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April Coron­avirus Open Thread

Elizabeth
31 Mar 2020 16:48 UTC
33 points
41 comments1 min readLW link

An Equil­ibrium of No Free Energy

Eliezer Yudkowsky
31 Oct 2017 21:27 UTC
150 points
48 comments27 min readLW link

Mask wear­ing: do the op­po­site of what the CDC/​WHO has been say­ing?

shminux
2 Apr 2020 22:10 UTC
11 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

“Prepar­ing for a Pan­demic: Stage 3: Grow Food if You Can [COVID-19, hort, US, Pa­treon]”

Kenny
3 Apr 2020 17:57 UTC
8 points
7 comments1 min readLW link
(siderea.dreamwidth.org)

Ro­hin Shah on rea­sons for AI optimism

abergal
31 Oct 2019 12:10 UTC
42 points
53 comments1 min readLW link
(aiimpacts.org)

Has LessWrong been a good early alarm bell for the pan­demic?

AllAmericanBreakfast
3 Apr 2020 9:44 UTC
13 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What are the costs, benefits, and lo­gis­tics of open­ing up new vac­cine fa­cil­ities?

Elizabeth
31 Mar 2020 16:43 UTC
32 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Take­aways from safety by de­fault interviews

3 Apr 2020 17:20 UTC
19 points
1 comment13 min readLW link
(aiimpacts.org)

[Question] Im­pli­ca­tions of the Dooms­day Ar­gu­ment for x-risk reduction

maximkazhenkov
2 Apr 2020 21:42 UTC
5 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

Tak­ing Ini­tial Viral Load Seriously

Zvi
1 Apr 2020 10:50 UTC
90 points
26 comments17 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Why don’t sin­gu­lar­i­tar­i­ans bet on the cre­ation of AGI by buy­ing stocks?

John_Maxwell
11 Mar 2020 16:27 UTC
30 points
17 comments4 min readLW link

[Question] Re­search on re­pur­pos­ing filter prod­ucts for masks?

TurnTrout
3 Apr 2020 16:32 UTC
27 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

A Ker­nel of Truth: In­sights from ‘A Friendly Ap­proach to Func­tional Anal­y­sis’

TurnTrout
4 Apr 2020 3:38 UTC
9 points
1 comment9 min readLW link

The horse-sized duck: a the­ory of in­no­va­tion, in­di­vi­d­u­als and society

Dominik Tujmer
2 Apr 2020 18:52 UTC
10 points
6 comments5 min readLW link

[Question] Has the effec­tive­ness of fever screen­ing de­clined?

Ikaxas
27 Mar 2020 22:07 UTC
9 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Two Alter­na­tives to Log­i­cal Counterfactuals

jessicata
1 Apr 2020 9:48 UTC
23 points
33 comments5 min readLW link
(unstableontology.com)

Self-Ex­per­i­ment: Does Work­ing More Hours In­crease My Out­put?

lynettebye
3 Apr 2020 21:36 UTC
31 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

How Long Can Peo­ple Use­fully Work?

lynettebye
3 Apr 2020 21:35 UTC
33 points
0 comments12 min readLW link

[Question] Which books provide a good overview of mod­ern hu­man pre­his­tory?

ChosunOne
3 Apr 2020 6:44 UTC
3 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

How About a Re­mote Var­i­o­la­tion Study?

Liron
3 Apr 2020 12:04 UTC
21 points
6 comments1 min readLW link