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The Brain as a Univer­sal Learn­ing Machine

jacob_cannell
24 Jun 2015 21:45 UTC
95 points
169 comments19 min readLW link

Tak­ing the reins at MIRI

So8res
3 Jun 2015 23:52 UTC
62 points
11 comments3 min readLW link

Top 9+2 myths about AI risk

Stuart_Armstrong
29 Jun 2015 20:41 UTC
44 points
46 comments2 min readLW link

…And I Show You How Deep The Rab­bit Hole Goes

Scott Alexander
3 Jun 2015 1:47 UTC
43 points
5 comments21 min readLW link

Solv­ing sleep: just a toe-dipping

Capla
30 Jun 2015 19:38 UTC
37 points
36 comments4 min readLW link

Pat­tern-botch­ing: when you for­get you understand

MalcolmOcean
15 Jun 2015 22:58 UTC
33 points
18 comments7 min readLW link

A Pro­posal for Defeat­ing Moloch in the Pri­son In­dus­trial Complex

lululu
2 Jun 2015 22:03 UTC
25 points
77 comments4 min readLW link

Op­ti­miz­ing the Twelve Virtues of Rationality

Gleb_Tsipursky
9 Jun 2015 3:08 UTC
24 points
3 comments4 min readLW link

In praise of gullibil­ity?

ahbwramc
18 Jun 2015 4:52 UTC
23 points
106 comments5 min readLW link

Si­mul­ta­neous Over­con­fi­dence and Underconfidence

abramdemski
3 Jun 2015 21:04 UTC
20 points
6 comments5 min readLW link

Short Story: Quarantine

Dias
10 Jun 2015 1:21 UTC
20 points
9 comments2 min readLW link

[Link] Nate Soares is an­swer­ing ques­tions about MIRI at the EA Forum

Rob Bensinger
11 Jun 2015 0:27 UTC
19 points
1 comment9 min readLW link

Euro­pean Com­mu­nity Week­end 2015 Im­pres­sions Thread

Gunnar_Zarncke
14 Jun 2015 20:21 UTC
19 points
18 comments1 min readLW link

Beyond Statis­tics 101

JonahSinick
26 Jun 2015 10:24 UTC
19 points
132 comments2 min readLW link

Sur­pris­ing ex­am­ples of non-hu­man optimization

Jan_Rzymkowski
14 Jun 2015 17:05 UTC
19 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

FAI Re­search Con­straints and AGI Side Effects

JustinShovelain
3 Jun 2015 19:25 UTC
18 points
58 comments7 min readLW link

Philo­soph­i­cal differences

ahbwramc
13 Jun 2015 1:16 UTC
18 points
29 comments12 min readLW link

Con­fes­sion Thread: Mis­takes as an as­piring rationalist

diegocaleiro
2 Jun 2015 18:10 UTC
18 points
30 comments1 min readLW link

Epistemic Trust: Clarification

abramdemski
13 Jun 2015 19:29 UTC
18 points
9 comments2 min readLW link

Seek­ing geeks in­ter­ested in bioinformatics

bokov
22 Jun 2015 13:44 UTC
17 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

Two Zendo-in­spired games

StephenBarnes
22 Jun 2015 15:47 UTC
17 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

When does her­i­ta­ble low fit­ness need to be ex­plained?

DanArmak
10 Jun 2015 0:05 UTC
17 points
147 comments2 min readLW link

Autism, or early iso­la­tion?

JonahSinick
17 Jun 2015 8:52 UTC
17 points
62 comments2 min readLW link

Ac­com­plish­ing things takes a long time

JonahSinick
15 Jun 2015 21:59 UTC
16 points
23 comments2 min readLW link

[link] Choose your (prefer­ence) util­i­tar­i­anism care­fully – part 1

Kaj_Sotala
25 Jun 2015 12:06 UTC
15 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

Roadmap: Plan of Ac­tion to Prevent Hu­man Ex­tinc­tion Risks

turchin
1 Jun 2015 9:58 UTC
15 points
88 comments1 min readLW link

Are con­se­quen­tial­ism and de­on­tol­ogy not even wrong?

Kaj_Sotala
2 Jun 2015 7:49 UTC
15 points
59 comments5 min readLW link

Two-box­ing, smok­ing and chew­ing gum in Med­i­cal New­comb problems

Caspar42
29 Jun 2015 10:35 UTC
15 points
93 comments1 min readLW link

The Joy of Bias

estimator
9 Jun 2015 19:04 UTC
14 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

[link] Baidu cheats in an AI con­test in or­der to gain a 0.24% advantage

Wei_Dai
6 Jun 2015 6:39 UTC
14 points
32 comments1 min readLW link

As­so­ci­ated vs Relevant

abramdemski
15 Jun 2015 1:12 UTC
14 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

Less­wrong, Effec­tive Altru­ism Fo­rum and Slate Star Codex: Harm Reduction

diegocaleiro
8 Jun 2015 16:37 UTC
13 points
153 comments2 min readLW link

Par­ent­ing Tech­nique: In­crease Your Child’s Work­ing Memory

James_Miller
29 Jun 2015 19:51 UTC
13 points
30 comments2 min readLW link

In­trin­sic mo­ti­va­tion is cru­cial for over­com­ing akrasia

JonahSinick
17 Jun 2015 22:39 UTC
13 points
44 comments3 min readLW link

A sur­vey of the top posters on lesswrong

Elo
11 Jun 2015 1:47 UTC
12 points
42 comments5 min readLW link

[link] Es­say on AI Safety

jsteinhardt
26 Jun 2015 7:42 UTC
12 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

How much do we know about cre­ativity?

NancyLebovitz
9 Jun 2015 12:43 UTC
11 points
25 comments1 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ity Read­ing Group: Part C: Notic­ing Confusion

Gram_Stone
18 Jun 2015 1:01 UTC
11 points
3 comments3 min readLW link

Can You Give Sup­port or Feed­back for My Pro­gram to Alle­vi­ate Poverty?

Brendon_Wong
25 Jun 2015 23:18 UTC
10 points
40 comments1 min readLW link

Agency is bugs and uncertainty

shminux
6 Jun 2015 4:53 UTC
10 points
30 comments2 min readLW link

Con­cep­tual Spe­cial­iza­tion of La­bor En­ables Precision

Vaniver
8 Jun 2015 2:11 UTC
10 points
8 comments4 min readLW link

Alien neu­rop­unk slaver civilizations

D_Malik
15 Jun 2015 6:30 UTC
10 points
18 comments2 min readLW link

Per­cep­tual En­tropy and Frozen Estimates

Davidmanheim
3 Jun 2015 19:27 UTC
10 points
20 comments6 min readLW link

Mea­sur­ing open-mindedness

cleonid
2 Jun 2015 13:35 UTC
10 points
23 comments1 min readLW link

Against Tulip Subsidies

Scott Alexander
6 Jun 2015 4:19 UTC
10 points
1 comment8 min readLW link

A map: Ty­pol­ogy of hu­man ex­tinc­tion risks

turchin
23 Jun 2015 17:23 UTC
9 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

Opinion piece on the Swedish Net­work for Ev­i­dence-Based Policy

Stefan_Schubert
9 Jun 2015 21:13 UTC
9 points
21 comments6 min readLW link

In Defense of the Fun­da­men­tal At­tri­bu­tion Error

OrphanWilde
3 Jun 2015 18:46 UTC
9 points
28 comments3 min readLW link

The pres­i­dent didn’t die: failures at ex­tend­ing AI behaviour

Stuart_Armstrong
10 Jun 2015 16:00 UTC
9 points
2 comments4 min readLW link

High en­ergy ethics and gen­eral moral relativity

maxikov
21 Jun 2015 20:34 UTC
8 points
15 comments3 min readLW link