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Fact Posts: How and Why

sarahconstantin
2 Dec 2016 18:55 UTC
104 points
32 comments3 min readLW link

On the im­por­tance of Less Wrong, or an­other sin­gle con­ver­sa­tional locus

AnnaSalamon
27 Nov 2016 17:13 UTC
98 points
364 comments4 min readLW link

“Flinch­ing away from truth” is of­ten about *pro­tect­ing* the epistemology

AnnaSalamon
20 Dec 2016 18:39 UTC
93 points
55 comments7 min readLW link

The cor­rect re­sponse to un­cer­tainty is *not* half-speed

AnnaSalamon
15 Jan 2016 22:55 UTC
85 points
41 comments3 min readLW link

Re­quire con­tri­bu­tions in advance

Viliam
8 Feb 2016 12:55 UTC
61 points
27 comments7 min readLW link

[mod­er­a­tor ac­tion] The_Lion and The_Lion2 are banned

Viliam_Bur
30 Jan 2016 2:09 UTC
53 points
40 comments1 min readLW link

Unoffi­cial Canon on Ap­plied Rationality

ScottL
15 Feb 2016 13:03 UTC
48 points
32 comments23 min readLW link

Turn­ing the Tech­ni­cal Crank

Error
5 Apr 2016 5:36 UTC
46 points
134 comments6 min readLW link

Up­com­ing LW Changes

Vaniver
3 Feb 2016 5:34 UTC
46 points
106 comments3 min readLW link

Epistemic Effort

Raemon
29 Nov 2016 16:08 UTC
46 points
26 comments4 min readLW link

Be se­cretly wrong

Benquo
10 Dec 2016 7:06 UTC
44 points
46 comments3 min readLW link

The Brain Preser­va­tion Foun­da­tion’s Small Mam­malian Brain Prize won

gwern
9 Feb 2016 21:02 UTC
43 points
42 comments4 min readLW link

Why CFAR’s Mis­sion?

AnnaSalamon
2 Jan 2016 23:23 UTC
41 points
57 comments9 min readLW link

Is Caviar a Risk Fac­tor For Be­ing a Million­aire?

Anders_H
9 Dec 2016 16:27 UTC
40 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

What is up with car­bon diox­ide and cog­ni­tion? An offer

paulfchristiano
23 Apr 2016 17:47 UTC
40 points
46 comments2 min readLW link

A Re­turn to Discussion

sarahconstantin
27 Nov 2016 13:59 UTC
38 points
32 comments6 min readLW link

Buy­ing happiness

gjm
16 Jun 2016 17:08 UTC
38 points
34 comments4 min readLW link

A Se­cond Year of Spaced Rep­e­ti­tion Soft­ware in the Classroom

tanagrabeast
1 May 2016 22:14 UTC
38 points
29 comments21 min readLW link

Fur­ther dis­cus­sion of CFAR’s fo­cus on AI safety, and the good things folks wanted from “cause neu­tral­ity”

AnnaSalamon
12 Dec 2016 19:39 UTC
38 points
39 comments5 min readLW link

Mak­ing in­ten­tions con­crete—Trig­ger-Ac­tion Planning

Kaj_Sotala
1 Dec 2016 20:34 UTC
36 points
30 comments4 min readLW link

2016 LessWrong Di­as­pora Sur­vey Results

namespace
14 May 2016 17:38 UTC
34 points
22 comments3 min readLW link

How does per­son­al­ity vary across US cities?

JonahSinick
20 Dec 2016 8:00 UTC
34 points
16 comments6 min readLW link

Zom­bies Redacted

Eliezer Yudkowsky
2 Jul 2016 20:16 UTC
33 points
167 comments16 min readLW link

Do you want to be like Kuro5hin? Be­cause this is how you get to be like Kuro5hin.

Dentin
26 Aug 2016 15:32 UTC
33 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

The Ad­ven­ture: a new Utopia story

Stuart_Armstrong
25 Dec 2016 11:51 UTC
33 points
29 comments50 min readLW link

Anx­iety and Rationality

[deleted]
19 Jan 2016 18:30 UTC
32 points
31 comments4 min readLW link

Less­wrong 2016 Survey

Elo
30 Mar 2016 18:17 UTC
32 points
273 comments3 min readLW link

CFAR’s new fo­cus, and AI Safety

AnnaSalamon
3 Dec 2016 18:09 UTC
31 points
88 comments3 min readLW link

The Pyra­mid And The Garden

Scott Alexander
5 Nov 2016 6:03 UTC
31 points
6 comments7 min readLW link

2016 LessWrong Di­as­pora Sur­vey Anal­y­sis: Part Two (LessWrong Use, Suc­ces­sor­ship, Di­as­pora)

namespace
10 Jun 2016 19:40 UTC
30 points
12 comments10 min readLW link

The Web Browser is Not Your Client (But You Don’t Need To Know That)

Error
22 Apr 2016 0:12 UTC
29 points
47 comments7 min readLW link

Pre­dic­tion-based medicine (PBM)

ChristianKl
29 Dec 2016 22:49 UTC
29 points
13 comments4 min readLW link

Linkposts now live!

Vaniver
28 Sep 2016 15:13 UTC
27 points
25 comments1 min readLW link

The Sally-Anne fallacy

philh
11 Apr 2016 13:06 UTC
27 points
30 comments1 min readLW link

Re­cent up­dates to gw­ern.net (2015-2016)

gwern
26 Aug 2016 19:22 UTC
27 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

To con­tribute to AI safety, con­sider do­ing AI research

Vika
16 Jan 2016 20:42 UTC
26 points
39 comments2 min readLW link

Pos­i­tivity Thread :)

Viliam
8 Apr 2016 21:34 UTC
26 points
66 comments2 min readLW link

If we can’t lie to oth­ers, we will lie to ourselves

paulfchristiano
26 Nov 2016 22:29 UTC
25 points
24 comments1 min readLW link
(sideways-view.com)

The 12 Se­cond Rule (i.e. think be­fore an­swer­ing) and other Epistemic Norms

Raemon
5 Sep 2016 23:08 UTC
25 points
13 comments3 min readLW link

Notes on the Safety in Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence conference

UmamiSalami
1 Jul 2016 0:36 UTC
25 points
15 comments13 min readLW link

At­ten­tion! Fi­nan­cial scam tar­get­ing Less Wrong users

Viliam_Bur
14 May 2016 17:38 UTC
25 points
94 comments2 min readLW link

A Ra­tion­al­ist Guide to OkCupid

Jacobian
3 Feb 2016 20:50 UTC
25 points
67 comments1 min readLW link

A Med­i­cal Mys­tery: Thy­roid Hor­mones, Chronic Fa­tigue and Fibromyalgia

johnlawrenceaspden
14 Feb 2016 13:14 UTC
25 points
161 comments23 min readLW link

Re­vi­tal­iz­ing Less Wrong seems like a lost pur­pose, but here are some other ideas

John_Maxwell
12 Jun 2016 7:38 UTC
24 points
34 comments6 min readLW link

Di­as­pora roundup thread, 15th June 2016

philh
15 Jun 2016 9:36 UTC
24 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

Hedge drift and ad­vanced motte-and-bailey

Stefan_Schubert
1 May 2016 14:45 UTC
24 points
8 comments2 min readLW link

The Pink Sparkly Ball Thing (Use unique, non-ob­vi­ous terms for nu­anced con­cepts)

MalcolmOcean
20 Feb 2016 23:25 UTC
24 points
14 comments5 min readLW link

Astro­biol­ogy, Astron­omy, and the Fermi Para­dox II: Space & Time Revisited

CellBioGuy
10 Mar 2016 5:19 UTC
23 points
35 comments1 min readLW link

Google Deep­mind and FHI col­lab­o­rate to pre­sent re­search at UAI 2016

Stuart_Armstrong
9 Jun 2016 18:08 UTC
23 points
11 comments2 min readLW link

A quick note on weird­ness points and Sols­tices [And also ran­dom other Sols­tice dis­cus­sion]

Raemon
21 Dec 2016 17:29 UTC
23 points
85 comments1 min readLW link