing Through: A Unified The­ory’: A Unified Theory

gwern
15 Jun 2019 18:57 UTC
27 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.gwern.net)

[Question] Is there a guide to ‘Prob­lems that are too fast to Google’?

Vaniver
17 Jun 2019 5:04 UTC
46 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

ISO: Au­to­mated P-Hack­ing Detection

johnswentworth
16 Jun 2019 21:15 UTC
6 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

The Uni­vari­ate Fallacy

Zack_M_Davis
15 Jun 2019 21:43 UTC
21 points
12 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] Does sci­en­tific pro­duc­tivity cor­re­late with IQ?

elityre
16 Jun 2019 19:42 UTC
26 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Does the _timing_ of prac­tice, rel­a­tive to sleep, make a differ­ence for skill con­soli­da­tion?

elityre
16 Jun 2019 19:12 UTC
28 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Is “phys­i­cal non­de­ter­minism” a mean­ingful con­cept?

Liron
16 Jun 2019 15:55 UTC
24 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

Rea­son­able Explanations

Alicorn
16 Jun 2019 5:29 UTC
62 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Paper on qual­i­ta­tive types or de­grees of knowl­edge, with ex­am­ples from medicine?

Kenny
15 Jun 2019 0:31 UTC
5 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Recom­men­da­tion Fea­tures on LessWrong

habryka
15 Jun 2019 0:23 UTC
60 points
32 comments4 min readLW link

Wel­come to LessWrong!

Ruby
14 Jun 2019 19:42 UTC
69 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

LessWrong FAQ

Ruby
14 Jun 2019 19:03 UTC
48 points
7 comments23 min readLW link