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Mechanism Design

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Mechanism Design

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In­cen­tive com­pat­i­bil­ity and the Reve­la­tion Principle

badger3 May 2014 13:38 UTC
34 points
7 comments6 min readLW link

[Se­quence an­nounce­ment] In­tro­duc­tion to Mechanism Design

badger30 Apr 2014 16:21 UTC
87 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

Mechanism De­sign: Con­struct­ing Al­gorithms for Strate­gic Agents

badger30 Apr 2014 18:37 UTC
65 points
13 comments9 min readLW link

Strat­e­gyproof Mechanisms: Possibilities

badger2 Jun 2014 2:26 UTC
39 points
4 comments6 min readLW link

Swiss Poli­ti­cal Sys­tem: More than You ever Wanted to Know (I.)

Martin Sustrik19 Jul 2020 1:11 UTC
138 points
28 comments24 min readLW link

A vot­ing the­ory primer for rationalists

Jameson Quinn12 Apr 2018 15:15 UTC
177 points
88 comments17 min readLW link

Anti-so­cial Punishment

Martin Sustrik27 Sep 2018 7:08 UTC
213 points
64 comments6 min readLW link

Mo­ral pub­lic goods

paulfchristiano26 Jan 2020 0:10 UTC
136 points
74 comments4 min readLW link
(sideways-view.com)

[not on­go­ing] Thoughts on Pro­por­tional vot­ing methods

Jameson Quinn22 Jul 2020 2:46 UTC
32 points
56 comments46 min readLW link

Swiss Poli­ti­cal Sys­tem: More than You ever Wanted to Know (III.)

Martin Sustrik11 Aug 2020 5:09 UTC
62 points
5 comments22 min readLW link

In­sti­tu­tional Senescence

Martin Sustrik26 Jun 2020 4:40 UTC
26 points
7 comments2 min readLW link
(250bpm.com)

[Question] [Re­source Re­quest] What are good re­sources for best prac­tice for cre­at­ing bu­reau­cracy?

ChristianKl9 Jul 2020 12:05 UTC
11 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Moloch Hasn’t Won

Zvi28 Dec 2019 16:30 UTC
138 points
37 comments7 min readLW link3 nominations1 review
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Quotes from Mo­ral Mazes

Zvi30 May 2019 11:50 UTC
79 points
25 comments53 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

The Costly Co­or­di­na­tion Mechanism of Com­mon Knowledge

Ben Pace15 Mar 2018 20:20 UTC
139 points
30 comments19 min readLW link

Quadratic vot­ing for the 2018 Review

Ben Pace20 Dec 2019 22:59 UTC
32 points
42 comments5 min readLW link

[Part 1] Am­plify­ing gen­er­al­ist re­search via fore­cast­ing – Models of im­pact and challenges

19 Dec 2019 15:50 UTC
53 points
24 comments17 min readLW link

On Col­lu­sion—Vi­talik Buterin

Matt Goldenberg9 Oct 2019 14:45 UTC
24 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(hackernoon.com)

Com­bin­ing Pre­dic­tion Tech­nolo­gies to Help Moder­ate Discussions

Wei_Dai8 Dec 2016 0:19 UTC
21 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

In­ter­faces as a Scarce Resource

johnswentworth5 Mar 2020 18:20 UTC
127 points
9 comments12 min readLW link

Crowd­sourc­ing mod­er­a­tion with­out sac­ri­fic­ing quality

paulfchristiano2 Dec 2016 21:47 UTC
18 points
26 comments1 min readLW link
(sideways-view.com)

Ra­tional Me or We?

RobinHanson17 Mar 2009 13:39 UTC
146 points
156 comments1 min readLW link

How can non­prof­its gain the ad­van­tages of the for-profit model?

jasoncrawford6 May 2020 1:15 UTC
37 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(rootsofprogress.org)

Melt­ing democracy

Richard_Ngo29 Apr 2020 20:10 UTC
25 points
6 comments6 min readLW link
(thinkingcomplete.blogspot.com)

Shap­ing eco­nomic in­cen­tives for col­lab­o­ra­tive AGI

Kaj_Sotala29 Jun 2018 16:26 UTC
45 points
15 comments4 min readLW link

Eng­ineer­ing Ex­pe­rience Through Score

ZorbaTHut2 Aug 2020 12:09 UTC
23 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

How To Use Bureaucracies

Samo Burja17 Jul 2018 8:10 UTC
66 points
37 comments9 min readLW link
(medium.com)

Re­place judges with Key­ne­sian beauty con­tests?

John_Maxwell7 Oct 2019 4:00 UTC
30 points
5 comments4 min readLW link

Re­vi­tal­iz­ing Less Wrong seems like a lost pur­pose, but here are some other ideas

John_Maxwell12 Jun 2016 7:38 UTC
35 points
34 comments6 min readLW link

Honors Fuel Achievement

Samo Burja10 Jun 2019 16:10 UTC
38 points
2 comments8 min readLW link
(medium.com)

So­cial Technology

Samo Burja2 Mar 2018 19:54 UTC
13 points
5 comments11 min readLW link

Ex­per­i­ment: Separate High/​Low Pro­duc­tive Hours

Raemon8 Feb 2018 4:10 UTC
15 points
2 comments2 min readLW link

More Notes on Sim­ple Rules

Zvi21 May 2019 14:50 UTC
34 points
1 comment6 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Distributed pub­lic goods provision

paulfchristiano26 Sep 2020 21:20 UTC
25 points
3 comments5 min readLW link
(sideways-view.com)

When Hind­sight Isn’t 20/​20: In­cen­tive De­sign With Im­perfect Credit Allocation

johnswentworth8 Nov 2020 19:16 UTC
56 points
21 comments6 min readLW link

Nash Score for Vot­ing Techniques

abramdemski26 Nov 2020 19:29 UTC
13 points
5 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] Num­ber-guess­ing pro­to­col?

abramdemski7 Dec 2020 15:07 UTC
19 points
28 comments1 min readLW link

Inad­e­quate Equil­ibria vs. Gover­nance of the Commons

Martin Sustrik25 May 2018 13:17 UTC
163 points
19 comments14 min readLW link

Dire Bullshit

Alicorn15 Apr 2018 4:59 UTC
82 points
4 comments2 min readLW link

Recom­men­da­tions vs. Guidelines

Scott Alexander13 Apr 2018 4:10 UTC
66 points
18 comments5 min readLW link
(slatestarcodex.com)

Strong Votes [Up­date: De­ployed]

Raemon1 Jun 2018 21:03 UTC
73 points
84 comments2 min readLW link

Se­cu­rity Mind­set and the Lo­gis­tic Suc­cess Curve

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 Nov 2017 15:58 UTC
67 points
45 comments20 min readLW link

Play­ing Politics

sarahconstantin5 Dec 2018 0:30 UTC
88 points
45 comments12 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

LessWrong 2.0

Vaniver9 Dec 2015 18:59 UTC
126 points
318 comments8 min readLW link

The Power of Reinforcement

lukeprog21 Jun 2012 13:42 UTC
144 points
474 comments4 min readLW link

What is op­er­a­tions?

Swimmer96326 Sep 2019 14:16 UTC
106 points
9 comments7 min readLW link2 nominations

Les­sons from the Cold War on In­for­ma­tion Hazards: Why In­ter­nal Com­mu­ni­ca­tion is Critical

Gentzel24 Feb 2018 23:34 UTC
47 points
10 comments4 min readLW link

From Per­sonal to Pri­son Gangs: En­forc­ing Proso­cial Behavior

johnswentworth24 Jan 2019 18:07 UTC
127 points
24 comments5 min readLW link2 nominations2 reviews

Less Com­pe­ti­tion, More Mer­i­toc­racy?

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

Defeat­ing Ugh Fields In Practice

Psychohistorian19 Jun 2010 19:37 UTC
89 points
95 comments2 min readLW link

The Case for The EA Hotel

Matt Goldenberg31 Mar 2019 12:31 UTC
56 points
26 comments10 min readLW link

Recom­men­da­tion Fea­tures on LessWrong

15 Jun 2019 0:23 UTC
62 points
36 comments4 min readLW link

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

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

3 Cul­tural In­fras­truc­ture Ideas from MAPLE

Unreal26 Nov 2019 18:56 UTC
53 points
15 comments9 min readLW link1 nomination

Re­place your­self first if you’re mov­ing to the Bay

Raemon22 Jul 2018 20:57 UTC
56 points
12 comments4 min readLW link

Why Do You Keep Hav­ing This Prob­lem?

Davis_Kingsley20 Jan 2020 8:33 UTC
47 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

Pro­tect­ing Large Pro­jects Against Mazedom

Zvi3 Feb 2020 17:10 UTC
48 points
5 comments4 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Re­sponse to Glen Weyl on Tech­noc­racy and the Ra­tion­al­ist Community

John_Maxwell22 Aug 2019 23:14 UTC
59 points
9 comments9 min readLW link

How I see knowl­edge aggregation

zulupineapple3 Feb 2018 10:31 UTC
24 points
17 comments2 min readLW link

3 Levels of Ra­tion­al­ity Verification

Eliezer Yudkowsky15 Mar 2009 17:19 UTC
57 points
238 comments3 min readLW link

Per­mis­sions in Governance

sarahconstantin2 Aug 2019 19:50 UTC
53 points
12 comments8 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Turn­ing the Tech­ni­cal Crank

Error5 Apr 2016 5:36 UTC
74 points
134 comments6 min readLW link

Pre­dic­tion-Aug­mented Eval­u­a­tion Systems

ozziegooen9 Nov 2018 10:55 UTC
43 points
12 comments8 min readLW link

Is com­mu­nity-col­lab­o­ra­tive ar­ti­cle pro­duc­tion pos­si­ble?

lukeprog21 Mar 2012 20:10 UTC
57 points
46 comments3 min readLW link

Sim­ple Rules of Law

Zvi19 May 2019 0:10 UTC
52 points
24 comments28 min readLW link2 nominations1 review
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Quick Thoughts on Gen­er­a­tion and Eval­u­a­tion of Hy­pothe­ses in a Community

Ben Pace6 Sep 2018 1:01 UTC
52 points
5 comments4 min readLW link

Frac­tional Re­serve Charity

Alicorn7 Jun 2019 5:14 UTC
33 points
4 comments5 min readLW link

[Question] Why aren’t as­surance con­tracts widely used?

Daniel Kokotajlo1 Dec 2019 0:20 UTC
30 points
14 comments1 min readLW link

Every­thing I ever needed to know, I learned from World of War­craft: In­cen­tives and rewards

Said Achmiz7 May 2018 6:44 UTC
12 points
6 comments9 min readLW link
(blog.obormot.net)

[Question] How im­por­tant is it that LW has an un­limited sup­ply of karma?

jacobjacob11 Feb 2019 1:41 UTC
27 points
9 comments2 min readLW link

Crime and punishment

PhilGoetz24 Mar 2011 21:53 UTC
50 points
192 comments2 min readLW link

New pa­per: The In­cen­tives that Shape Behaviour

RyanCarey23 Jan 2020 19:07 UTC
23 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(arxiv.org)

[Question] Could we solve this email mess if we all moved to paid emails?

jacobjacob11 Aug 2019 16:31 UTC
29 points
50 comments4 min readLW link

Every­thing I ever needed to know, I learned from World of War­craft: Good­hart’s law

Said Achmiz3 May 2018 16:33 UTC
28 points
21 comments6 min readLW link
(blog.obormot.net)

One Web­site To Rule Them All?

anna_macdonald11 Jan 2019 19:14 UTC
30 points
23 comments10 min readLW link

The effi­ciency of prizes

lukeprog3 Apr 2012 21:45 UTC
37 points
18 comments2 min readLW link

A Model of Ra­tional Policy: When Is a Goal “Good”?

FCCC10 Oct 2020 17:05 UTC
2 points
0 comments17 min readLW link

Lite Blocking

jefftk5 Nov 2019 13:50 UTC
21 points
4 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Bo­gus Exam Questions

Donald Hobson28 Mar 2020 12:56 UTC
18 points
7 comments3 min readLW link

Longevity Insurance

canadaduane20 Feb 2012 0:30 UTC
23 points
18 comments2 min readLW link

The New Age of So­cial Engineering

VivaLaPanda7 Dec 2019 0:23 UTC
22 points
7 comments11 min readLW link

How to solve the ar­gu­ment about what the al­gorithm should do

Yoav Ravid15 Jan 2021 6:08 UTC
18 points
8 comments1 min readLW link