Eliezer Yudkowsky Facts

  • Eliezer Yud­kowsky was once at­tacked by a Moe­bius strip. He beat it to death with the other side, non-vi­o­lently.

  • In­side Eliezer Yud­kowsky’s pineal gland is not an im­mor­tal soul, but an­other brain.

  • Eliezer Yud­kowsky’s fa­vorite food is print­outs of Rice’s the­o­rem.

  • Eliezer Yud­kowsky’s fa­vorite fight­ing tech­nique is a round­house dust­speck to the face.

  • Eliezer Yud­kowsky once brought peace to the Mid­dle East from in­side a freight con­tainer, through a straw.

  • Eliezer Yud­kowsky once held up a sheet of pa­per and said, “A blank map does not cor­re­spond to a blank ter­ri­tory”. It was thus that the uni­verse was cre­ated.

  • If you dial Chaitin’s Omega, you get Eliezer Yud­kowsky on the phone.

  • Un­less oth­er­wise speci­fied, Eliezer Yud­kowsky knows ev­ery­thing that he isn’t tel­ling you.

  • Some­where deep in the micro­tubules in­side an out-of-the-way neu­ron some­where in the basal gan­glia of Eliezer Yud­kowsky’s brain, there is a lit­tle XML tag that says awe­some.

  • Eliezer Yud­kowsky is the Muham­mad Ali of one-box­ing.

  • Eliezer Yud­kowsky is a 1400 year old avatar of the Aztec god Aix­itl.

  • The game of “Go” was ab­bre­vi­ated from “Go Home, For You Can­not Defeat Eliezer Yud­kowsky”.

  • When Eliezer Yud­kowsky gets bored, he pinches his mouth shut at the 13 and 23 points and pre­tends to be a Gen­eral Sys­tems Ve­hi­cle hold­ing a con­ver­sa­tion among it­selves. On sev­eral oc­ca­sions he has man­aged to fool by­stan­ders.

  • Eliezer Yud­kowsky has a swiss army knife that has folded into it a corkscrew, a pair of scis­sors, an in­stance of AIXI which Eliezer once beat at tic tac toe, an iden­ti­cal swiss army knife, and Dou­glas Hofs­tadter.

  • If I am ig­no­rant about a phe­nomenon, that is not a fact about the phe­nomenon; it just means I am not Eliezer Yud­kowsky.

  • Eliezer Yud­kowsky has no need for in­duc­tion or de­duc­tion. He has perfected the undiluted mas­ter art of duc­tion.

  • There was no ice age. Eliezer Yud­kowsky just per­suaded the planet to sign up for cry­on­ics.

  • There is no space­time sym­me­try. Eliezer Yud­kowsky just some­times holds the ter­ri­tory up­side down, and he doesn’t care.

  • Eliezer Yud­kowsky has no need for doc­tors. He has im­ple­mented a Univer­sal Cur­ing Ma­chine in a sys­tem made out of five mar­bles, three pieces of plas­tic, and some of MacGyver’s finger­nail clip­pings.

  • Be­fore Bruce Sch­neier goes to sleep, he scans his com­puter for up­loaded copies of Eliezer Yud­kowsky.

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