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Preface

Eliezer_Yudkowsky
11 Mar 2015 19:00 UTC
203 points
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The Im­por­tance of Sidekicks

Swimmer963
8 Jan 2015 23:21 UTC
128 points
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A Year of Spaced Rep­e­ti­tion Soft­ware in the Classroom

tanagrabeast
4 Jul 2015 22:30 UTC
105 points
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16 types of use­ful predictions

Julia_Galef
10 Apr 2015 3:31 UTC
92 points
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The Brain as a Univer­sal Learn­ing Machine

jacob_cannell
24 Jun 2015 21:45 UTC
89 points
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2014 Sur­vey Results

Scott Alexander
5 Jan 2015 19:36 UTC
89 points
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LessWrong 2.0

Vaniver
9 Dec 2015 18:59 UTC
89 points
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I’m the new moderator

NancyLebovitz
13 Jan 2015 23:21 UTC
87 points
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At­tempted Telekinesis

AnnaSalamon
7 Feb 2015 18:53 UTC
85 points
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Ra­tion­al­ity: From AI to Zombies

Rob Bensinger
13 Mar 2015 15:11 UTC
81 points
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Ex­pe­riences in ap­ply­ing “The Biode­ter­minist’s Guide to Par­ent­ing”

juliawise
17 Jul 2015 19:19 UTC
70 points
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App­ti­mize—ra­tio­nal­ist startup hiring engineers

nancyhua
12 Jan 2015 20:22 UTC
68 points
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The Truth About Math­e­mat­i­cal Ability

JonahSinick
12 Feb 2015 1:29 UTC
64 points
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Tak­ing the reins at MIRI

So8res
3 Jun 2015 23:52 UTC
62 points
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Wear a Helmet While Driv­ing a Car

James_Miller
30 Jul 2015 16:36 UTC
57 points
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A few mis­con­cep­tions sur­round­ing Roko’s basilisk

Rob Bensinger
5 Oct 2015 21:23 UTC
56 points
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An­nounc­ing the Com­plice Less Wrong Study Hall

malcolmocean
2 Mar 2015 23:37 UTC
56 points
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Bi­ases: An Introduction

Rob Bensinger
11 Mar 2015 19:00 UTC
55 points
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Elon Musk donates $10M to the Fu­ture of Life In­sti­tute to keep AI benefi­cial

Paul Crowley
15 Jan 2015 16:33 UTC
54 points
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We Should In­tro­duce Our­selves Differently

NancyLebovitz
18 May 2015 20:48 UTC
54 points
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The Library of Scott Alexandria

Rob Bensinger
14 Sep 2015 1:38 UTC
54 points
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If you can see the box, you can open the box

ThePrussian
26 Feb 2015 10:36 UTC
52 points
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The art of griev­ing well

Valentine
15 Dec 2015 19:55 UTC
51 points
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Why peo­ple want to die

PhilGoetz
24 Aug 2015 20:13 UTC
50 points
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The Un­friendly Su­per­in­tel­li­gence next door

jacob_cannell
2 Jul 2015 18:46 UTC
50 points
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Bill Gates: prob­lem of strong AI with con­flict­ing goals “very wor­thy of study and time”

Paul Crowley
22 Jan 2015 20:21 UTC
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How to learn soft skills

AnnaSalamon
7 Feb 2015 5:22 UTC
49 points
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Even bet­ter cry­on­ics – be­cause who needs nanites any­way?

maxikov
7 Apr 2015 20:10 UTC
49 points
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Why startup founders have mood swings (and why they may have uses)

AnnaSalamon
9 Dec 2015 18:59 UTC
48 points
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Don’t Be Afraid of Ask­ing Per­son­ally Im­por­tant Ques­tions of Less Wrong

Evan_Gaensbauer
17 Mar 2015 6:54 UTC
48 points
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An­nounce­ment: The Se­quences eBook will be re­leased in mid-March

Rob Bensinger
3 Mar 2015 1:58 UTC
47 points
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Why CFAR? The view from 2015

PeteMichaud
23 Dec 2015 22:46 UTC
46 points
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Less Wrong EBook Creator

ScottL
13 Aug 2015 21:17 UTC
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Top 9+2 myths about AI risk

Stuart_Armstrong
29 Jun 2015 20:41 UTC
44 points
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In­nate Math­e­mat­i­cal Ability

JonahSinick
18 Feb 2015 11:11 UTC
42 points
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Astron­omy, Astro­biol­ogy, & The Fermi Para­dox I: In­tro­duc­tions, and Space & Time

CellBioGuy
26 Jul 2015 7:38 UTC
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CFAR fundraiser far from filled; 4 days remaining

AnnaSalamon
27 Jan 2015 7:26 UTC
42 points
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MIRI’s 2015 Sum­mer Fundraiser!

So8res
19 Aug 2015 0:27 UTC
42 points
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Poli­ti­cal top­ics at­tract par­ti­ci­pants in­clined to use the norms of main­stream poli­ti­cal de­bate, risk­ing a tip­ping point to lower qual­ity discussion

emr
26 Mar 2015 0:14 UTC
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Sapiens

Vaniver
8 Apr 2015 2:56 UTC
40 points
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Travel Through Time to In­crease Your Effectiveness

tanagrabeast
23 Aug 2015 1:32 UTC
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…And I Show You How Deep The Rab­bit Hole Goes

Scott Alexander
3 Jun 2015 1:47 UTC
40 points
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Easy wins aren’t news

PhilGoetz
19 Feb 2015 19:38 UTC
39 points
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Don’t es­ti­mate your cre­ative in­tel­li­gence by your crit­i­cal intelligence

PhilGoetz
5 Feb 2015 2:41 UTC
39 points
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Can we talk about men­tal ill­ness?

riparianx
8 Mar 2015 8:24 UTC
39 points
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HPMOR Q&A by Eliezer at Wrap Party in Berkeley [Tran­scrip­tion]

sceaduwe
16 Mar 2015 20:54 UTC
38 points
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Cal­ibra­tion Test with database of 150,000+ questions

Nanashi
14 Mar 2015 11:22 UTC
37 points
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Solv­ing sleep: just a toe-dipping

Capla
30 Jun 2015 19:38 UTC
37 points
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A map of LWers—find mem­bers of the com­mu­nity liv­ing near you.

acchan
13 Mar 2015 17:58 UTC
37 points
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Im­mor­tal­ity: A Prac­ti­cal Guide

G0W51
26 Jan 2015 16:17 UTC
36 points
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