Where I agree and dis­agree with Eliezer

paulfchristiano19 Jun 2022 19:15 UTC
772 points
205 comments20 min readLW link

AGI Ruin: A List of Lethalities

Eliezer Yudkowsky5 Jun 2022 22:05 UTC
725 points
653 comments30 min readLW link

Eight Short Stud­ies On Excuses

Scott Alexander20 Apr 2010 23:01 UTC
686 points
244 comments10 min readLW link

Preface

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Mar 2015 19:00 UTC
601 points
14 comments4 min readLW link

The Best Text­books on Every Subject

lukeprog16 Jan 2011 8:30 UTC
596 points
394 comments7 min readLW link

Mak­ing Vaccine

johnswentworth3 Feb 2021 20:24 UTC
562 points
248 comments6 min readLW link1 review

What an ac­tu­ally pes­simistic con­tain­ment strat­egy looks like

lc5 Apr 2022 0:19 UTC
550 points
136 comments6 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ism be­fore the Sequences

Eric Raymond30 Mar 2021 14:04 UTC
524 points
80 comments10 min readLW link

Schel­ling fences on slip­pery slopes

Scott Alexander16 Mar 2012 23:44 UTC
510 points
216 comments6 min readLW link

Simulators

janus2 Sep 2022 12:45 UTC
452 points
102 comments44 min readLW link
(generative.ink)

Diseased think­ing: dis­solv­ing ques­tions about disease

Scott Alexander30 May 2010 21:16 UTC
448 points
355 comments9 min readLW link

Pain is not the unit of Effort

alkjash24 Nov 2020 20:00 UTC
440 points
83 comments5 min readLW link2 reviews
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Luck based medicine: my re­sent­ful story of be­com­ing a med­i­cal miracle

Elizabeth16 Oct 2022 17:40 UTC
428 points
86 comments12 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

It’s Prob­a­bly Not Lithium

Natália Coelho Mendonça28 Jun 2022 21:24 UTC
423 points
181 comments28 min readLW link

Rea­son as memetic im­mune disorder

PhilGoetz19 Sep 2009 21:05 UTC
417 points
181 comments5 min readLW link

Hu­mans are not au­to­mat­i­cally strategic

AnnaSalamon8 Sep 2010 7:02 UTC
416 points
275 comments4 min readLW link

Counter-the­ses on Sleep

Natália Coelho Mendonça21 Mar 2022 23:21 UTC
409 points
130 comments15 min readLW link

The Redac­tion Machine

Ben20 Sep 2022 22:03 UTC
406 points
34 comments27 min readLW link

Bets, Bonds, and Kindergarteners

jefftk3 Jan 2021 21:20 UTC
397 points
32 comments2 min readLW link1 review
(www.jefftk.com)

Gen­er­al­iz­ing From One Example

Scott Alexander28 Apr 2009 22:00 UTC
395 points
416 comments6 min readLW link

It Looks Like You’re Try­ing To Take Over The World

gwern9 Mar 2022 16:35 UTC
386 points
125 comments1 min readLW link
(www.gwern.net)

100 Tips for a Bet­ter Life

Ideopunk22 Dec 2020 14:30 UTC
385 points
127 comments9 min readLW link1 review

The non­cen­tral fal­lacy—the worst ar­gu­ment in the world?

Scott Alexander27 Aug 2012 3:36 UTC
364 points
1,758 comments7 min readLW link

Deep­Mind al­ign­ment team opinions on AGI ruin arguments

Vika12 Aug 2022 21:06 UTC
362 points
34 comments14 min readLW link

chin­chilla’s wild implications

nostalgebraist31 Jul 2022 1:18 UTC
361 points
114 comments11 min readLW link

What 2026 looks like

Daniel Kokotajlo6 Aug 2021 16:14 UTC
359 points
85 comments16 min readLW link

Anti-Aging: State of the Art

JackH31 Dec 2020 19:07 UTC
356 points
175 comments11 min readLW link1 review

How To Write Quickly While Main­tain­ing Epistemic Rigor

johnswentworth28 Aug 2021 17:52 UTC
356 points
32 comments4 min readLW link1 review

What DALL-E 2 can and can­not do

Swimmer9631 May 2022 23:51 UTC
351 points
305 comments9 min readLW link

Los­ing the root for the tree

Adam Zerner20 Sep 2022 4:53 UTC
351 points
20 comments9 min readLW link

(My un­der­stand­ing of) What Every­one in Tech­ni­cal Align­ment is Do­ing and Why

29 Aug 2022 1:23 UTC
341 points
83 comments38 min readLW link

Ac­count­ing For Col­lege Costs

johnswentworth1 Apr 2022 17:28 UTC
340 points
41 comments7 min readLW link

Mak­ing Beliefs Pay Rent (in An­ti­ci­pated Ex­pe­riences)

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Jul 2007 22:59 UTC
339 points
261 comments4 min readLW link

Reflec­tions on six months of fatherhood

jasoncrawford31 Jan 2022 5:28 UTC
337 points
21 comments4 min readLW link
(jasoncrawford.org)

A Mechanis­tic In­ter­pretabil­ity Anal­y­sis of Grokking

15 Aug 2022 2:41 UTC
337 points
39 comments42 min readLW link
(colab.research.google.com)

Ugh fields

Roko12 Apr 2010 17:06 UTC
335 points
80 comments3 min readLW link

Coun­ter­ar­gu­ments to the ba­sic AI x-risk case

KatjaGrace14 Oct 2022 13:00 UTC
335 points
121 comments34 min readLW link
(aiimpacts.org)

Be­ing the (Pareto) Best in the World

johnswentworth24 Jun 2019 18:36 UTC
331 points
55 comments3 min readLW link3 reviews

In­tel­lec­tual Hip­sters and Meta-Contrarianism

Scott Alexander13 Sep 2010 21:36 UTC
330 points
368 comments8 min readLW link

Se­cu­rity Mind­set: Les­sons from 20+ years of Soft­ware Se­cu­rity Failures Rele­vant to AGI Alignment

elspood21 Jun 2022 23:55 UTC
330 points
40 comments7 min readLW link

Wel­come to LessWrong!

14 Jun 2019 19:42 UTC
328 points
46 comments3 min readLW link

Thoughts on the Sin­gu­lar­ity In­sti­tute (SI)

HoldenKarnofsky11 May 2012 4:31 UTC
326 points
1,287 comments29 min readLW link

Dis­cus­sion with Eliezer Yud­kowsky on AGI interventions

11 Nov 2021 3:01 UTC
325 points
257 comments34 min readLW link

Dy­ing Outside

HalFinney5 Oct 2009 2:45 UTC
322 points
91 comments2 min readLW link

MIRI an­nounces new “Death With Dig­nity” strategy

Eliezer Yudkowsky2 Apr 2022 0:43 UTC
319 points
523 comments18 min readLW link

What failure looks like

paulfchristiano17 Mar 2019 20:18 UTC
318 points
49 comments8 min readLW link2 reviews

To listen well, get curious

benkuhn13 Dec 2020 0:20 UTC
317 points
39 comments4 min readLW link1 review
(www.benkuhn.net)

Ta­boo “Out­side View”

Daniel Kokotajlo17 Jun 2021 9:36 UTC
314 points
25 comments8 min readLW link

How To Get Into In­de­pen­dent Re­search On Align­ment/​Agency

johnswentworth19 Nov 2021 0:00 UTC
314 points
33 comments13 min readLW link

Lies Told To Children

Eliezer Yudkowsky14 Apr 2022 11:25 UTC
314 points
95 comments7 min readLW link