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[Question] What are some trig­gers that prompt you to do a Fermi es­ti­mate, or to pull up a spread­sheet and make a sim­ple/​rough quan­ti­ta­tive model?

Eli Tyre25 Jul 2021 6:47 UTC
9 points
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[Question] What is the net effect of memes that call out the huge im­pact of big play­ers in cli­mate change?

hookdump23 Jul 2021 2:46 UTC
7 points
5 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] ($1000 bounty) How effec­tive are marginal vac­cine doses against the covid delta var­i­ant?

jacobjacob22 Jul 2021 1:26 UTC
101 points
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[Question] Jay­ne­sian in­ter­pre­ta­tion—How does “es­ti­mat­ing prob­a­bil­ities” make sense?

Haziq Muhammad21 Jul 2021 21:36 UTC
2 points
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[Question] Why is Kleros val­ued so low?

ChristianKl21 Jul 2021 13:50 UTC
12 points
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[Question] Is there a rea­son­able read­ing ac­cord­ing to which Baric, Shi et al 2015 isn’t gain-of-func­tion re­search?

ChristianKl21 Jul 2021 8:19 UTC
29 points
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[Question] Work on Bayesian fit­ting of AI trends of perfor­mance?

Jsevillamol19 Jul 2021 18:45 UTC
3 points
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[Question] Any tax­onomies of con­scious ex­pe­rience?

JohnDavidBustard18 Jul 2021 18:28 UTC
6 points
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[Question] Equiv­a­lent of In­for­ma­tion The­ory but for Com­pu­ta­tion?

Jemist17 Jul 2021 9:38 UTC
5 points
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[Question] What are some ex­am­ples from his­tory where a sci­en­tific the­ory pre­dicted a sig­nifi­cant ex­per­i­men­tal ob­ser­va­tion in ad­vance?

Insub17 Jul 2021 5:39 UTC
7 points
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[Question] What will the twen­ties look like if AGI is 30 years away?

Daniel Kokotajlo13 Jul 2021 8:14 UTC
29 points
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[Question] Ex­plo­ra­tive Ques­tions to­wards Ar­gu­men­ta­tion + GitHub

cod3d13 Jul 2021 6:01 UTC
1 point
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[Question] Ideal Col­lege Ed­u­ca­tion for an Aspiring Ra­tion­al­ist?

Collisteru13 Jul 2021 1:39 UTC
6 points
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[Question] What would it look like if it looked like AGI was very near?

Bjartur Tómas12 Jul 2021 15:22 UTC
48 points
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[Question] How to make more peo­ple in­ter­ested in ra­tio­nal­ity?

mukashi11 Jul 2021 2:30 UTC
0 points
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[Question] Will the US have more than 100,000 new daily COVID-19 cases be­fore Jan­uary 1, 2022?

Annapurna10 Jul 2021 14:01 UTC
5 points
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[Question] For re­duc­ing caf­feine de­pen­dence, does daily max­i­mum mat­ter more, or does to­tal daily in­take mat­ter more?

Maxwell Peterson9 Jul 2021 15:40 UTC
14 points
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[Question] Con­se­quences of Bayesian Episte­mol­ogy?

Benjamin Hendricks6 Jul 2021 20:05 UTC
5 points
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[Question] Ra­tion­al­ity Yel­low Belt Test Ques­tions?

moridinamael6 Jul 2021 18:15 UTC
18 points
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[Question] Is keep­ing AI “in the box” dur­ing train­ing enough?

tgb6 Jul 2021 15:17 UTC
7 points
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