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AlphaGo Zero and the Foom Debate

Eliezer Yudkowsky
21 Oct 2017 2:18 UTC
270 points
14 comments3 min readLW link

There’s No Fire Alarm for Ar­tifi­cial Gen­eral Intelligence

Eliezer Yudkowsky
13 Oct 2017 21:38 UTC
257 points
61 comments25 min readLW link

Hero Licensing

Eliezer Yudkowsky
21 Nov 2017 21:13 UTC
236 points
78 comments52 min readLW link

Good­hart Taxonomy

Scott Garrabrant
30 Dec 2017 16:38 UTC
185 points
30 comments10 min readLW link

Sun­set at Noon

Raemon
29 Nov 2017 14:52 UTC
179 points
18 comments17 min readLW link

Moloch’s Toolbox (1/​2)

Eliezer Yudkowsky
4 Nov 2017 21:46 UTC
166 points
63 comments33 min readLW link

Slack

Zvi
30 Sep 2017 11:10 UTC
163 points
65 comments4 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

An­nounc­ing the AI Align­ment Prize

cousin_it
3 Nov 2017 15:47 UTC
155 points
78 comments1 min readLW link

Up­dates from Boston

evolution-is-just-a-theorem
5 Dec 2017 17:22 UTC
151 points
26 comments3 min readLW link

An Equil­ibrium of No Free Energy

Eliezer Yudkowsky
31 Oct 2017 21:27 UTC
145 points
46 comments27 min readLW link

Inad­e­quacy and Modesty

Eliezer Yudkowsky
28 Oct 2017 21:51 UTC
143 points
79 comments18 min readLW link

The Coper­ni­can Revolu­tion from the Inside

jacobjacob
1 Nov 2017 10:51 UTC
141 points
43 comments19 min readLW link

Moloch’s Toolbox (2/​2)

Eliezer Yudkowsky
7 Nov 2017 1:58 UTC
141 points
52 comments24 min readLW link

More Dakka

Zvi
2 Dec 2017 13:10 UTC
134 points
21 comments13 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Liv­ing in an Inad­e­quate World

Eliezer Yudkowsky
9 Nov 2017 21:23 UTC
121 points
48 comments20 min readLW link

Melt­ing Gold, and Or­ga­ni­za­tional Capacity

Raemon
11 Dec 2017 19:16 UTC
121 points
21 comments5 min readLW link

In the pres­ence of dis­in­for­ma­tion, col­lec­tive episte­mol­ogy re­quires lo­cal modeling

jessicata
15 Dec 2017 9:54 UTC
116 points
37 comments5 min readLW link

Dou­ble Crux — A Strat­egy for Re­solv­ing Disagreement

Duncan_Sabien
2 Jan 2017 4:37 UTC
112 points
104 comments12 min readLW link

Cash trans­fers are not nec­es­sar­ily wealth transfers

Benquo
1 Dec 2017 10:10 UTC
110 points
36 comments11 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Writ­ing That Pro­vokes Comments

Raemon
4 Oct 2017 2:48 UTC
107 points
38 comments4 min readLW link

Se­cu­rity Mind­set and Or­di­nary Paranoia

Eliezer Yudkowsky
25 Nov 2017 17:53 UTC
104 points
21 comments29 min readLW link

The Typ­i­cal Sex Life Fallacy

ozymandias
7 Oct 2017 21:48 UTC
103 points
293 comments5 min readLW link

The Craft & The Com­mu­nity—A Post-Mortem & Resurrection

bendini
2 Nov 2017 3:45 UTC
103 points
107 comments68 min readLW link

Seek Fair Ex­pec­ta­tions of Others’ Models

Zvi
17 Oct 2017 14:30 UTC
101 points
17 comments9 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Com­pet­i­tive Truth-Seeking

SatvikBeri
1 Nov 2017 12:06 UTC
101 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Se­cu­rity Mind­set and the Lo­gis­tic Suc­cess Curve

Eliezer Yudkowsky
26 Nov 2017 15:58 UTC
98 points
45 comments20 min readLW link

Writ­ing Down Conversations

Raemon
28 Dec 2017 22:08 UTC
95 points
13 comments2 min readLW link

Differ­ent Worlds

Scott Alexander
3 Oct 2017 4:10 UTC
92 points
16 comments14 min readLW link
(slatestarcodex.com)

Yud­kowsky on AGI ethics

Rob Bensinger
19 Oct 2017 23:13 UTC
88 points
5 comments2 min readLW link

Pro­duc­tivity: Work­ing to­wards a sum­mary of what we know

adamzerner
9 Nov 2017 22:04 UTC
88 points
19 comments26 min readLW link

‘X is not about Y’ is not about psychology

abramdemski
11 Nov 2017 2:22 UTC
88 points
12 comments3 min readLW link

Out to Get You

Zvi
23 Sep 2017 10:50 UTC
86 points
9 comments6 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Lead­ers of Men

Zvi
29 Oct 2017 18:10 UTC
85 points
15 comments2 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Gears Level & Policy Level

abramdemski
24 Nov 2017 7:17 UTC
85 points
8 comments7 min readLW link

Sab­bath hard and go home

Benquo
27 Sep 2017 7:49 UTC
82 points
16 comments5 min readLW link

Sta­tus Reg­u­la­tion and Anx­ious Underconfidence

Eliezer Yudkowsky
16 Nov 2017 19:35 UTC
82 points
10 comments21 min readLW link

Ci­vil­ity Is Never Neutral

ozymandias
22 Nov 2017 16:54 UTC
81 points
15 comments4 min readLW link

Im­prove­ment Without Superstition

Zachary Jacobi
16 Dec 2017 20:01 UTC
80 points
10 comments6 min readLW link

The Right to be Wrong

sarahconstantin
28 Nov 2017 23:43 UTC
76 points
9 comments6 min readLW link

2017 AI Safety Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Com­par­i­son

Larks
24 Dec 2017 18:52 UTC
75 points
5 comments23 min readLW link

The An­thropic Prin­ci­ple: Five Short Examples

Optimization Process
26 Sep 2017 22:35 UTC
74 points
13 comments5 min readLW link

Zero­ing Out

Zvi
5 Nov 2017 16:10 UTC
74 points
8 comments4 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

The Dar­win Results

Zvi
25 Nov 2017 13:30 UTC
74 points
10 comments5 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Against the Lin­ear Utility Hy­poth­e­sis and the Lev­er­age Penalty

AlexMennen
14 Dec 2017 18:38 UTC
73 points
47 comments11 min readLW link

Effec­tive al­tru­ism is self-recommending

Benquo
21 Apr 2017 18:37 UTC
71 points
68 comments27 min readLW link

Blind Empiricism

Eliezer Yudkowsky
12 Nov 2017 22:07 UTC
71 points
16 comments14 min readLW link

Modesty and di­ver­sity: a con­crete suggestion

[deleted]
8 Nov 2017 20:42 UTC
70 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Notes From an Apocalypse

Toggle
22 Sep 2017 5:10 UTC
69 points
25 comments14 min readLW link

Against Modest Epistemology

Eliezer Yudkowsky
14 Nov 2017 20:40 UTC
69 points
48 comments15 min readLW link

Against In­di­vi­d­ual IQ Worries

Scott Alexander
28 Sep 2017 17:12 UTC
68 points
8 comments8 min readLW link