Agency: What it is and why it matters

Thoughts on Corrigibility

Late 2021 MIRI Conversations

Epistemic Cookbook for Alignment

Transformative AI and Compute

AI Safety Subprojects


The Most Important Century

Framing Practicum

Rationality in Research

AI Defense in Depth: A Layman’s Guide

Modeling Transformative AI Risk (MTAIR)

Practical Guide to Anthropics

The Causes of Power-seeking and Instrumental Convergence

2021 Less Wrong Darwin Game

Finite Factored Sets

Comprehensive Information Gatherings

Anthropic Decision Theory

Reviews for the Alignment Forum

Notes on Virtues

Participating in a Covid-19 Vaccination Trial

Predictions & Self-awareness

Pointing at Normativity

Counterfactual Planning

AI Alignment Unwrapped

AI Timelines

Pseudorandomness Contest


Cryonics Signup Guide

Takeoff and Takeover in the Past and Future

Forecasting Newsletter

Sunzi’s《Methods of War》

COVID-19 Updates and Analysis

Deconfusing Goal-Directedness

2020 Less Wrong Darwin Game

Quantitative Finance

Factored Cognition


Zen and Rationality

Staying Sane While Taking Ideas Seriously

Naturalized Induction

What You Can and Can’t Learn from Games

Short Stories

Toying With Goal-Directedness

Against Rationalization II

Consequences of Logical Induction

Through the Haskell Jungle


Subagents and impact measures

Gears Which Turn The World

The LessWrong Review

If I were a well-intentioned AI...

Immoral Mazes

Moral uncertainty

Understanding Machine Learning


Gears of Aging

Map and Territory Cross-Posts

Phenomenological AI Alignment

Changing your Mind With Memory Reconsolidation

base-line to enlightenment—the physical route to better

Partial Agency

Concept Safety

AI Alignment Writing Day 2019

Novum Organum

Logical Counterfactuals and Proposition graphs

AI Alignment Writing Day 2018

Daily Insights

Keep your beliefs cruxy and your frames explicit

Model Comparison

Reframing Impact

Alternate Alignment Ideas

Concepts in formal epistemology

So You Want To Colonize The Universe

Mechanism Design

Decision Analysis


Positivism and Self Deception

Kickstarter for Coordinated Action

Prediction-Driven Collaborative Reasoning Systems

Assorted Maths

Multiagent Models of Mind

Open Threads

Keith Stanovich: What Intelligence Tests Miss

Filtered Evidence, Filtered Arguments


Fixed Points


Quantum Physics

Fun Theory

Ethical Injunctions

Alignment Newsletter

Share Models, Not Beliefs

Voting Theory Primer for Rationalists

Becoming Stronger

Hufflepuff Cynicism

Tensions in Truthseeking

Murphy’s Quest


Project Hufflepuff

Instrumental Rationality

Philosophy Corner

Rational Ritual

The Darwin Game

Drawing Less Wrong