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First(?) Ra­tion­al­ist elected to state government

Eneasz
7 Nov 2014 2:30 UTC
66 points
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You have a set amount of “weird­ness points”. Spend them wisely.

peter_hurford
27 Nov 2014 21:09 UTC
61 points
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MIRI Re­search Guide

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

Break­ing the vi­cious cycle

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

Bayes Academy: Devel­op­ment re­port 1

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

The Hos­tile Arguer

Error
27 Nov 2014 0:30 UTC
34 points
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A List of Nuances

abramdemski
10 Nov 2014 5:02 UTC
33 points
24 comments14 min readLW link

My ex­pe­rience of the re­cent CFAR workshop

Kaj_Sotala
27 Nov 2014 16:17 UTC
29 points
12 comments7 min readLW link

Unem­ploy­ment explanations

Stuart_Armstrong
7 Nov 2014 17:12 UTC
28 points
113 comments7 min readLW link

When should an Effec­tive Altru­ist be veg­e­tar­ian?

KatjaGrace
22 Nov 2014 5:04 UTC
27 points
81 comments9 min readLW link

Sys­temic risk: a moral tale of ten in­surance companies

Stuart_Armstrong
17 Nov 2014 16:43 UTC
26 points
18 comments2 min readLW link

Stu­art Rus­sell: AI value al­ign­ment prob­lem must be an “in­trin­sic part” of the field’s main­stream agenda

Rob Bensinger
26 Nov 2014 11:02 UTC
26 points
39 comments3 min readLW link

TV’s “Ele­men­tary” Tack­les Friendly AI and X-Risk—“Bella” (Pos­si­ble Spoilers)

pjeby
22 Nov 2014 19:51 UTC
26 points
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My third-of-life crisis

polymathwannabe
10 Nov 2014 15:28 UTC
25 points
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Pro­duc­tivity 101 For Beginners

peter_hurford
5 Nov 2014 23:04 UTC
20 points
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Musk on AGI Timeframes

Artaxerxes
17 Nov 2014 1:36 UTC
19 points
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When the un­cer­tainty about the model is higher than the un­cer­tainty in the model

Stuart_Armstrong
28 Nov 2014 18:12 UTC
19 points
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xkcd on the AI box experiment

FiftyTwo
21 Nov 2014 8:26 UTC
18 points
232 comments1 min readLW link

Others’ pre­dic­tions of your perfor­mance are usu­ally more accurate

Natha
13 Nov 2014 2:17 UTC
18 points
16 comments2 min readLW link

Link: Rob Bens­inger on Less Wrong and vegetarianism

Sysice
13 Nov 2014 17:09 UTC
18 points
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My new pa­per: Con­cept learn­ing for safe au­tonomous AI

Kaj_Sotala
15 Nov 2014 7:17 UTC
18 points
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The Cat­e­gories Were Made For Man, Not Man For The Categories

Scott Alexander
21 Nov 2014 14:34 UTC
18 points
4 comments18 min readLW link

How can one change what they con­sider “fun”?

AmagicalFishy
21 Nov 2014 2:04 UTC
17 points
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A Cost- Benefit Anal­y­sis of Im­mu­niz­ing Healthy Adults Against Influenza

Fluttershy
11 Nov 2014 4:10 UTC
16 points
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Open Thread: What are your im­por­tant in­sights or aha! mo­ments?

Emile
9 Nov 2014 22:56 UTC
16 points
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Link: Si­mu­lat­ing C. Elegans

Sniffnoy
20 Nov 2014 9:30 UTC
15 points
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The Ar­gu­ment from Cri­sis and Pes­simism Bias

Stefan_Schubert
11 Nov 2014 20:25 UTC
15 points
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I’m in a re­ally dark place right now, I think I need help.

efim
30 Nov 2014 23:34 UTC
15 points
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Re­quest for sug­ges­tions: age­ing and data-mining

bokov
24 Nov 2014 23:38 UTC
14 points
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The Danger of In­visi­ble Problems

Snorri
6 Nov 2014 22:28 UTC
14 points
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In­ten­tion­ally Rais­ing the San­ity Waterline

Gleb_Tsipursky
13 Nov 2014 20:25 UTC
14 points
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Eth­nic Ten­sion And Mean­ingless Arguments

Scott Alexander
5 Nov 2014 3:38 UTC
14 points
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The “best” math­e­mat­i­cally-in­formed top­ics?

Capla
14 Nov 2014 3:39 UTC
13 points
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Ly­ing in ne­go­ti­a­tions: a max­i­mally bad problem

Stuart_Armstrong
17 Nov 2014 15:17 UTC
13 points
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Novem­ber 2014 Monthly Brag­ging Thread

elharo
1 Nov 2014 20:49 UTC
13 points
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A web­site stan­dard that is af­ford­able to the poor­est de­mo­graph­ics in de­vel­op­ing coun­tries?

Ritalin
1 Nov 2014 13:43 UTC
12 points
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Shop for Char­ity: how to earn proven char­i­ties 5% of your Ama­zon spend­ing in commission

tog
24 Nov 2014 8:29 UTC
12 points
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The Truth and In­stru­men­tal Rationality

the-citizen
1 Nov 2014 11:05 UTC
11 points
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Min­erva Pro­ject: the fu­ture of higher ed­u­ca­tion?

Natha
10 Nov 2014 5:59 UTC
11 points
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Su­per­in­tel­li­gence 11: The treach­er­ous turn

KatjaGrace
25 Nov 2014 2:00 UTC
10 points
50 comments6 min readLW link

The Cen­tre for Effec­tive Altru­ism is hiring to fill five roles in re­search, op­er­a­tions and outreach

RobertWiblin
19 Nov 2014 22:41 UTC
10 points
7 comments2 min readLW link

Neo-re­ac­tionar­ies, why are you neo-re­ac­tionary?

Capla
17 Nov 2014 22:31 UTC
10 points
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I just in­creased my Altru­is­tic Effec­tive­ness and you should too

AABoyles
17 Nov 2014 15:45 UTC
10 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

What are the most com­mon and im­por­tant trade-offs that de­ci­sion mak­ers face?

Andy_McKenzie
3 Nov 2014 5:03 UTC
10 points
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Cer­tifi­cates of Im­pact [Paul Chris­ti­ano; Link]

RyanCarey
11 Nov 2014 16:58 UTC
9 points
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AI caught by a mod­ule that coun­ter­fac­tu­ally doesn’t exist

Stuart_Armstrong
17 Nov 2014 17:49 UTC
9 points
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Me­mory Im­prove­ment: Mnemon­ics, Tools, or Books on the Topic?

Capla
21 Nov 2014 18:59 UTC
9 points
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Belief Chains

ShannonFriedman
15 Nov 2014 11:09 UTC
9 points
13 comments11 min readLW link

Is ar­gu­ing worth it? If so, when and when not? Also, how do I be­come less ar­ro­gant?

27chaos
27 Nov 2014 21:28 UTC
9 points
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Ra­tion­al­ity Quotes Novem­ber 2014

elharo
7 Nov 2014 19:07 UTC
8 points
342 comments1 min readLW link