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Cen­ter for Ap­plied Ra­tion­al­ity (CFAR)

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The Center for Applied Rationality (CFAR) is a nonprofit research institute located in Berkeley, California, that was co-founded by Eliezer Yudkowsky, with many top-contributors of LessWrong having participated in their workshops and many staff having written well-received posts on LessWrong.

Three ways CFAR has changed my view of rationality

Julia_Galef10 Sep 2013 18:24 UTC
156 points
59 comments5 min readLW link

Why CFAR?

AnnaSalamon28 Dec 2013 23:25 UTC
109 points
117 comments15 min readLW link

We run the Cen­ter for Ap­plied Ra­tion­al­ity, AMA

AnnaSalamon19 Dec 2019 16:34 UTC
103 points
331 comments1 min readLW link

The Story CFAR

Zvi25 Dec 2017 15:10 UTC
20 points
4 comments7 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

CFAR: Progress Re­port & Fu­ture Plans

Adam Scholl19 Dec 2019 6:19 UTC
60 points
5 comments7 min readLW link

Fur­ther dis­cus­sion of CFAR’s fo­cus on AI safety, and the good things folks wanted from “cause neu­tral­ity”

AnnaSalamon12 Dec 2016 19:39 UTC
64 points
39 comments5 min readLW link

Re­sults of a One-Year Lon­gi­tu­di­nal Study of CFAR Alumni

Unnamed12 Dec 2015 4:39 UTC
54 points
35 comments31 min readLW link

[Question] What’s the CFAR po­si­tion on how the work­book can be used?

ChristianKl9 Sep 2020 13:56 UTC
14 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

CFAR in 2014: Con­tin­u­ing to climb out of the startup pit, head­ing to­ward a full prototype

AnnaSalamon26 Dec 2014 15:33 UTC
92 points
73 comments15 min readLW link

CFAR 2017 Retrospective

Valentine19 Dec 2017 19:38 UTC
26 points
5 comments5 min readLW link

Harper’s Magaz­ine ar­ti­cle on LW/​MIRI/​CFAR and Ethereum

gwern12 Dec 2014 20:34 UTC
75 points
154 comments14 min readLW link

Why CFAR? The view from 2015

PeteMichaud23 Dec 2015 22:46 UTC
73 points
64 comments17 min readLW link

Trans­lat­ing CFAR to Therapy

squidious26 Sep 2017 7:00 UTC
27 points
0 comments5 min readLW link
(www.blogger.com)

Ra­tion­al­ity Habits I Learned at the CFAR Workshop

elharo10 Mar 2013 14:15 UTC
59 points
27 comments7 min readLW link

Why CFAR’s Mis­sion?

AnnaSalamon2 Jan 2016 23:23 UTC
60 points
57 comments9 min readLW link

Thoughts on the Jan­uary CFAR workshop

Qiaochu_Yuan31 Jan 2013 10:16 UTC
58 points
73 comments4 min readLW link

The Jan­uary 2013 CFAR work­shop: one-year retrospective

Qiaochu_Yuan18 Feb 2014 18:41 UTC
53 points
18 comments5 min readLW link

CFAR’s new fo­cus, and AI Safety

AnnaSalamon3 Dec 2016 18:09 UTC
49 points
88 comments3 min readLW link

My ex­pe­rience of the re­cent CFAR workshop

Kaj_Sotala27 Nov 2014 16:17 UTC
45 points
12 comments7 min readLW link

Unoffi­cial Canon on Ap­plied Rationality

ScottL15 Feb 2016 13:03 UTC
62 points
32 comments23 min readLW link

[Question] At what point should CFAR stop hold­ing work­shops due to COVID-19?

Adam Scholl25 Feb 2020 9:59 UTC
28 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What would 10x or 100x bet­ter than CFAR look like?

DonyChristie31 Mar 2019 5:55 UTC
31 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

[Link] 10 Tips from CFAR: My Busi­ness In­sider article

James_Miller10 Dec 2015 2:09 UTC
29 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Devel­op­men­tal Think­ing Shout-out to CFAR

MarkL3 May 2013 1:46 UTC
24 points
6 comments5 min readLW link

[link] “The Hap­piness Code”—New York Times on CFAR

Kaj_Sotala15 Jan 2016 6:34 UTC
24 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

CFAR and SI MOOCs: a Great Opportunity

Wrongnesslessness13 Nov 2012 10:30 UTC
19 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Con­crete Take­aways Post-CFAR

lifelonglearner24 Feb 2017 18:31 UTC
20 points
6 comments11 min readLW link

No stan­dard met­ric for CFAR work­shops?

ioannes6 Sep 2018 18:06 UTC
11 points
28 comments2 min readLW link

Re­view and Thoughts on Cur­rent Ver­sion of CFAR Workshop

Gleb_Tsipursky6 Jun 2016 13:44 UTC
19 points
29 comments6 min readLW link

CFAR Work­shop Re­view: Fe­bru­ary 2017

lifelonglearner28 Feb 2017 3:15 UTC
13 points
16 comments7 min readLW link

[Question] Was CFAR always in­tended to be a dis­tinct or­ga­ni­za­tion from MIRI?

Evan_Gaensbauer27 May 2019 16:58 UTC
7 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Re­post] CFAR, or The Art of Win­ning at Life

Ben Pace21 Jul 2015 23:00 UTC
3 points
0 comments3 min readLW link

[Re­post] My First In­sight After CFAR, or the Art of Not Need­ing to Ask Permission

Ben Pace20 Aug 2015 23:00 UTC
2 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

Case Stud­ies High­light­ing CFAR’s Im­pact on Ex­is­ten­tial Risk

Unnamed10 Jan 2017 18:51 UTC
9 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(rationality.org)

Ozy’s Thoughts on CFAR’s Mis­sion Statement

Raemon14 Dec 2016 16:25 UTC
4 points
9 comments1 min readLW link
(thingofthings.wordpress.com)

At­tempted Telekinesis

AnnaSalamon7 Feb 2015 18:53 UTC
143 points
28 comments10 min readLW link

Check­list of Ra­tion­al­ity Habits

AnnaSalamon7 Nov 2012 21:19 UTC
173 points
189 comments11 min readLW link

CFAR Reunion

CFAR Team21 Jun 2018 20:35 UTC
42 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

CFAR fundraiser far from filled; 4 days remaining

AnnaSalamon27 Jan 2015 7:26 UTC
69 points
48 comments1 min readLW link

CFAR’s 2019 Fundraiser

Timothy Telleen-Lawton30 Dec 2019 0:03 UTC
32 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

CFAR web­site launched

lukeprog3 Jul 2012 15:01 UTC
45 points
77 comments1 min readLW link

Sev­eral free CFAR sum­mer pro­grams on ra­tio­nal­ity and AI safety

AnnaSalamon14 Apr 2016 2:35 UTC
30 points
14 comments2 min readLW link

Want to have a CFAR in­struc­tor visit your LW group?

AnnaSalamon20 Apr 2013 7:04 UTC
30 points
31 comments1 min readLW link

Ham­mer­time Fi­nal Exam

alkjash22 Mar 2018 1:10 UTC
39 points
21 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

AI Sum­mer Fel­lows Program

colm21 Mar 2018 15:32 UTC
21 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Us­ing ra­tio­nal­ity to de­bug Ma­chine Learning

Dr_Manhattan10 Apr 2018 20:03 UTC
20 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(amid.fish)

AI Sum­mer Fel­lows Program

colm16 Mar 2018 21:57 UTC
20 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

LW 2.0 Strate­gic Overview

habryka15 Sep 2017 3:00 UTC
84 points
294 comments23 min readLW link

The Sin­gu­lar­ity Wars

JoshuaFox14 Feb 2013 9:44 UTC
82 points
25 comments3 min readLW link

POSITION: De­sign and Write Ra­tion­al­ity Curriculum

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Jan 2012 6:50 UTC
75 points
179 comments5 min readLW link

MIRI Sum­mer Fel­lows Program

colm15 May 2019 0:28 UTC
48 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

The Cen­tre for Ap­plied Ra­tion­al­ity: a year later from a (some­what) out­side per­spec­tive

Swimmer96327 May 2013 18:31 UTC
65 points
102 comments5 min readLW link

Teach­able Ra­tion­al­ity Skills

Eliezer Yudkowsky27 May 2011 21:57 UTC
72 points
263 comments1 min readLW link

Uny­ield­ing Yoda Timers: Tak­ing the Ham­mer­time Fi­nal Exam

TurnTrout3 Apr 2018 2:38 UTC
16 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

New ap­plied ra­tio­nal­ity work­shops (April, May, and July)

Julia_Galef9 Apr 2013 2:58 UTC
44 points
72 comments4 min readLW link

Help! Name sug­ges­tions needed for Ra­tion­al­ity-Inst!

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Jan 2012 2:24 UTC
28 points
299 comments1 min readLW link

Ret­ro­spec­tive on Teach­ing Ra­tion­al­ity Workshops

Neel Nanda3 Jan 2021 17:15 UTC
55 points
2 comments31 min readLW link
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