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Why peo­ple want to die

PhilGoetz
24 Aug 2015 20:13 UTC
50 points
175 comments2 min readLW link

Less Wrong EBook Creator

ScottL
13 Aug 2015 21:17 UTC
45 points
6 comments4 min readLW link

MIRI’s 2015 Sum­mer Fundraiser!

So8res
19 Aug 2015 0:27 UTC
42 points
45 comments5 min readLW link

Travel Through Time to In­crease Your Effectiveness

tanagrabeast
23 Aug 2015 1:32 UTC
40 points
13 comments10 min readLW link

Proper pos­ture for men­tal arts

Valentine
31 Aug 2015 2:29 UTC
32 points
40 comments8 min readLW link

On Overconfidence

Scott Alexander
21 Aug 2015 2:21 UTC
30 points
2 comments14 min readLW link

Yvain’s most im­por­tant articles

casebash
16 Aug 2015 8:27 UTC
23 points
30 comments2 min readLW link

My fu­ture posts; a table of con­tents.

Elo
30 Aug 2015 22:27 UTC
22 points
12 comments5 min readLW link

Ver­sions of AIXI can be ar­bi­trar­ily stupid

Stuart_Armstrong
10 Aug 2015 13:23 UTC
21 points
59 comments1 min readLW link

Pre­dict—“Log your pre­dic­tions” app

Gust
17 Aug 2015 16:20 UTC
20 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

How to learn a new area X that you have no idea about.

Elo
18 Aug 2015 5:42 UTC
19 points
39 comments3 min readLW link

Time-Binding

Viliam
14 Aug 2015 17:38 UTC
17 points
19 comments5 min readLW link

[Link] Game The­ory YouTube Videos

James_Miller
6 Aug 2015 16:17 UTC
16 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Is semiotics bul­lshit?

PhilGoetz
25 Aug 2015 14:09 UTC
15 points
46 comments1 min readLW link

Book Re­view: Naive Set The­ory (MIRI re­search guide)

David_Kristoffersson
14 Aug 2015 22:08 UTC
15 points
13 comments6 min readLW link

[LINK] Scott Aaron­son: Com­mon knowl­edge and Au­mann’s agree­ment theorem

gjm
17 Aug 2015 8:41 UTC
15 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity Ques­tions Thread

AspiringRationalist
22 Aug 2015 20:25 UTC
14 points
92 comments1 min readLW link

List of com­mon hu­man goals

Elo
24 Aug 2015 7:58 UTC
14 points
24 comments7 min readLW link

Peer-to-peer “knowl­edge ex­changes”

snarles
8 Aug 2015 15:33 UTC
13 points
30 comments1 min readLW link

Words per per­son year and in­tel­lec­tual rigor

PhilGoetz
27 Aug 2015 3:31 UTC
13 points
27 comments6 min readLW link

An overview of the men­tal model theory

ScottL
17 Aug 2015 13:18 UTC
13 points
26 comments20 min readLW link

You Are A Brain—In­tro to LW/​Ra­tion­al­ity Con­cepts [Video & Slides]

Liron
16 Aug 2015 5:51 UTC
13 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Is my brain a util­ity min­i­mizer? Or, the me­chan­ics of la­bel­ing things as “work” vs. “fun”

contravariant
28 Aug 2015 1:12 UTC
10 points
17 comments2 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ity Compendium

ScottL
23 Aug 2015 8:00 UTC
10 points
5 comments2 min readLW link

Man­hood of Humanity

Viliam
24 Aug 2015 18:31 UTC
10 points
7 comments7 min readLW link

AI, cure this fake per­son’s fake can­cer!

Stuart_Armstrong
24 Aug 2015 16:42 UTC
10 points
18 comments5 min readLW link

A list of apps that are use­ful to me. (And other phone de­tails)

Elo
22 Aug 2015 12:24 UTC
10 points
33 comments7 min readLW link

We re­ally need a “cry­on­ics sales pitch” ar­ti­cle.

CronoDAS
3 Aug 2015 22:42 UTC
10 points
99 comments1 min readLW link

How to fix academia?

passive_fist
20 Aug 2015 0:50 UTC
10 points
33 comments4 min readLW link

Soylent has been found to con­tain lead (12-25x) and cad­mium (≥4x) in greater con­cen­tra­tions than Cal­ifor­nia’s ‘safe har­bor’ levels

Transfuturist
15 Aug 2015 22:45 UTC
9 points
40 comments1 min readLW link

An ac­ci­den­tal ex­per­i­ment in lo­ca­tion memory

PhilGoetz
31 Aug 2015 16:50 UTC
9 points
19 comments1 min readLW link

[Link] My re­view of Ra­tion­al­ity: From AI to Zombies

James_Miller
12 Aug 2015 16:16 UTC
9 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Un­learn­ing shoddy thinking

MalcolmOcean
21 Aug 2015 3:07 UTC
9 points
4 comments4 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ity Read­ing Group: Part H: Against Doublethink

Gram_Stone
27 Aug 2015 1:22 UTC
8 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[LINK] The Bayesian Se­cond Law of Thermodynamics

shminux
12 Aug 2015 16:52 UTC
8 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ity Com­pendium: Prin­ci­ple 2 - You are im­ple­mented on a hu­man brain

ScottL
29 Aug 2015 16:24 UTC
8 points
6 comments8 min readLW link

Cal­ling refer­ences: Ra­tional or ir­ra­tional?

PhilGoetz
28 Aug 2015 21:06 UTC
7 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

Scien­tific stud­ies and trust

NancyLebovitz
7 Aug 2015 16:44 UTC
7 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ity Com­pendium: Prin­ci­ple 1 - A ra­tio­nal agent, given its ca­pa­bil­ities and the situ­a­tion it is in, is one that thinks and acts optimally

ScottL
23 Aug 2015 8:01 UTC
7 points
28 comments10 min readLW link

Per­sonal story about benefits of Ra­tion­al­ity Dojo and shut­ting up and multiplying

Gleb_Tsipursky
26 Aug 2015 16:38 UTC
7 points
27 comments1 min readLW link

[Link] First al­most fully-formed hu­man [foe­tus] brain grown in lab, re­searchers claim

ESRogs
19 Aug 2015 6:37 UTC
7 points
40 comments1 min readLW link

Crazy Ideas Thread, Aug. 2015

polymathwannabe
11 Aug 2015 13:24 UTC
7 points
244 comments1 min readLW link

Open Thread—Aug 24 - Aug 30

Elo
24 Aug 2015 8:14 UTC
7 points
319 comments1 min readLW link

Stupid Ques­tions Au­gust 2015

Grothor
1 Aug 2015 23:08 UTC
7 points
131 comments1 min readLW link

In­te­gral vs differ­en­tial ethics, continued

Stuart_Armstrong
3 Aug 2015 13:25 UTC
6 points
18 comments1 min readLW link

Truth seek­ing as an op­ti­miza­tion process

ScottL
18 Aug 2015 11:03 UTC
6 points
0 comments8 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ity Quotes Thread Au­gust 2015

bbleeker
3 Aug 2015 9:50 UTC
6 points
226 comments1 min readLW link

The vir­tual AI within its vir­tual world

Stuart_Armstrong
24 Aug 2015 16:42 UTC
6 points
34 comments1 min readLW link

Au­gust 2015 Me­dia Thread

ArisKatsaris
1 Aug 2015 14:46 UTC
6 points
66 comments1 min readLW link

Self-con­fi­dence and status

[deleted]
23 Aug 2015 7:36 UTC
6 points
10 comments1 min readLW link