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Ex­er­cises /​ Prob­lem-Sets

TagLast edit: 15 Jul 2020 20:15 UTC by Ruby

This tag col­lects posts with con­crete ex­er­cises. Prob­lems that have solu­tions (or least some clear feed­back loop). Things that you can at­tempt your­self in or­der to learn and grow.

Ra­tion­al­ity Ex­er­cises Prize of Septem­ber 2019 ($1,000)

Ben Pace11 Sep 2019 0:19 UTC
93 points
18 comments5 min readLW link

Refram­ing Impact

TurnTrout20 Sep 2019 19:03 UTC
90 points
11 comments3 min readLW link

Topolog­i­cal Fixed Point Exercises

17 Nov 2018 1:40 UTC
71 points
52 comments3 min readLW link

Ham­mer­time Fi­nal Exam

alkjash22 Mar 2018 1:10 UTC
93 points
20 comments3 min readLW link1 nomination
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

[Question] Bab­ble challenge: 50 ways of send­ing some­thing to the moon

jacobjacob1 Oct 2020 4:20 UTC
61 points
83 comments2 min readLW link

Ham­mer­time Day 1: Bug Hunt

alkjash30 Jan 2018 6:40 UTC
131 points
19 comments5 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

The Dar­win Game

lsusr9 Oct 2020 10:19 UTC
75 points
120 comments3 min readLW link

Ar­gu­ing Well Sequence

elriggs15 Sep 2019 2:01 UTC
14 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Cal­ibrat­ing With Cards

lifelonglearner8 Aug 2019 6:44 UTC
31 points
2 comments3 min readLW link

Ex­er­cises in Com­pre­hen­sive In­for­ma­tion Gathering

johnswentworth15 Feb 2020 17:27 UTC
103 points
11 comments3 min readLW link

CoZE 3: Empiricism

alkjash17 Mar 2018 4:10 UTC
52 points
2 comments2 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Fun and Games with Cog­ni­tive Biases

Cosmos18 Feb 2011 20:38 UTC
67 points
28 comments6 min readLW link

Con­straints & Slack­ness Rea­son­ing Exercises

johnswentworth21 May 2019 22:53 UTC
47 points
3 comments6 min readLW link

De­duc­ing Impact

TurnTrout24 Sep 2019 21:14 UTC
65 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

Value Impact

TurnTrout23 Sep 2019 0:47 UTC
59 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

World State is the Wrong Ab­strac­tion for Impact

TurnTrout1 Oct 2019 21:03 UTC
61 points
17 comments2 min readLW link

At­tain­able Utility Land­scape: How The World Is Changed

TurnTrout10 Feb 2020 0:58 UTC
51 points
7 comments6 min readLW link

Ham­mer­time Day 3: TAPs

alkjash1 Feb 2018 4:10 UTC
29 points
18 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Ham­mer­time Day 4: Design

alkjash1 Feb 2018 19:00 UTC
46 points
8 comments4 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Ham­mer­time Day 2: Yoda Timers

alkjash31 Jan 2018 5:10 UTC
62 points
20 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Ham­mer­time Day 5: Com­fort Zone Expansion

alkjash2 Feb 2018 18:00 UTC
28 points
27 comments6 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Ham­mer­time Day 7: Aver­sion Factoring

alkjash4 Feb 2018 16:10 UTC
47 points
11 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Ham­mer­time Day 8: Sunk Cost Faith

alkjash5 Feb 2018 1:00 UTC
45 points
10 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Ham­mer­time Day 9: Time Calibration

alkjash7 Feb 2018 1:40 UTC
29 points
2 comments2 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Ham­mer­time Day 6: Mantras

alkjash3 Feb 2018 22:00 UTC
40 points
18 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Ham­mer­time Day 10: Murphyjitsu

alkjash7 Feb 2018 18:40 UTC
56 points
8 comments2 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Bug Hunt 2

alkjash20 Feb 2018 5:00 UTC
53 points
11 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Yoda Timers 2

alkjash21 Feb 2018 7:40 UTC
54 points
17 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

TAPs 2

alkjash22 Feb 2018 5:10 UTC
45 points
2 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

De­sign 2

alkjash23 Feb 2018 6:20 UTC
41 points
12 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

CoZE 2

alkjash24 Feb 2018 5:40 UTC
37 points
3 comments2 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Three Miniatures

alkjash25 Feb 2018 5:40 UTC
43 points
8 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Focusing

alkjash26 Feb 2018 6:10 UTC
41 points
20 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Goal Factoring

alkjash26 Feb 2018 23:30 UTC
31 points
3 comments2 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

TDT for Humans

alkjash28 Feb 2018 5:40 UTC
62 points
5 comments5 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Friendship

alkjash1 Mar 2018 6:00 UTC
24 points
14 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Bug Hunt 3

alkjash13 Mar 2018 0:20 UTC
49 points
11 comments3 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Yoda Timers 3: Speed

alkjash13 Mar 2018 18:00 UTC
42 points
10 comments2 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

TAPs 3: Reductionism

alkjash15 Mar 2018 5:20 UTC
41 points
5 comments2 min readLW link
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De­sign 3: Intentionality

alkjash16 Mar 2018 4:30 UTC
44 points
9 comments3 min readLW link
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Silence

alkjash18 Mar 2018 4:10 UTC
100 points
14 comments4 min readLW link
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In­ter­nal Dou­ble Crux

alkjash19 Mar 2018 5:50 UTC
58 points
29 comments3 min readLW link
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The Strate­gic Level

alkjash21 Mar 2018 5:00 UTC
69 points
1 comment2 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Harry Pot­ter and the Method of Entropy

alkjash31 Mar 2018 20:10 UTC
33 points
12 comments1 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

[Question] What are good ra­tio­nal­ity ex­er­cises?

Ben Pace27 Sep 2020 21:25 UTC
49 points
24 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Bab­ble challenge: 50 ways to es­cape a locked room

jacobjacob8 Oct 2020 5:13 UTC
30 points
80 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] Bab­ble challenge: 50 ways of hid­ing Ein­stein’s pen for fifty years

jacobjacob15 Oct 2020 7:23 UTC
32 points
37 comments3 min readLW link

You Be the Jury: Sur­vey on a Cur­rent Event

komponisto9 Dec 2009 4:25 UTC
31 points
266 comments3 min readLW link

ProbDef: a game about prob­a­bil­ity and inference

abstractapplic2 Jan 2018 0:22 UTC
34 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Uny­ield­ing Yoda Timers: Tak­ing the Ham­mer­time Fi­nal Exam

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

In­finite Sum­ma­tions: A Ra­tion­al­ity Lit­mus Test

shev20 Jan 2017 9:31 UTC
25 points
23 comments5 min readLW link

0.999...=1: Another Ra­tion­al­ity Lit­mus Test

shev21 Jan 2017 2:16 UTC
20 points
60 comments7 min readLW link

Can­berra Ra­tion­al­ity Exercises

nBrown3 Feb 2018 2:55 UTC
30 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

The Up-Goer Five Game: Ex­plain­ing hard ideas with sim­ple words

Rob Bensinger5 Sep 2013 5:54 UTC
29 points
82 comments2 min readLW link

case study: iter­a­tive drawing

brown17 Oct 2018 4:35 UTC
25 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Pos­i­tive Bias Test (C++ pro­gram)

MBlume19 May 2009 21:32 UTC
28 points
79 comments4 min readLW link

Mak­ing Beliefs Pay Rent (in An­ti­ci­pated Ex­pe­riences): Exercises

RobinZ17 Apr 2011 15:31 UTC
30 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

Joy in Dis­cov­ery: Galois theory

Eigil Rischel2 Sep 2019 19:16 UTC
31 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

Se­quence Ex­er­cise: first 3 posts from “A Hu­man’s Guide to Words”

Normal_Anomaly16 Apr 2011 17:21 UTC
30 points
18 comments1 min readLW link

One way to ma­nipu­late your level of ab­strac­tion re­lated to a task

Andy_McKenzie19 Aug 2013 5:47 UTC
26 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

A thought-pro­cess test­ing opportunity

[deleted]22 Apr 2013 19:51 UTC
27 points
28 comments1 min readLW link

A Less Mys­te­ri­ous Mind­ful­ness Exercise

[deleted]18 Sep 2012 23:33 UTC
24 points
64 comments7 min readLW link

[Question] Fermi Challenge: Trains and Air Cargo

Ben Pace5 Oct 2020 21:51 UTC
28 points
21 comments1 min readLW link
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