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Filtered Evidence

TagLast edit: 12 Feb 2021 9:41 UTC by Yoav Ravid

Filtered evidence is evidence that was selected for the purpose of proving (disproving) a hypothesis. Filtered evidence may be highly misleading, but still it can be useful, if considered with care.

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What Ev­i­dence Filtered Ev­i­dence?

Eliezer Yudkowsky29 Sep 2007 23:10 UTC
76 points
43 comments4 min readLW link

Heads I Win, Tails?—Never Heard of Her; Or, Selec­tive Re­port­ing and the Tragedy of the Green Rationalists

Zack_M_Davis24 Sep 2019 4:12 UTC
223 points
37 comments8 min readLW link2 nominations2 reviews

Think­ing About Filtered Ev­i­dence Is (Very!) Hard

abramdemski19 Mar 2020 23:20 UTC
84 points
29 comments14 min readLW link

Yes Re­quires the Pos­si­bil­ity of No

Scott Garrabrant17 May 2019 22:39 UTC
153 points
49 comments2 min readLW link6 nominations2 reviews

A Ra­tional Argument

Eliezer Yudkowsky2 Oct 2007 18:35 UTC
71 points
41 comments2 min readLW link

Chart­ing Deaths: Real­ity vs Reported

lifelonglearner30 Mar 2018 0:50 UTC
13 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(owenshen24.github.io)

Lit­tle­wood’s Law and the Global Media

gwern12 Jan 2019 17:46 UTC
36 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(www.gwern.net)

Monty Hall in the Wild

Jacob Falkovich6 Jun 2018 18:03 UTC
22 points
9 comments6 min readLW link

Charisma is a Force Multiplier

Davis_Kingsley11 Oct 2020 10:21 UTC
34 points
11 comments2 min readLW link

The Bot­tom Line

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Sep 2007 17:47 UTC
88 points
14 comments4 min readLW link

In­form­ers and Persuaders

Eliezer Yudkowsky10 Feb 2009 20:22 UTC
29 points
21 comments5 min readLW link
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