Anti-so­cial Punishment

Martin Sustrik27 Sep 2018 7:08 UTC
303 points
66 comments6 min readLW link3 reviews

The Pavlov Strategy

sarahconstantin20 Dec 2018 16:20 UTC
247 points
13 comments4 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

A vot­ing the­ory primer for rationalists

Jameson Quinn12 Apr 2018 15:15 UTC
229 points
98 comments17 min readLW link2 reviews

Ar­bital postmortem

alexei30 Jan 2018 13:48 UTC
227 points
110 comments19 min readLW link

The In­tel­li­gent So­cial Web

Valentine22 Feb 2018 18:55 UTC
226 points
112 comments12 min readLW link2 reviews

My at­tempt to ex­plain Look­ing, in­sight med­i­ta­tion, and en­light­en­ment in non-mys­te­ri­ous terms

Kaj_Sotala8 Mar 2018 7:37 UTC
222 points
135 comments17 min readLW link2 reviews

Embed­ded Agents

29 Oct 2018 19:53 UTC
222 points
41 comments1 min readLW link2 reviews

The Rocket Align­ment Problem

Eliezer Yudkowsky4 Oct 2018 0:38 UTC
217 points
41 comments15 min readLW link2 reviews

A LessWrong Crypto Autopsy

Scott Alexander28 Jan 2018 9:01 UTC
216 points
129 comments4 min readLW link4 reviews

Notic­ing the Taste of Lotus

Valentine27 Apr 2018 20:05 UTC
203 points
81 comments3 min readLW link3 reviews

Babble

alkjash10 Jan 2018 21:56 UTC
200 points
32 comments5 min readLW link2 reviews
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

A Sketch of Good Communication

Ben Pace31 Mar 2018 22:48 UTC
198 points
35 comments3 min readLW link1 review

Spaghetti Towers

eukaryote22 Dec 2018 5:29 UTC
196 points
35 comments3 min readLW link1 review
(eukaryotewritesblog.com)

Lo­cal Val­idity as a Key to San­ity and Civilization

Eliezer Yudkowsky7 Apr 2018 4:25 UTC
194 points
67 comments13 min readLW link5 reviews

The Costly Co­or­di­na­tion Mechanism of Com­mon Knowledge

Ben Pace15 Mar 2018 20:20 UTC
194 points
31 comments19 min readLW link2 reviews

Norms of Mem­ber­ship for Vol­un­tary Groups

sarahconstantin11 Dec 2018 22:10 UTC
192 points
10 comments7 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

2018 AI Align­ment Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks18 Dec 2018 4:46 UTC
190 points
26 comments62 min readLW link1 review

Is Click­bait De­stroy­ing Our Gen­eral In­tel­li­gence?

Eliezer Yudkowsky16 Nov 2018 23:06 UTC
189 points
65 comments5 min readLW link2 reviews

Un­rol­ling so­cial metacog­ni­tion: Three lev­els of meta are not enough.

Academian25 Aug 2018 12:00 UTC
188 points
44 comments7 min readLW link1 review

Act of Charity

jessicata17 Nov 2018 5:19 UTC
186 points
49 comments8 min readLW link1 review

“Cheat to Win”: Eng­ineer­ing Pos­i­tive So­cial Feedback

sarahconstantin5 Feb 2018 23:16 UTC
185 points
36 comments2 min readLW link

Inad­e­quate Equil­ibria vs. Gover­nance of the Commons

Martin Sustrik25 May 2018 13:17 UTC
184 points
17 comments14 min readLW link2 reviews

Real­ism about rationality

Richard_Ngo16 Sep 2018 10:46 UTC
184 points
146 comments4 min readLW link3 reviews
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

Embed­ded Agency (full-text ver­sion)

15 Nov 2018 19:49 UTC
181 points
17 comments54 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ist Com­mu­nity Hub in Moscow: 3 Years Retrospective

berekuk25 Aug 2018 0:28 UTC
171 points
23 comments16 min readLW link

The Loud­est Alarm Is Prob­a­bly False

orthonormal2 Jan 2018 16:38 UTC
171 points
28 comments2 min readLW link1 review

Tran­shu­man­ism as Sim­plified Humanism

Eliezer Yudkowsky5 Dec 2018 20:12 UTC
170 points
34 comments5 min readLW link

De­cou­pling vs Con­tex­tu­al­is­ing Norms

Chris_Leong14 May 2018 22:44 UTC
166 points
51 comments2 min readLW link3 reviews

Toolbox-think­ing and Law-thinking

Eliezer Yudkowsky31 May 2018 21:28 UTC
165 points
49 comments12 min readLW link

Some cruxes on im­pact­ful al­ter­na­tives to AI policy work

Richard_Ngo10 Oct 2018 13:35 UTC
165 points
13 comments12 min readLW link

Pre­dic­tion Mar­kets: When Do They Work?

Zvi26 Jul 2018 12:30 UTC
162 points
17 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

In­cor­rect hy­pothe­ses point to cor­rect observations

Kaj_Sotala20 Nov 2018 21:10 UTC
160 points
37 comments4 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

An Un­trol­lable Math­e­mat­i­cian Illustrated

abramdemski20 Mar 2018 0:00 UTC
157 points
38 comments1 min readLW link1 review

The Tails Com­ing Apart As Me­taphor For Life

Scott Alexander25 Sep 2018 19:10 UTC
155 points
38 comments7 min readLW link4 reviews
(slatestarcodex.com)

Be­ing a Ro­bust Agent

Raemon18 Oct 2018 7:00 UTC
149 points
32 comments7 min readLW link2 reviews

Prob­lem Solv­ing with Mazes and Crayon

johnswentworth19 Jun 2018 6:15 UTC
149 points
28 comments7 min readLW link

Oops on Com­mod­ity Prices

sarahconstantin10 Jun 2018 15:40 UTC
148 points
8 comments2 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Ter­ror­ism, Tylenol, and dan­ger­ous information

Davis_Kingsley12 May 2018 10:20 UTC
145 points
46 comments3 min readLW link

Ex­pres­sive Vocabulary

Alicorn24 May 2018 6:59 UTC
143 points
71 comments5 min readLW link1 review

Strate­gies for Per­sonal Growth

Raemon28 Jul 2018 18:27 UTC
142 points
27 comments4 min readLW link

His­tor­i­cal math­e­mat­i­ci­ans ex­hibit a birth or­der effect too

Eli Tyre21 Aug 2018 1:52 UTC
141 points
19 comments6 min readLW link2 reviews

Meta-Hon­esty: Firm­ing Up Hon­esty Around Its Edge-Cases

Eliezer Yudkowsky29 May 2018 0:59 UTC
134 points
152 comments27 min readLW link4 reviews

Con­trite Strate­gies and The Need For Standards

sarahconstantin24 Dec 2018 18:30 UTC
131 points
5 comments4 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Co­her­ence ar­gu­ments do not en­tail goal-di­rected behavior

Rohin Shah3 Dec 2018 3:26 UTC
129 points
69 comments7 min readLW link3 reviews

On Do­ing the Improbable

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Oct 2018 20:09 UTC
128 points
36 comments1 min readLW link1 review

Ro­bust­ness to Scale

Scott Garrabrant21 Feb 2018 22:55 UTC
128 points
23 comments2 min readLW link1 review

Mak­ing your­self small

Helen8 Mar 2018 14:26 UTC
127 points
54 comments11 min readLW link

Paul’s re­search agenda FAQ

zhukeepa1 Jul 2018 6:25 UTC
126 points
74 comments19 min readLW link1 review

Is Science Slow­ing Down?

Scott Alexander27 Nov 2018 3:30 UTC
126 points
77 comments9 min readLW link1 review
(slatestarcodex.com)

Beyond Astro­nom­i­cal Waste

Wei Dai7 Jun 2018 21:04 UTC
125 points
41 comments3 min readLW link