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[META] ‘Ra­tional’ vs ‘Op­ti­mized’

TheOtherDave4 Jan 2012 18:58 UTC
44 points
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Avoid in­fla­tion­ary use of terms

lsparrish30 May 2012 20:31 UTC
99 points
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Things I Learned From Work­ing With A Mar­ket­ing Advisor

sarahconstantin9 Oct 2018 0:10 UTC
66 points
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(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

“Zero Sum” is a mis­nomer.

abramdemski30 Sep 2020 18:25 UTC
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Ra­tion­al­ity Cardinality

jimrandomh27 Apr 2021 22:27 UTC
56 points
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“If and Only If” Should Be Spel­led “Ifeff”

jimrandomh16 Jul 2021 22:03 UTC
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LessWrong Di­as­pora Jar­gon Survey

namespace22 Mar 2018 3:18 UTC
21 points
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Leav­ing Orbit

Rob Bensinger6 Dec 2021 21:48 UTC
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Stop talk­ing about p(doom)

Isaac King1 Jan 2024 10:57 UTC
37 points
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“notkil­lev­ery­oneism” sounds dumb

bhauth28 Apr 2023 19:46 UTC
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Avoid­ing Jar­gon Confusion

Raemon17 Feb 2019 23:37 UTC
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Ap­pendix: Jar­gon Dictionary

CFAR!Duncan13 Aug 2022 8:09 UTC
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Please (re)ex­plain your per­sonal jargon

Nathan Helm-Burger22 Aug 2022 14:30 UTC
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[Question] What is the “Less Wrong” ap­proved acronym for 1984-risk?

Logan Zoellner10 Sep 2022 14:38 UTC
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Public-fac­ing Cen­sor­ship Is Safety Theater, Caus­ing Rep­u­ta­tional Da­m­age

Yitz23 Sep 2022 5:08 UTC
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Com­mon vs Ex­pert Jar­gon

Raemon21 Sep 2017 3:05 UTC
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Against nam­ing things, and so on

whales15 Oct 2017 23:48 UTC
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Ex­pres­sive Vocabulary

Alicorn24 May 2018 6:59 UTC
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The Pink Sparkly Ball Thing (Use unique, non-ob­vi­ous terms for nu­anced con­cepts)

MalcolmOcean20 Feb 2016 23:25 UTC
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[Question] Ter­minol­ogy: <some­thing>-ware for ML?

Oliver Sourbut3 Jan 2024 11:42 UTC
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Sub­scripts for Probabilities

niplav13 Apr 2023 18:32 UTC
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Son of Shit Ra­tion­al­ists Say

Eneasz1 Jun 2012 13:47 UTC
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Shit Ra­tion­al­ists Say?

Eneasz25 Jan 2012 21:51 UTC
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[Question] Term/​Cat­e­gory for AI with Neu­tral Im­pact?

isomic11 May 2023 22:00 UTC
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Pro­posal: we should start refer­ring to the risk from un­al­igned AI as a type of *ac­ci­dent risk*

Christopher King16 May 2023 15:18 UTC
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[Question] Op­tion Space Nomenclature

SilverFlame8 Dec 2023 23:14 UTC
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“Mem­branes” is bet­ter ter­minol­ogy than “bound­aries” alone

28 May 2023 22:16 UTC
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[Question] What is some un­nec­es­sar­ily ob­scure jar­gon that peo­ple here tend to use?

jchan12 Jul 2023 13:52 UTC
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Cat­a­lyst books

Catnee17 Sep 2023 17:05 UTC
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Why ra­tio­nal­ists should care (more) about free software

RichardJActon23 Jan 2022 17:31 UTC
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Wanted: No­ta­tion for credal resilience

PeterH31 Jul 2022 7:35 UTC
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Do meta-memes and meta-an­timemes ex­ist? e.g. ‘The map is not the ter­ri­tory’ is also a map

M. Y. Zuo7 Aug 2022 1:17 UTC
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