The Library of Scott Alexandria

Rob Bensinger
14 Sep 2015 1:38 UTC
73 points
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Car­diol­o­gists and Chi­nese Robbers

Scott Alexander
16 Sep 2015 19:00 UTC
63 points
3 comments6 min readLW link

How To Win The AI Box Ex­per­i­ment (Some­times)

pinkgothic
12 Sep 2015 12:34 UTC
30 points
21 comments22 min readLW link

Flow­sheet Logic and Note­card Logic

moridinamael
9 Sep 2015 16:42 UTC
29 points
28 comments3 min readLW link

The Temp­ta­tion to Bubble

gressettd
23 Sep 2015 23:34 UTC
27 points
29 comments5 min readLW link

Find some­one to talk to thread

hg00
26 Sep 2015 22:24 UTC
22 points
21 comments4 min readLW link

Less­wrong real time chat

Elo
4 Sep 2015 2:29 UTC
20 points
14 comments2 min readLW link

Prob­a­bil­ities Small Enough To Ig­nore: An at­tack on Pas­cal’s Mugging

Kaj_Sotala
16 Sep 2015 10:45 UTC
20 points
176 comments5 min readLW link

Rudi­men­tary Cat­e­go­riza­tion of Less Wrong Topics

ScottL
5 Sep 2015 7:32 UTC
19 points
5 comments49 min readLW link

“An­nounc­ing” the “Longevity for All” Short Movie Prize

infotropism
11 Sep 2015 13:44 UTC
19 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

A toy model of the con­trol problem

Stuart_Armstrong
16 Sep 2015 14:59 UTC
19 points
24 comments3 min readLW link

One model of un­der­stand­ing in­de­pen­dent differ­ences in sen­sory perception

Elo
20 Sep 2015 21:32 UTC
17 points
23 comments9 min readLW link

Film about Stanis­lav Petrov

matheist
10 Sep 2015 18:43 UTC
16 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Happy Petrov Day

Eneasz
26 Sep 2015 15:41 UTC
15 points
25 comments1 min readLW link

mak­ing notes—an in­stru­men­tal ra­tio­nal­ity pro­cess.

Elo
5 Sep 2015 22:51 UTC
14 points
20 comments7 min readLW link

Ul­ti­ma­tums in the Territory

MalcolmOcean
28 Sep 2015 22:01 UTC
14 points
23 comments7 min readLW link

Notes on Ac­tu­ally Trying

AspiringRationalist
23 Sep 2015 2:53 UTC
13 points
9 comments3 min readLW link

Ex­am­ples of growth mind­set or prac­tice in fiction

Swimmer963
28 Sep 2015 21:47 UTC
13 points
33 comments2 min readLW link

Yud­kowsky, Thiel, de Grey, Vas­sar panel on chang­ing the world

NancyLebovitz
1 Sep 2015 15:57 UTC
12 points
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Ac­tu­ally ex­ist­ing pre­dic­tion mar­kets?

Douglas_Knight
2 Sep 2015 22:24 UTC
11 points
20 comments2 min readLW link

Typ­i­cal Sneer Fallacy

calef
1 Sep 2015 3:13 UTC
10 points
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Poli­ti­cal De­bi­as­ing and the Poli­ti­cal Bias Test

Stefan_Schubert
11 Sep 2015 19:04 UTC
10 points
48 comments2 min readLW link

Dry Ice Cry­on­ics- Pre­limi­nary Thoughts

Fluttershy
28 Sep 2015 7:00 UTC
10 points
9 comments6 min readLW link

Me­dian util­ity rather than mean?

Stuart_Armstrong
8 Sep 2015 16:35 UTC
9 points
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[Link] 2015 modafinil user survey

gwern
26 Sep 2015 17:28 UTC
9 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

FAI and the In­for­ma­tion The­ory of Pleasure

johnsonmx
8 Sep 2015 21:16 UTC
8 points
19 comments4 min readLW link

[LINK] Deep Learn­ing Ma­chine Teaches It­self Chess in 72 Hours

ESRogs
14 Sep 2015 19:38 UTC
8 points
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Help me test out my Bayes Academy game

Kaj_Sotala
22 Sep 2015 20:02 UTC
8 points
17 comments1 min readLW link

What is your ra­tio­nal­ist back­story?

adamzerner
25 Sep 2015 1:25 UTC
8 points
39 comments1 min readLW link

[LINK] Vladimir Slep­nev talks about log­i­cal counterfactuals

Squark
3 Sep 2015 18:29 UTC
7 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Use­ful Wiki and spe­cial pages

ScottL
13 Sep 2015 4:33 UTC
7 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

The sub­agent prob­lem is re­ally hard

Stuart_Armstrong
18 Sep 2015 13:06 UTC
7 points
9 comments2 min readLW link

Match­ing dona­tion funds and the prob­lem of illu­sory match­ing

Stefan_Schubert
18 Sep 2015 20:05 UTC
7 points
4 comments3 min readLW link

Kant’s Multiplication

Vamair0
19 Sep 2015 14:25 UTC
7 points
6 comments3 min readLW link

[Link] Ra­tion­al­ity-in­formed ap­proaches in the me­dia

Gleb_Tsipursky
5 Sep 2015 16:09 UTC
6 points
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What is the best way to de­velop a strong sense of hav­ing some­thing to protect

ChristianKl
6 Sep 2015 21:37 UTC
6 points
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Re­duc­ing Catas­trophic Risks, A Prac­ti­cal Introduction

RyanCarey
9 Sep 2015 22:39 UTC
6 points
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Ra­tion­al­ity Read­ing Group: Part I: See­ing with Fresh Eyes

Gram_Stone
9 Sep 2015 23:40 UTC
6 points
0 comments3 min readLW link

Dooms­day Ar­gu­ment Map

turchin
14 Sep 2015 15:04 UTC
6 points
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[Link] Marek Rosa: An­nounc­ing GoodAI

Gunnar_Zarncke
14 Sep 2015 21:48 UTC
6 points
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Ideas for ra­tio­nal­ity slo­gans?

Gleb_Tsipursky
19 Sep 2015 23:32 UTC
6 points
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In­stru­men­tal Ra­tion­al­ity Ques­tions Thread

AspiringRationalist
27 Sep 2015 21:22 UTC
6 points
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Chat­bots or set an­swers, not WBEs

Stuart_Armstrong
8 Sep 2015 17:17 UTC
5 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

A coura­geous story of brain preser­va­tion, “Dy­ing Young” by Amy Har­mon, The New York Times

oge
15 Sep 2015 2:38 UTC
5 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

Publi­ca­tion on for­mal­iz­ing prefer­ence util­i­tar­i­anism in phys­i­cal world models

Caspar42
22 Sep 2015 16:46 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

The ap­pli­ca­tion of the sec­re­tary prob­lem to real life dating

Elo
29 Sep 2015 22:28 UTC
5 points
48 comments6 min readLW link

Septem­ber 2015 Me­dia Thread

ArisKatsaris
1 Sep 2015 22:42 UTC
4 points
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Brag­ging thread Septem­ber 2015

polymathwannabe
2 Sep 2015 18:24 UTC
4 points
32 comments1 min readLW link

Stupid Ques­tions Septem­ber 2015

polymathwannabe
2 Sep 2015 18:26 UTC
4 points
175 comments1 min readLW link

Open thread 7th septem­ber − 13th september

Elo
6 Sep 2015 22:27 UTC
4 points
147 comments1 min readLW link