Sunday September 20, 12:00PM (PT) — talks by Eric Rogstad, Daniel Kokotajlo and more
This Sunday at 12pm (PT), we’re running another session of “lightning talks” by curated LessWrong authors (see here for previous weeks’ transcripts).
For the first hour, we will have a series of lightning talks each lasting about 5 minutes followed by discussion. The talks will be short and focus on presenting one core idea well, rather than rushing through a lot of content.
From 1PM to 2PM, we’ll have a hangout in breakout rooms. If you are not interested in the talks, feel free to just show up for this part (or the other way around).
We want to give top LessWrong writers an interesting space to discuss their ideas, and have more fruitful collaboration between users. Think of it like a cross between an academic colloquium and some friends chatting by a whiteboard.
If you’re a curated author and interested in giving a 5-min talk at a future event, which will then be transcribed and edited, sign up here.
Eric Rogstad: The AI Does Not Care about Your Atoms Either
Daniel Kokotajlo: Why GWP is a bad metric for thinking about timelines and takeoff speeds
When? Sunday September 20, 12:00PM (PT)