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Book Re­view: Why Are The Prices So Damn High?

sarahconstantin28 Jun 2019 19:40 UTC
61 points
7 comments8 min readLW link1 nomination
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Inad­e­quacy and Modesty

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Oct 2017 21:51 UTC
108 points
80 comments18 min readLW link

High Stock Prices Make Sense Right Now

johnswentworth3 Jul 2020 20:16 UTC
79 points
27 comments4 min readLW link

Six eco­nomics mis­con­cep­tions of mine which I’ve re­solved over the last few years

Buck13 Jul 2020 3:01 UTC
143 points
53 comments9 min readLW link

The Costs of Reliability

sarahconstantin20 Jul 2019 1:20 UTC
139 points
12 comments3 min readLW link2 nominations2 reviews
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Re­fac­tor­ing EMH – Thoughts fol­low­ing the lat­est mar­ket crash

Alex_Shleizer28 Feb 2020 15:53 UTC
34 points
16 comments3 min readLW link

Con­sid­er­a­tions On Cost Disease

Scott Alexander10 Feb 2017 4:33 UTC
27 points
4 comments22 min readLW link

What Hap­pens Dur­ing a Recession

Elizabeth20 Apr 2020 3:03 UTC
49 points
4 comments5 min readLW link

Zoom Tech­nolo­gies, Inc. vs. the Effi­cient Mar­kets Hypothesis

Zack_M_Davis11 May 2020 6:00 UTC
68 points
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Against Tulip Subsidies

Scott Alexander6 Jun 2015 4:19 UTC
29 points
4 comments8 min readLW link

Limits of Cur­rent US Pre­dic­tion Mar­kets (Pre­dic­tIt Case Study)

aphyer14 Jul 2020 7:24 UTC
177 points
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Inad­e­quate Equil­ibria vs. Gover­nance of the Commons

Martin Sustrik25 May 2018 13:17 UTC
164 points
18 comments14 min readLW link

Money: The Unit of Caring

Eliezer Yudkowsky31 Mar 2009 12:35 UTC
149 points
132 comments4 min readLW link

The Cam­bist and Lord Iron: A Fairy Tale of Economics

Alicorn19 Dec 2010 2:05 UTC
56 points
40 comments1 min readLW link

Prop­erty as Co­or­di­na­tion Minimization

Vaniver4 Aug 2020 19:24 UTC
38 points
35 comments4 min readLW link

Your Cheer­ful Price

Eliezer Yudkowsky13 Feb 2021 5:41 UTC
192 points
76 comments17 min readLW link

A whirlwind tour of Ethereum finance

cata2 Mar 2021 9:36 UTC
189 points
49 comments11 min readLW link

Pric­ing ex­ter­nal­ities is not nec­es­sar­ily eco­nom­i­cally efficient

Orborde9 Nov 2019 12:07 UTC
19 points
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(www.daviddfriedman.com)

Mar­ket Rate Food Is Lux­ury Food

jefftk23 Nov 2019 15:10 UTC
11 points
12 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Us­ing Vick­rey auc­tions as a price dis­cov­ery mechanism

epiphi12 Jan 2020 1:00 UTC
16 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(kevinlynagh.com)

Re­pos­sess­ing Degrees

jefftk13 Jan 2020 21:40 UTC
9 points
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(www.jefftk.com)

Con­trar­ian LW views and their eco­nomic implications

Larks8 Oct 2014 23:48 UTC
30 points
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The Chilling Effect of Confiscation

jefftk25 Apr 2020 2:50 UTC
39 points
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(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] Should we be re­assess­ing the ar­gu­ment for global­iza­tion?

jmh26 Apr 2020 13:52 UTC
5 points
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So­lar sys­tem colon­i­sa­tion might not be driven by economics

Stuart_Armstrong21 Apr 2020 17:10 UTC
26 points
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The Eco­nomic Con­se­quences of Noise Traders

FactorialCode14 Jun 2020 17:14 UTC
45 points
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(www.nber.org)

High­lights From The Com­ments On Cost Disease

Scott Alexander17 Feb 2017 7:28 UTC
4 points
1 comment25 min readLW link

The Price Of Glee In China

Scott Alexander24 Mar 2016 0:12 UTC
13 points
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Things Prob­a­bly Matter

Scott Alexander21 Jul 2016 2:03 UTC
9 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

The Tragedy of the Anticommons

Kaj_Sotala15 Mar 2009 17:32 UTC
43 points
47 comments5 min readLW link

Book re­view: The Com­pla­cent Class

Richard_Ngo13 Oct 2018 19:20 UTC
20 points
0 comments5 min readLW link
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

Book re­view: 23 things they don’t tell you about capitalism

Richard_Ngo18 Oct 2018 23:05 UTC
20 points
2 comments5 min readLW link
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

Book Re­view: How Asia Works by Joe Studwell

Zvi18 Feb 2017 18:43 UTC
1 point
0 comments15 min readLW link

Teach­ers vs. Tutors

[deleted]26 Oct 2010 16:59 UTC
18 points
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Mazes and Duality

14 Jul 2020 19:54 UTC
49 points
7 comments6 min readLW link

Un­con­scious Economics

jacobjacob27 Feb 2019 12:58 UTC
94 points
28 comments4 min readLW link2 nominations3 reviews

Co­or­di­na­tion as a Scarce Resource

johnswentworth25 Jan 2020 23:32 UTC
115 points
10 comments4 min readLW link

Shap­ing eco­nomic in­cen­tives for col­lab­o­ra­tive AGI

Kaj_Sotala29 Jun 2018 16:26 UTC
45 points
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Fix­ing sci­ence via a ba­sic income

Kaj_Sotala2 Aug 2018 8:30 UTC
30 points
29 comments3 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

Cash trans­fers are not nec­es­sar­ily wealth transfers

Benquo1 Dec 2017 10:10 UTC
59 points
36 comments11 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Tech eco­nomics pat­tern: “Com­modi­tize Your Com­ple­ment”

gwern10 May 2018 18:54 UTC
40 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(www.gwern.net)

Zero­ing Out

Zvi5 Nov 2017 16:10 UTC
45 points
8 comments4 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] How has the cost of cloth­ing in­su­la­tion changed since 1970 in the USA?

DanielFilan12 Jan 2020 23:31 UTC
14 points
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Ap­proval Ex­trac­tion Ad­ver­tised as Production

Benquo15 Dec 2019 14:51 UTC
83 points
39 comments19 min readLW link2 nominations3 reviews
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

In Defense of Finance

Jacob Falkovich17 Dec 2018 16:59 UTC
51 points
31 comments1 min readLW link
(putanumonit.com)

Perfect Competition

Zvi29 Dec 2019 13:30 UTC
45 points
29 comments7 min readLW link1 nomination
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

The Oil Cri­sis of 1973

Elizabeth22 May 2020 15:50 UTC
65 points
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(acesounderglass.com)

Pre­face to the se­quence on eco­nomic growth

Matthew Barnett27 Aug 2020 20:29 UTC
46 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

Com­par­a­tive Ad­van­tage is Not About Trade

johnswentworth22 Sep 2020 18:43 UTC
82 points
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It’s not eco­nom­i­cally in­effi­cient for a UBI to re­duce re­cip­i­ent’s employment

paulfchristiano22 Nov 2020 16:40 UTC
80 points
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(sideways-view.com)

Anti-EMH Ev­i­dence (and a plea for help)

Wei_Dai5 Dec 2020 18:29 UTC
90 points
42 comments5 min readLW link

Vac­ci­na­tion with the EMH

AllAmericanBreakfast29 Dec 2020 3:05 UTC
17 points
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Would Your Real Prefer­ences Please Stand Up?

Scott Alexander8 Aug 2009 22:57 UTC
59 points
132 comments4 min readLW link

Ex­po­nen­tial growth is the baseline

jasoncrawford22 Feb 2021 2:08 UTC
27 points
2 comments6 min readLW link
(rootsofprogress.org)

A spec­u­la­tive in­cen­tive de­sign: self-de­ter­mined price com­mit­ments as a way of avert­ing monopoly

MakoYass28 Apr 2020 7:44 UTC
5 points
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[Question] Billion­aire Economics

Virgil Kurkjian28 Jul 2020 3:01 UTC
16 points
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Liv­ing in an Inad­e­quate World

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 Nov 2017 21:23 UTC
81 points
48 comments20 min readLW link

Oops on Com­mod­ity Prices

sarahconstantin10 Jun 2018 15:40 UTC
143 points
8 comments2 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Levels of Action

alyssavance14 Apr 2011 0:18 UTC
164 points
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Med­i­ta­tions on Momentum

Richard Meadows14 Dec 2018 10:53 UTC
99 points
29 comments10 min readLW link

The Power to Judge Startup Ideas

Liron4 Sep 2019 15:07 UTC
82 points
31 comments8 min readLW link

Com­pet­i­tive Truth-Seeking

SatvikBeri1 Nov 2017 12:06 UTC
60 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

The Power to De­mol­ish Bad Arguments

Liron2 Sep 2019 12:57 UTC
84 points
77 comments11 min readLW link3 nominations6 reviews

The Mere Cable Chan­nel Ad­di­tion Paradox

Ghatanathoah26 Jul 2012 7:20 UTC
106 points
147 comments12 min readLW link

Less Com­pe­ti­tion, More Mer­i­toc­racy?

Zvi20 Jan 2019 2:00 UTC
84 points
19 comments20 min readLW link2 nominations3 reviews
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Does anti-malaria char­ity de­stroy the lo­cal anti-malaria in­dus­try?

Viliam5 Jan 2019 19:04 UTC
60 points
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Con­ver­sa­tional Pre­sen­ta­tion of Why Au­toma­tion is Differ­ent This Time

ryan_b17 Jan 2018 22:11 UTC
33 points
26 comments1 min readLW link

The Robots, AI, and Unem­ploy­ment Anti-FAQ

Eliezer Yudkowsky25 Jul 2013 18:46 UTC
81 points
268 comments22 min readLW link

Coun­ter­in­tu­itive Com­par­a­tive Advantage

Wei_Dai28 Nov 2018 20:33 UTC
80 points
8 comments2 min readLW link

Mazes Se­quence Roundup: Fi­nal Thoughts and Paths Forward

Zvi6 Feb 2020 16:10 UTC
78 points
25 comments14 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Free-to-Play Games: Three Key Trade-Offs

Zvi10 Sep 2019 12:10 UTC
47 points
4 comments5 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

The new dot com bub­ble is here: it’s called on­line advertising

G Gordon Worley III18 Nov 2019 22:05 UTC
50 points
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(thecorrespondent.com)

How to Make Billions of Dol­lars Re­duc­ing Loneliness

John_Maxwell30 Aug 2019 17:30 UTC
61 points
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Com­pet­i­tive Mar­kets as Distributed Backprop

johnswentworth10 Nov 2018 16:47 UTC
46 points
10 comments4 min readLW link

[Question] Is the “busi­ness cy­cle” an ac­tual eco­nomic prin­ci­ple?

Liron18 Jun 2019 14:52 UTC
43 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

UBI for President

Jacob Falkovich18 Oct 2018 15:09 UTC
42 points
14 comments10 min readLW link

Value of the Long Tail

johnswentworth26 Feb 2020 17:24 UTC
48 points
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Talents

Benquo18 May 2018 20:30 UTC
18 points
15 comments4 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

The Tallest Pygmy Effect

Elizabeth21 Jan 2018 23:00 UTC
20 points
7 comments1 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Fre­quently Asked Ques­tions for Cen­tral Banks Un­der­shoot­ing Their In­fla­tion Target

Eliezer Yudkowsky29 Oct 2017 23:36 UTC
26 points
28 comments35 min readLW link

Book Re­view: Narconomics

ketchupduck3 May 2020 1:19 UTC
67 points
11 comments7 min readLW link

Im­perfect Competition

Zvi30 Dec 2019 12:20 UTC
53 points
8 comments10 min readLW link1 nomination
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Strip­ping Away the Protections

Zvi8 Jan 2020 13:10 UTC
44 points
6 comments9 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Why Destruc­tive Value Cap­ture?

Zvi18 Jun 2018 12:20 UTC
29 points
13 comments4 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

The cost of uni­ver­sal cryonics

handoflixue26 May 2011 2:33 UTC
52 points
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Bias in cap­i­tal pro­ject de­ci­sion making

jsalvatier26 May 2011 18:06 UTC
56 points
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Is the World Get­ting Bet­ter? A brief sum­mary of re­cent debate

ErickBall6 Feb 2019 17:38 UTC
35 points
7 comments2 min readLW link
(capx.co)

The Man­ual Economy

eapache7 Aug 2020 22:29 UTC
8 points
1 comment4 min readLW link

Front Row Center

Zvi11 Jun 2018 13:50 UTC
30 points
12 comments2 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Ad­di­tional ar­gu­ments for NIMBY

Zvi11 Oct 2018 20:40 UTC
32 points
10 comments13 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Robin Han­son on Sim­ple, Ev­i­dence Backed Models

Raemon16 Apr 2019 22:22 UTC
36 points
11 comments1 min readLW link
(www.overcomingbias.com)

Awful Austrians

Swimmy12 Apr 2009 6:06 UTC
35 points
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Risk-Free Bonds Aren’t

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Jun 2007 22:30 UTC
20 points
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Ban the Bear

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Sep 2008 18:14 UTC
0 points
39 comments1 min readLW link

Unem­ploy­ment explanations

Stuart_Armstrong7 Nov 2014 17:12 UTC
43 points
113 comments7 min readLW link

Book Re­view: The Cap­tured Economy

Zvi11 Dec 2017 13:10 UTC
14 points
6 comments8 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Things I Wish They’d Taught Me When I Was Younger: Why Money Is Awesome

ChrisHallquist16 Jan 2014 7:27 UTC
45 points
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Tax­ing in­vest­ment in­come is complicated

paulfchristiano22 Sep 2019 1:30 UTC
32 points
20 comments2 min readLW link
(sideways-view.com)

The Be­hav­ioral Eco­nomics of Welfare

Vanessa Kosoy22 Dec 2017 11:35 UTC
9 points
20 comments2 min readLW link

Fi­nance Followups

Jacob Falkovich17 Jan 2019 17:54 UTC
26 points
8 comments4 min readLW link

Q for GiveWell: What is GiveDirectly’s mechanism of ac­tion?

Eliezer Yudkowsky31 Jul 2013 20:02 UTC
31 points
28 comments8 min readLW link

Three Parables of Microeconomics

jimrandomh9 May 2014 18:18 UTC
33 points
40 comments3 min readLW link

The US Already Has A Wealth Tax

jefftk19 Aug 2020 14:50 UTC
44 points
14 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

The Sim­ple Solow Model of Soft­ware Engineering

johnswentworth8 Apr 2019 23:06 UTC
25 points
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What strange and an­cient things might we find be­neath the ice?

Benquo15 Jan 2018 10:10 UTC
15 points
2 comments2 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Sys­temic risk: a moral tale of ten in­surance companies

Stuart_Armstrong17 Nov 2014 16:43 UTC
37 points
18 comments2 min readLW link

Valuable eco­nomics knowl­edge available, iron­i­cally, for free

Stuart_Armstrong18 Jul 2013 11:30 UTC
38 points
37 comments6 min readLW link

Effect of Advertising

jefftk26 Nov 2019 14:30 UTC
24 points
24 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Su­per­in­tel­li­gence 18: Life in an al­gorith­mic economy

KatjaGrace13 Jan 2015 2:00 UTC
10 points
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The fun­da­men­tal com­ple­men­tar­ity of con­scious­ness and work

KatjaGrace28 Mar 2018 1:20 UTC
9 points
5 comments2 min readLW link
(meteuphoric.wordpress.com)

[Question] Why hasn’t there been re­search on the effec­tive­ness of zinc for Covid-19?

Rudi C24 Aug 2020 20:58 UTC
12 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Hoard­ing and Shortages

jefftk25 Feb 2020 18:40 UTC
20 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] Money isn’t real. When you donate money to a char­ity, how does it ac­tu­ally help?

Dagon2 Feb 2020 17:03 UTC
17 points
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[Question] Do bond yield curve in­ver­sions re­ally in­di­cate there is likely to be a re­ces­sion?

bgold10 Jul 2019 1:23 UTC
20 points
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Against boots theory

philh14 Sep 2020 13:20 UTC
34 points
14 comments6 min readLW link
(reasonableapproximation.net)

Com­par­a­tive ad­van­tage and when to blow up your island

dynomight12 Sep 2020 6:20 UTC
139 points
40 comments7 min readLW link
(dyno-might.github.io)

I have dis­cov­ered a new kind of un­em­ploy­ment.

Nathan Brooks24 Sep 2020 1:04 UTC
12 points
4 comments2 min readLW link
(seekingalpha.com)

Livestream­ing mon­eti­sa­tion mod­els aka What do cam­girls have in com­mon with Twitch stream­ers?

characteristics19 Sep 2020 18:57 UTC
10 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
(lillianli.substack.com)

So­lar One Year In

jefftk22 Nov 2019 15:20 UTC
19 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

An­drewH’s ob­ser­va­tion and op­por­tu­nity costs

Scott Alexander23 Jul 2009 11:36 UTC
29 points
61 comments2 min readLW link

It’s the Same Five Dol­lars!

Z_M_Davis8 Mar 2009 7:23 UTC
26 points
32 comments1 min readLW link

In­tel­li­gence in Economics

Eliezer Yudkowsky30 Oct 2008 21:17 UTC
12 points
12 comments5 min readLW link

When Money Is Abun­dant, Knowl­edge Is The Real Wealth

johnswentworth3 Nov 2020 17:34 UTC
200 points
50 comments5 min readLW link

Per­mit­ted Pos­si­bil­ities, & Locality

Eliezer Yudkowsky3 Dec 2008 21:20 UTC
17 points
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Sus­tained Strong Recursion

Eliezer Yudkowsky5 Dec 2008 21:03 UTC
14 points
47 comments9 min readLW link

Real-world ex­am­ples of money-pump­ing?

sixes_and_sevens25 Apr 2013 13:49 UTC
28 points
97 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How can labour pro­duc­tivity growth be an in­di­ca­tor of au­toma­tion?

Polytopos16 Nov 2020 21:16 UTC
2 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Macroe­co­nomics, The Lu­cas Cri­tique, Microfoun­da­tions, and Model­ing in General

Matt_Simpson6 Jun 2009 4:35 UTC
0 points
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Less wrong eco­nomic policy

G Gordon Worley III9 Jun 2009 20:11 UTC
7 points
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The In­stru­men­tal Value of Your Own Time

Mass_Driver14 Jul 2010 7:57 UTC
30 points
45 comments12 min readLW link

Man­dat­ing In­for­ma­tion Dis­clo­sure vs. Ban­ning De­cep­tive Con­tract Terms

David_J_Balan20 Dec 2009 20:55 UTC
30 points
77 comments4 min readLW link

[Question] AI Win­ter Is Com­ing—How to profit from it?

maximkazhenkov5 Dec 2020 20:23 UTC
10 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

How Less­wrong helped me make $25K: A ra­tio­nal pric­ing strategy

kareemabukhadra21 Dec 2020 20:20 UTC
50 points
21 comments3 min readLW link

Leaky Del­e­ga­tion: You are not a Commodity

Darmani25 Jan 2021 2:04 UTC
243 points
31 comments15 min readLW link

Would the Real Econ­omy Please Stand Up

eapache28 Dec 2020 14:05 UTC
22 points
9 comments4 min readLW link

Effi­ciency Wages: A Dou­ble-Edged Sword

aaronb5011 Jan 2021 4:43 UTC
6 points
7 comments5 min readLW link
(aaronbergman.substack.com)

[Question] Is the in­fluence of money per­va­sive, even on LessWrong?

shanen2 Feb 2021 20:22 UTC
−1 points
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[Question] How might cryp­tocur­ren­cies af­fect AGI timelines?

Telofy28 Feb 2021 19:16 UTC
7 points
38 comments2 min readLW link

Can an econ­omy keep on grow­ing?

invertedpassion16 Mar 2021 9:55 UTC
0 points
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Some things I’ve learned in college

aaronb5025 Mar 2021 21:30 UTC
21 points
1 comment7 min readLW link
(aaronbergman.substack.com)

Buy­ing a house and mak­ing friends in un­ex­pected places

dominicq28 Mar 2021 14:35 UTC
22 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

The Na­tional Dash­board and Hu­man Progress

maxa15 Apr 2021 19:21 UTC
6 points
1 comment7 min readLW link
(max2c.com)
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