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Willpower De­ple­tion vs Willpower Distraction

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

On Ter­mi­nal Goals and Virtue Ethics

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

False Friends and Tone Policing

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

New or­ga­ni­za­tion—Fu­ture of Life In­sti­tute (FLI)

Vika
14 Jun 2014 23:00 UTC
44 points
36 comments1 min readLW link

[Meta] The De­cline of Dis­cus­sion: Now With Charts!

Gavin
4 Jun 2014 22:02 UTC
44 points
105 comments2 min readLW link

Against util­ity functions

Qiaochu_Yuan
19 Jun 2014 5:56 UTC
43 points
87 comments1 min readLW link

Math­e­mat­ics as a lossy com­pres­sion al­gorithm gone wild

shminux
6 Jun 2014 23:53 UTC
39 points
80 comments5 min readLW link

What re­sources have in­creas­ing marginal util­ity?

Qiaochu_Yuan
14 Jun 2014 3:43 UTC
36 points
63 comments1 min readLW link

Flow­ers for Algernon

Anatoly_Vorobey
18 Jun 2014 9:16 UTC
32 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

Failures of an em­bod­ied AIXI

So8res
15 Jun 2014 18:29 UTC
29 points
46 comments12 min readLW link

The silos of ex­per­tise: be­yond heuris­tics and biases

Stuart_Armstrong
26 Jun 2014 13:13 UTC
28 points
16 comments9 min readLW link

The Power of Noise

jsteinhardt
16 Jun 2014 17:26 UTC
28 points
80 comments11 min readLW link

[meta] Policy for deal­ing with users sus­pected/​guilty of mass-down­vote ha­rass­ment?

Kaj_Sotala
6 Jun 2014 5:46 UTC
28 points
241 comments1 min readLW link

Separat­ing the roles of the­ory and di­rect em­piri­cal ev­i­dence in be­lief for­ma­tion: the ex­am­ples of min­i­mum wage and an­thro­pogenic global warming

VipulNaik
25 Jun 2014 21:47 UTC
24 points
66 comments4 min readLW link

Asches to Asches

Scott Alexander
4 Jun 2014 2:16 UTC
24 points
0 comments9 min readLW link

Strat­e­gyproof Mechanisms: Possibilities

badger
2 Jun 2014 2:26 UTC
23 points
4 comments6 min readLW link

A Parable of Elites and Takeoffs

gwern
30 Jun 2014 23:04 UTC
23 points
98 comments5 min readLW link

A Story of Kings and Spies

Joshua_Blaine
11 Jun 2014 23:54 UTC
22 points
33 comments6 min readLW link

Ques­tion­ing and Respect

jkaufman
10 Jun 2014 10:52 UTC
20 points
20 comments1 min readLW link

[LINK] Scott Aaron­son on Google, Break­ing Cir­cu­lar­ity and Eigenmorality

shminux
19 Jun 2014 20:17 UTC
20 points
46 comments1 min readLW link

Mo­ti­va­tors: Altru­is­tic Ac­tions for Non-Altru­is­tic Reasons

Ruby
21 Jun 2014 16:32 UTC
19 points
20 comments9 min readLW link

Some al­ter­na­tives to “Friendly AI”

lukeprog
15 Jun 2014 19:53 UTC
19 points
44 comments2 min readLW link

How do you no­tice when you are ig­no­rant of nec­es­sary al­ter­na­tive hy­pothe­ses?

eli_sennesh
24 Jun 2014 18:12 UTC
18 points
69 comments1 min readLW link

Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of Force Mul­ti­pli­ers for Success

Nick5a1
21 Jun 2014 5:15 UTC
17 points
34 comments1 min readLW link

Reflec­tive Mini-Task­ing against Procrastination

shminux
6 Jun 2014 0:20 UTC
17 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

The Pro­moted Posts and the Me­taethics se­quence now available in audio

Rick_from_Castify
3 Jun 2014 2:00 UTC
16 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Paper­clip Max­i­mizer Re­vis­ited

Jan_Rzymkowski
19 Jun 2014 1:25 UTC
16 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

R sup­port group and the benefits of ap­plied statistics

sixes_and_sevens
26 Jun 2014 14:11 UTC
16 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Proper value learn­ing through indifference

Stuart_Armstrong
19 Jun 2014 9:39 UTC
16 points
51 comments7 min readLW link

List a few posts in Main and/​or Dis­cus­sion which ac­tu­ally made you change your mind

shminux
13 Jun 2014 2:42 UTC
16 points
35 comments1 min readLW link

How has tech­nol­ogy changed so­cial skills?

philh
8 Jun 2014 12:41 UTC
16 points
33 comments1 min readLW link

[LINK] Elon Musk in­ter­ested in AI safety

TakisMichel
18 Jun 2014 22:56 UTC
15 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

All dis­cus­sion post ti­tles, points, and dates as an ex­cel sheet

Alexandros
3 Jun 2014 14:38 UTC
15 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

A new deriva­tion of the Born rule

MrMind
25 Jun 2014 15:07 UTC
15 points
19 comments5 min readLW link

Brag­ging Thread, June 2014

Viliam_Bur
8 Jun 2014 10:08 UTC
14 points
62 comments1 min readLW link

Manag­ing one’s mem­ory effectively

John_Maxwell_IV
6 Jun 2014 17:39 UTC
14 points
18 comments4 min readLW link

Come up with bet­ter Tur­ing Tests

Stuart_Armstrong
10 Jun 2014 10:47 UTC
13 points
44 comments2 min readLW link

Con­ser­va­tion of ex­pected moral ev­i­dence, clarified

Stuart_Armstrong
20 Jun 2014 10:28 UTC
13 points
10 comments2 min readLW link

Ar­tifi­cial Utility Mon­sters as Effec­tive Altruism

Hedonic_Treader
25 Jun 2014 9:52 UTC
12 points
13 comments7 min readLW link

Les­sons from weather fore­cast­ing and its his­tory for fore­cast­ing as a domain

VipulNaik
23 Jun 2014 17:08 UTC
12 points
8 comments10 min readLW link

Ex­am­ples of Ra­tion­al­ity Tech­niques adopted by the Masses

edanm
7 Jun 2014 14:03 UTC
12 points
31 comments1 min readLW link

Rel­a­tive and Ab­solute Benefit

jkaufman
18 Jun 2014 13:56 UTC
12 points
14 comments2 min readLW link

Will AGI sur­prise the world?

lukeprog
21 Jun 2014 22:27 UTC
12 points
129 comments2 min readLW link

An AI Takeover Thought Experiment

Gavin
19 Jun 2014 16:59 UTC
11 points
11 comments8 min readLW link

[LINK] The er­rors, in­sights and les­sons of fa­mous AI pre­dic­tions: preprint

Stuart_Armstrong
17 Jun 2014 14:32 UTC
10 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

How do you take notes?

ChristianKl
22 Jun 2014 10:45 UTC
10 points
29 comments1 min readLW link

[LINK] Why Talk to Philoso­phers: Physi­cist Sean Car­roll Dis­cusses “Com­mon Mi­sun­der­stand­ings” about Philosophy

shminux
23 Jun 2014 19:09 UTC
10 points
59 comments1 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ity Quotes June 2014

Tyrrell_McAllister
1 Jun 2014 20:32 UTC
9 points
283 comments1 min readLW link

The End of Bul­lshit at the hands of Crit­i­cal Rationalism

Stefan_Schubert
4 Jun 2014 18:44 UTC
9 points
59 comments2 min readLW link

[LINK] Holden Karnofsky, GiveWell: Se­quence Think­ing vs. Cluster Thinking

David_Gerard
11 Jun 2014 17:08 UTC
9 points
5 comments1 min readLW link