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Another (outer) al­ign­ment failure story

paulfchristiano7 Apr 2021 20:12 UTC
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All is fair in love and war, on Zero-sum games in life

Ratios17 Apr 2021 2:11 UTC
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A Master-Slave Model of Hu­man Preferences

Wei_Dai29 Dec 2009 1:02 UTC
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Defin­ing “op­ti­mizer”

Chantiel17 Apr 2021 15:38 UTC
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Fun with +12 OOMs of Compute

Daniel Kokotajlo1 Mar 2021 13:30 UTC
123 points
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Su­per­ra­tional Agents Kelly Bet In­fluence!

abramdemski16 Apr 2021 22:08 UTC
34 points
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The Case for Ex­treme Vac­cine Effectiveness

Ruby13 Apr 2021 21:08 UTC
116 points
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[Lec­ture Club] Awak­en­ing from the Mean­ing Crisis

Vaniver8 Mar 2021 15:22 UTC
55 points
125 comments1 min readLW link

On Sleep Pro­cras­ti­na­tion: Go­ing To Bed At A Rea­son­able Hour

iamef17 Apr 2021 2:10 UTC
12 points
10 comments9 min readLW link

[Question] How do you deal with de­ci­sion paral­y­sis?

Raj Thimmiah13 Apr 2021 6:01 UTC
4 points
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Ra­tion­al­ist horo­scopes: A low-hang­ing util­ity gen­er­a­tor.

AdeleneDawner22 May 2011 9:37 UTC
78 points
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Ra­tion­al­ism be­fore the Sequences

Eric Raymond30 Mar 2021 14:04 UTC
423 points
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Why has nu­clear power been a flop?

jasoncrawford16 Apr 2021 16:49 UTC
90 points
22 comments15 min readLW link
(rootsofprogress.org)

What Mul­tipo­lar Failure Looks Like, and Ro­bust Agent-Ag­nos­tic Pro­cesses (RAAPs)

Andrew_Critch31 Mar 2021 23:50 UTC
117 points
46 comments22 min readLW link

The Scout Mind­set—read-along

weft16 Apr 2021 19:43 UTC
36 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Could de­googling be a prac­tice run for some­thing more im­por­tant?

Quinn17 Apr 2021 0:03 UTC
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The ir­rele­vance of test scores is greatly exaggerated

dynomight15 Apr 2021 14:15 UTC
98 points
10 comments7 min readLW link
(dynomight.net)

Net­works of Meaning

Erich_Grunewald17 Apr 2021 7:30 UTC
18 points
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(www.erichgrunewald.com)

[Question] What does vac­cine effec­tive­ness as a func­tion of time look like?

capybaralet17 Apr 2021 0:36 UTC
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Want­ing to Suc­ceed on Every Met­ric Presented

elriggs12 Apr 2021 20:43 UTC
55 points
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