Mak­ing Vaccine

johnswentworth3 Feb 2021 20:24 UTC
553 points
247 comments6 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ism be­fore the Sequences

Eric Raymond30 Mar 2021 14:04 UTC
508 points
80 comments10 min readLW link

Bets, Bonds, and Kindergarteners

jefftk3 Jan 2021 21:20 UTC
380 points
31 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

What 2026 looks like

Daniel Kokotajlo6 Aug 2021 16:14 UTC
326 points
67 comments16 min readLW link

Dis­cus­sion with Eliezer Yud­kowsky on AGI interventions

11 Nov 2021 3:01 UTC
326 points
256 comments34 min readLW link

How To Write Quickly While Main­tain­ing Epistemic Rigor

johnswentworth28 Aug 2021 17:52 UTC
320 points
27 comments4 min readLW link

How To Get Into In­de­pen­dent Re­search On Align­ment/​Agency

johnswentworth19 Nov 2021 0:00 UTC
306 points
31 comments13 min readLW link

There’s no such thing as a tree (phy­lo­ge­net­i­cally)

eukaryote3 May 2021 3:47 UTC
304 points
50 comments7 min readLW link
(eukaryotewritesblog.com)

Ta­boo “Out­side View”

Daniel Kokotajlo17 Jun 2021 9:36 UTC
301 points
25 comments8 min readLW link

Fea­ture Selection

Zack_M_Davis1 Nov 2021 0:22 UTC
291 points
22 comments16 min readLW link

LessWrong is pro­vid­ing feed­back and proofread­ing on drafts as a service

Ruby7 Sep 2021 1:33 UTC
286 points
51 comments3 min readLW link

Leaky Del­e­ga­tion: You are not a Commodity

Darmani25 Jan 2021 2:04 UTC
283 points
33 comments15 min readLW link

An Un­ex­pected Vic­tory: Con­tainer Stack­ing at the Port of Long Beach

Zvi28 Oct 2021 14:40 UTC
279 points
40 comments9 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Self-In­tegrity and the Drown­ing Child

Eliezer Yudkowsky24 Oct 2021 20:57 UTC
269 points
77 comments5 min readLW link

“PR” is cor­ro­sive; “rep­u­ta­tion” is not.

AnnaSalamon14 Feb 2021 3:32 UTC
267 points
89 comments2 min readLW link

Les­sons I’ve Learned from Self-Teaching

TurnTrout23 Jan 2021 19:00 UTC
263 points
69 comments9 min readLW link

Omicron Var­i­ant Post #1: We’re F***ed, It’s Never Over

Zvi26 Nov 2021 19:00 UTC
260 points
96 comments18 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Effi­cien­tZero: How It Works

1a3orn26 Nov 2021 15:17 UTC
258 points
42 comments29 min readLW link

Frame Control

Aella27 Nov 2021 22:59 UTC
258 points
268 comments23 min readLW link

Poli­tics is way too meta

Rob Bensinger17 Mar 2021 7:04 UTC
253 points
45 comments11 min readLW link

Lies, Damn Lies, and Fabri­cated Options

Duncan_Sabien17 Oct 2021 2:47 UTC
252 points
122 comments13 min readLW link

Omicron: My Cur­rent Model

Zvi28 Dec 2021 17:10 UTC
246 points
73 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Deep­Mind: Gen­er­ally ca­pa­ble agents emerge from open-ended play

Daniel Kokotajlo27 Jul 2021 14:19 UTC
245 points
53 comments2 min readLW link
(deepmind.com)

Seven Years of Spaced Rep­e­ti­tion Soft­ware in the Classroom

tanagrabeast4 Mar 2021 2:42 UTC
243 points
37 comments34 min readLW link

The LessWrong Team is now Light­cone In­fras­truc­ture, come work with us!

habryka1 Oct 2021 1:20 UTC
243 points
73 comments4 min readLW link

Your Dog is Even Smarter Than You Think

StyleOfDog1 May 2021 5:16 UTC
240 points
105 comments9 min readLW link

RadVac Com­mer­cial An­ti­body Test Results

johnswentworth26 Feb 2021 18:04 UTC
239 points
29 comments3 min readLW link

Visi­ble Thoughts Pro­ject and Bounty Announcement

So8res30 Nov 2021 0:19 UTC
239 points
104 comments13 min readLW link

In­ten­tion­ally Mak­ing Close Friends

Neel Nanda27 Jun 2021 23:06 UTC
237 points
27 comments18 min readLW link
(www.neelnanda.io)

Core Path­ways of Aging

johnswentworth28 Mar 2021 0:31 UTC
235 points
107 comments22 min readLW link

Ngo and Yud­kowsky on al­ign­ment difficulty

15 Nov 2021 20:31 UTC
231 points
143 comments99 min readLW link

Science in a High-Di­men­sional World

johnswentworth8 Jan 2021 17:52 UTC
228 points
49 comments7 min readLW link

Zoe Curzi’s Ex­pe­rience with Lev­er­age Research

Ilverin13 Oct 2021 4:44 UTC
228 points
263 comments1 min readLW link
(medium.com)

Your Cheer­ful Price

Eliezer Yudkowsky13 Feb 2021 5:41 UTC
227 points
76 comments17 min readLW link

A whirlwind tour of Ethereum finance

cata2 Mar 2021 9:36 UTC
227 points
53 comments11 min readLW link

A Brief In­tro­duc­tion to Con­tainer Logistics

Vitor11 Nov 2021 15:58 UTC
222 points
19 comments11 min readLW link

larger lan­guage mod­els may dis­ap­point you [or, an eter­nally un­finished draft]

nostalgebraist26 Nov 2021 23:08 UTC
221 points
28 comments31 min readLW link

Dark Matters

Diffractor14 Mar 2021 23:36 UTC
220 points
24 comments15 min readLW link

Where do your eyes go?

alkjash19 Sep 2021 22:43 UTC
220 points
24 comments14 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

A non-mag­i­cal ex­pla­na­tion of Jeffrey Epstein

lc28 Dec 2021 21:15 UTC
214 points
51 comments15 min readLW link

The Plan

johnswentworth10 Dec 2021 23:41 UTC
213 points
77 comments14 min readLW link

Long Covid Is Not Ne­c­es­sar­ily Your Biggest Problem

Elizabeth1 Sep 2021 7:20 UTC
205 points
40 comments10 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Notes from “Don’t Shoot the Dog”

juliawise2 Apr 2021 16:34 UTC
204 points
10 comments12 min readLW link

Another (outer) al­ign­ment failure story

paulfchristiano7 Apr 2021 20:12 UTC
203 points
37 comments12 min readLW link

At­tempted Gears Anal­y­sis of AGI In­ter­ven­tion Dis­cus­sion With Eliezer

Zvi15 Nov 2021 3:50 UTC
203 points
48 comments16 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Grav­ity Turn

alkjash16 Aug 2021 19:20 UTC
201 points
20 comments5 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Precognition

jasoncrawford14 Jun 2021 0:38 UTC
198 points
34 comments2 min readLW link
(jasoncrawford.org)

Con­cen­tra­tion of Force

Duncan_Sabien6 Nov 2021 8:20 UTC
198 points
21 comments12 min readLW link

Com­mon knowl­edge about Lev­er­age Re­search 1.0

BayAreaHuman24 Sep 2021 6:56 UTC
196 points
218 comments5 min readLW link

Work­ing With Monsters

johnswentworth20 Jul 2021 15:23 UTC
195 points
54 comments5 min readLW link