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Job Offer­ing: Help Com­mu­ni­cate Infrabayesianism

23 Mar 2022 18:35 UTC
134 points
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How Go­ing Meta Can Level Up Your Career

Matt Goldenberg14 Apr 2018 2:13 UTC
22 points
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The topic is not the content

Aaron Bergman6 Jul 2021 0:14 UTC
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(aaronbergman.substack.com)

Be­com­ing a Staff Engineer

G Gordon Worley III3 Apr 2022 2:30 UTC
62 points
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Jobs In­side the API

Jacob Falkovich21 Aug 2018 21:45 UTC
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Max­i­miz­ing Your Dona­tions via a Job

Alexei5 May 2013 23:19 UTC
177 points
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Pro­gram­mers Should Plan For Lower Pay

jefftk29 Dec 2019 3:20 UTC
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(www.jefftk.com)

Poli­ti­cal Skills which In­crease Income

Xodarap2 Mar 2014 17:56 UTC
101 points
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The Value of The­o­ret­i­cal Research

paulfchristiano25 Feb 2011 18:06 UTC
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Value of In­for­ma­tion: Four Examples

Vaniver22 Nov 2011 23:02 UTC
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[Question] As a Washed Up Former Data Scien­tist and Ma­chine Learn­ing Re­searcher What Direc­tion Should I Go In Now?

Darklight19 Oct 2020 20:13 UTC
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[Question] Us­ing false but in­stru­men­tally ra­tio­nal be­liefs for your ca­reer?

rockthecasbah23 Nov 2020 19:18 UTC
7 points
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Be­ing the (Pareto) Best in the World

johnswentworth24 Jun 2019 18:36 UTC
293 points
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Wanted: Re­search As­sis­tant for The Roots of Progress

jasoncrawford19 Apr 2021 19:03 UTC
31 points
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(rootsofprogress.org)

From Branes to Brains. How math­e­mat­i­cal physics can be used in life sci­ences.

From_Branes_to_Brains31 Aug 2021 19:40 UTC
22 points
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Wanted: Chief of Staff for The Roots of Progress

jasoncrawford7 Sep 2021 17:26 UTC
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(rootsofprogress.org)

How Long Can Peo­ple Use­fully Work?

lynettebye3 Apr 2020 21:35 UTC
145 points
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[Question] How do you think about mildly tech­ni­cal peo­ple try­ing to ad­vance sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy?

Cui16 Feb 2022 3:43 UTC
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[Question] How can a lay­man con­tribute to AI Align­ment efforts, given shorter timeline/​doomier sce­nar­ios?

AprilSR2 Apr 2022 4:34 UTC
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Red­wood Re­search is hiring for sev­eral roles (Oper­a­tions and Tech­ni­cal)

14 Apr 2022 16:57 UTC
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[Closed] Hiring a math­e­mat­i­cian to work on the learn­ing-the­o­retic AI al­ign­ment agenda

Vanessa Kosoy19 Apr 2022 6:44 UTC
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You Are Be­ing Underpaid

T3t15 Apr 2018 6:28 UTC
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Turn­ing 30

Vaniver8 May 2018 5:37 UTC
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What Sur­prised Me About Entrepreneurship

lsusr5 Apr 2020 9:18 UTC
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Coun­ter­in­tu­itive Com­par­a­tive Advantage

Wei_Dai28 Nov 2018 20:33 UTC
81 points
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What is Life in an Im­moral Maze?

Zvi5 Jan 2020 13:40 UTC
66 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Science: Do It Yourself

alyssavance13 Feb 2011 4:47 UTC
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The Bus Ticket The­ory of Genius

Vaniver23 Nov 2019 22:12 UTC
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(www.paulgraham.com)

Op­ti­mal Employment

Louie31 Jan 2011 12:50 UTC
78 points
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Critch on ca­reer ad­vice for ju­nior AI-x-risk-con­cerned researchers

Rob Bensinger12 May 2018 2:13 UTC
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Why startup founders have mood swings (and why they may have uses)

AnnaSalamon9 Dec 2015 18:59 UTC
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How to Es­cape From Im­moral Mazes

Zvi16 Jan 2020 13:10 UTC
73 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

A “Failure to Eval­u­ate Re­turn-on-Time” Fallacy

lionhearted7 Sep 2010 19:01 UTC
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You Are Not Hiring the Top 1%

Eliezer Yudkowsky2 Mar 2007 5:34 UTC
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The Black Team—A Parable of Group Effectiveness

JGWeissman22 Apr 2011 2:37 UTC
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Who Wants To Start An Im­por­tant Startup?

ShannonFriedman16 Aug 2012 20:02 UTC
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Dat­ing like a Pro

Jacob Falkovich16 Mar 2018 21:09 UTC
12 points
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(putanumonit.com)

Bias in cap­i­tal pro­ject de­ci­sion making

jsalvatier26 May 2011 18:06 UTC
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On not get­ting a job as an option

diegocaleiro11 Mar 2014 2:44 UTC
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Earn­ing to Give vs. Altru­is­tic Ca­reer Choice Revisited

JonahS2 Jun 2013 2:55 UTC
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To con­tribute to AI safety, con­sider do­ing AI research

Vika16 Jan 2016 20:42 UTC
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Things I Wish They’d Taught Me When I Was Younger: Why Money Is Awesome

ChrisHallquist16 Jan 2014 7:27 UTC
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Off to Alice Springs

Psy-Kosh16 May 2012 19:32 UTC
47 points
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Best ca­reer mod­els for do­ing re­search?

Kaj_Sotala7 Dec 2010 16:25 UTC
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Busi­ness Net­work­ing through LessWrong

JoshuaFox2 Apr 2014 17:39 UTC
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Ca­reer choice for a util­i­tar­ian giver

juliawise8 Aug 2011 2:10 UTC
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My ex­pe­rience as an Aus­tralian work-holi­day maker

MileyCyrus9 Dec 2012 22:09 UTC
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My third-of-life crisis

polymathwannabe10 Nov 2014 15:28 UTC
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[Question] How do you sur­vive in the hu­man­i­ties?

polymathwannabe20 Feb 2020 15:19 UTC
29 points
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On Sud­denly Not Be­ing Able to Work

Jacob Falkovich25 Aug 2020 22:14 UTC
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Should you work at 80,000 Hours?

Jess_Whittlestone8 Aug 2013 14:04 UTC
26 points
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What is op­er­a­tions?

Swimmer96326 Sep 2019 14:16 UTC
108 points
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Who Wants The Job?

Zvi22 Jul 2018 14:00 UTC
24 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Ad­vice On Get­ting A Soft­ware Job

alyssavance9 Jul 2012 18:52 UTC
33 points
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[link] Join Wall Street. Save the World

Pablo31 May 2013 16:49 UTC
36 points
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What Is Op­ti­mal Philan­thropy?

alyssavance12 Jul 2012 0:17 UTC
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Link: The Case for Work­ing With Your Hands

Daniel_Burfoot28 May 2009 14:16 UTC
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On the Fence? Ma­jor in CS

talisman7 May 2009 4:26 UTC
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[Question] Look­ing for books about soft­ware en­g­ineer­ing as a field

mingyuan3 Feb 2020 21:49 UTC
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Ad­vice to new Doc­tors start­ing practice

anandjeyahar7 Aug 2016 8:27 UTC
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Real-time hiring with pre­dic­tion markets

ryan_b9 Nov 2018 22:10 UTC
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The Wrong­ness Iceberg

alfredmacdonald4 Feb 2013 9:02 UTC
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Clue­less World vs. Loser World

michael_vassar27 Oct 2017 0:03 UTC
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[Question] How can I help re­search Friendly AI?

avichapman9 Jul 2019 0:15 UTC
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Jane Street In­te­view Guide (Notes on Prob­a­bil­ity, Mar­kets, etc.)

lifelonglearner17 Sep 2019 5:28 UTC
20 points
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(www.janestreet.com)

The­ory Of Change As A Hy­poth­e­sis: Choos­ing A High-Im­pact Path When You’re Uncertain

lynettebye28 Nov 2020 4:38 UTC
18 points
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How Less­wrong helped me make $25K: A ra­tio­nal pric­ing strategy

kareemabukhadra21 Dec 2020 20:20 UTC
50 points
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[Question] Early ca­reer choices to max­imise learn­ing?

Eugleo4 Feb 2021 13:37 UTC
6 points
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FAQ: Ad­vice for AI Align­ment Researchers

Rohin Shah26 Apr 2021 18:59 UTC
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(rohinshah.com)

Fu­ture Of Work

specbug19 Jul 2021 23:16 UTC
0 points
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(sixeleven.in)

[Question] How should my timelines in­fluence my ca­reer choice?

Tom Lieberum3 Aug 2021 10:14 UTC
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Grav­ity Turn

alkjash16 Aug 2021 19:20 UTC
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(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Ap­ply to the new Open Philan­thropy Tech­nol­ogy Policy Fel­low­ship!

Mauricio22 Aug 2021 23:45 UTC
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Quan­tum par­ti­cles and clas­si­cal filaments

From_Branes_to_Brains4 Sep 2021 21:45 UTC
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Me­tac­u­lus is seek­ing An­a­lyt­i­cal Sto­ry­tel­lers to write es­says for­tified with testable predictions

christianM6 Oct 2021 4:44 UTC
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What Else Would I Do To Make a Liv­ing?

magfrump2 Mar 2011 20:09 UTC
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How To Get Into In­de­pen­dent Re­search On Align­ment/​Agency

johnswentworth19 Nov 2021 0:00 UTC
308 points
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AI Safety Needs Great Engineers

Andy Jones23 Nov 2021 15:40 UTC
77 points
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[Question] Who is do­ing Cry­on­ics-rele­vant re­search?

Wuschel Schulz15 Mar 2022 10:26 UTC
25 points
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Look­ing for AI /​ Ap­pli­ca­tion Eng­ineer @ OpenPrin­ci­ples—Help peo­ple al­ign ac­tions with principles

ti_guo19 May 2022 3:23 UTC
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How to pur­sue a ca­reer in tech­ni­cal AI alignment

charlie.rs4 Jun 2022 21:11 UTC
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“Brain en­thu­si­asts” in AI Safety

18 Jun 2022 9:59 UTC
55 points
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(universalprior.substack.com)

[Question] Which one of these two aca­demic routes should I take to end up in AI Safety?

Martín Soto3 Jul 2022 1:05 UTC
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