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Roles are Mar­tial Arts for Agency

Eneasz
8 Aug 2014 3:53 UTC
159 points
59 comments3 min readLW link

Dark Arts of Rationality

So8res
19 Jan 2014 2:47 UTC
155 points
188 comments17 min readLW link

Why the tails come apart

Thrasymachus
1 Aug 2014 22:41 UTC
144 points
94 comments7 min readLW link

Lifestyle in­ter­ven­tions to in­crease longevity

RomeoStevens
28 Feb 2014 6:28 UTC
135 points
377 comments12 min readLW link

Si­mu­late and Defer To More Ra­tional Selves

BrienneYudkowsky
17 Sep 2014 18:11 UTC
133 points
113 comments5 min readLW link

On sav­ing the world

So8res
30 Jan 2014 20:00 UTC
123 points
168 comments16 min readLW link

The me­chan­ics of my re­cent productivity

So8res
9 Jan 2014 2:30 UTC
122 points
47 comments9 min readLW link

Tell Culture

BrienneYudkowsky
18 Jan 2014 20:13 UTC
120 points
225 comments3 min readLW link

[mod­er­a­tor ac­tion] Eug­ine_Nier is now banned for mass down­vote harassment

Kaj_Sotala
3 Jul 2014 12:04 UTC
107 points
368 comments2 min readLW link

On Caring

So8res
15 Oct 2014 1:59 UTC
103 points
273 comments10 min readLW link

We Haven’t Uploaded Worms

jkaufman
27 Dec 2014 11:44 UTC
92 points
18 comments2 min readLW link

2014 Less Wrong Cen­sus/​Survey

Scott Alexander
26 Oct 2014 18:05 UTC
90 points
730 comments1 min readLW link

Dangers of steel­man­ning /​ prin­ci­ple of charity

gothgirl420666
16 Jan 2014 6:35 UTC
90 points
93 comments2 min readLW link

Strate­gic choice of identity

Vika
8 Mar 2014 16:27 UTC
82 points
58 comments2 min readLW link

2013 Sur­vey Results

Scott Alexander
19 Jan 2014 2:51 UTC
77 points
561 comments19 min readLW link

Willpower De­ple­tion vs Willpower Distraction

Academian
15 Jun 2014 18:29 UTC
75 points
25 comments2 min readLW link

Hand­shakes, Hi, and What’s New: What’s Go­ing On With Small Talk?

Benquo
2 Jan 2014 22:08 UTC
70 points
78 comments5 min readLW link

On Ter­mi­nal Goals and Virtue Ethics

Swimmer963
18 Jun 2014 4:00 UTC
67 points
207 comments4 min readLW link

First(?) Ra­tion­al­ist elected to state government

Eneasz
7 Nov 2014 2:30 UTC
66 points
54 comments1 min readLW link

You have a set amount of “weird­ness points”. Spend them wisely.

peter_hurford
27 Nov 2014 21:09 UTC
65 points
95 comments3 min readLW link

Dereg­u­lat­ing Dis­trac­tion, Mov­ing Towards the Goal, and Level Hopping

So8res
12 Jan 2014 3:21 UTC
65 points
23 comments8 min readLW link

CFAR in 2014: Con­tin­u­ing to climb out of the startup pit, head­ing to­ward a full prototype

AnnaSalamon
26 Dec 2014 15:33 UTC
64 points
73 comments15 min readLW link

2014 iter­ated pris­oner’s dilemma tour­na­ment results

tetronian2
30 Sep 2014 21:23 UTC
64 points
57 comments6 min readLW link

Poli­ti­cal Skills which In­crease Income

Xodarap
2 Mar 2014 17:56 UTC
59 points
19 comments4 min readLW link

[Se­quence an­nounce­ment] In­tro­duc­tion to Mechanism Design

badger
30 Apr 2014 16:21 UTC
56 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

Goal re­ten­tion dis­cus­sion with Eliezer

MaxTegmark
4 Sep 2014 22:23 UTC
56 points
26 comments6 min readLW link

Op­ti­mal Exercise

RomeoStevens
10 Mar 2014 3:37 UTC
55 points
143 comments9 min readLW link

MIRI Re­search Guide

So8res
7 Nov 2014 19:11 UTC
54 points
63 comments16 min readLW link

Bridge Col­lapse: Re­duc­tion­ism as Eng­ineer­ing Problem

Rob Bensinger
18 Feb 2014 22:03 UTC
54 points
62 comments15 min readLW link

A vote against spaced repetition

ancientcampus
10 Mar 2014 19:27 UTC
53 points
71 comments2 min readLW link

The Oc­to­pus, the Dolphin and Us: a Great Filter tale

Stuart_Armstrong
3 Sep 2014 21:37 UTC
53 points
234 comments3 min readLW link

A Dialogue On Doublethink

BrienneYudkowsky
11 May 2014 19:38 UTC
53 points
108 comments11 min readLW link

Self-Con­grat­u­la­tory Rationalism

ChrisHallquist
1 Mar 2014 8:52 UTC
53 points
395 comments10 min readLW link

The Fu­ture of Hu­man­ity In­sti­tute could make use of your money

danieldewey
26 Sep 2014 22:53 UTC
52 points
25 comments1 min readLW link

Mov­ing on from Cog­nito Mentoring

VipulNaik
16 May 2014 22:42 UTC
52 points
17 comments7 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ists Are Less Cre­d­u­lous But Bet­ter At Tak­ing Ideas Seriously

Scott Alexander
21 Jan 2014 2:18 UTC
51 points
285 comments3 min readLW link

A brief sum­mary of effec­tive study methods

Arran_Stirton
28 Apr 2014 12:40 UTC
51 points
15 comments4 min readLW link

An­thropic sig­na­ture: strange anti-correlations

Stuart_Armstrong
21 Oct 2014 16:59 UTC
51 points
25 comments1 min readLW link

Ha­bit­ual Productivity

So8res
9 Jan 2014 6:44 UTC
51 points
34 comments6 min readLW link

Bot­world: a cel­lu­lar au­toma­ton for study­ing self-mod­ify­ing agents em­bed­ded in their environment

So8res
12 Apr 2014 0:56 UTC
50 points
55 comments7 min readLW link

Dr. Jub­jub pre­dicts a crisis

Apprentice
10 Jan 2014 15:52 UTC
50 points
65 comments2 min readLW link

Less Wrong Study Hall—Year 1 Retrospective

Error
18 Mar 2014 1:54 UTC
49 points
30 comments12 min readLW link

Break­ing the vi­cious cycle

XiXiDu
23 Nov 2014 18:25 UTC
47 points
131 comments2 min readLW link

A Fer­vent Defense of Fre­quen­tist Statistics

jsteinhardt
18 Feb 2014 20:08 UTC
47 points
127 comments16 min readLW link

Bayes Academy: Devel­op­ment re­port 1

Kaj_Sotala
19 Nov 2014 22:35 UTC
47 points
28 comments8 min readLW link

False Friends and Tone Policing

palladias
18 Jun 2014 18:20 UTC
47 points
49 comments3 min readLW link

Harper’s Magaz­ine ar­ti­cle on LW/​MIRI/​CFAR and Ethereum

gwern
12 Dec 2014 20:34 UTC
47 points
154 comments14 min readLW link

Could you be Prof Nick Bostrom’s side­kick?

RobertWiblin
5 Dec 2014 1:09 UTC
46 points
47 comments1 min readLW link

White Lies

ChrisHallquist
8 Feb 2014 1:20 UTC
46 points
902 comments5 min readLW link

Book Re­view: How Learn­ing Works

whales
19 Jan 2014 20:45 UTC
46 points
16 comments17 min readLW link