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In­for­ma­tion Cascades

TagLast edit: 1 Oct 2020 21:33 UTC by Ruby

An information cascade occurs when people signal that they have information about something, but actually based their judgment on other people’s signals, resulting in a self-reinforcing community opinion that does not necessarily reflect reality.

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In­for­ma­tion cascades

Johnicholas6 Mar 2009 4:08 UTC
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[Question] Un­der­stand­ing in­for­ma­tion cascades

13 Mar 2019 10:55 UTC
50 points
42 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] How large is the harm from info-cas­cades? [Info-cas­cade se­ries]

13 Mar 2019 10:55 UTC
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In­for­ma­tion cas­cades in sci­en­tific practice

RichardKennaway29 Jul 2009 12:08 UTC
10 points
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LessWrong anti-kib­itzer (hides com­ment au­thors and vote counts)

Marcello9 Mar 2009 19:18 UTC
65 points
62 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How can we re­spond to info-cas­cades? [Info-cas­cade se­ries]

13 Mar 2019 10:55 UTC
14 points
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[Question] Distri­bu­tion of info-cas­cades across fields? [Info-cas­cade se­ries]

13 Mar 2019 10:55 UTC
14 points
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[Question] For­mal­is­ing con­tin­u­ous info cas­cades? [Info-cas­cade se­ries]

13 Mar 2019 10:55 UTC
16 points
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Epistemic Luck

Alicorn8 Feb 2010 0:02 UTC
101 points
133 comments3 min readLW link

Database of ex­is­ten­tial risk estimates

MichaelA20 Apr 2020 1:08 UTC
21 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

Diseased dis­ci­plines: the strange case of the in­verted chart

Morendil7 Feb 2012 9:45 UTC
62 points
150 comments4 min readLW link

In a world… of ven­ture capital

Zvi15 May 2015 14:02 UTC
1 point
0 comments6 min readLW link

Tran­si­tive Tol­er­ance Means Intolerance

orthonormal14 Aug 2021 17:52 UTC
38 points
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