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More Dakka

TagLast edit: 1 Aug 2020 6:55 UTC by Yoav Ravid

More Dakka is the trope of solving problems by unloading as many rounds of ammunition at them as possible. (TVtropes).
In the rationalist community it was popularized by Zvi to mean the technique of throwing more resources at a problem to see if you get better results.

More Dakka

Zvi2 Dec 2017 13:10 UTC
184 points
25 comments13 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Sin­gu­lar­ity Mindset

alkjash19 Jan 2018 0:32 UTC
52 points
15 comments4 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

One Day Sooner

Screwtape2 Nov 2023 19:00 UTC
97 points
5 comments8 min readLW link

Per­son­al­ized Medicine For Real

sarahconstantin4 Mar 2019 22:40 UTC
213 points
16 comments5 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Work dumber not smarter

lukehmiles1 Jun 2023 12:40 UTC
94 points
17 comments3 min readLW link

Dual Wielding

Zvi27 Aug 2019 14:10 UTC
60 points
23 comments2 min readLW link3 reviews
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

How to Build a Lumenator

Raemon12 Aug 2018 5:11 UTC
75 points
27 comments2 min readLW link

More Dakka for Coron­avirus: We need im­me­di­ate hu­man tri­als of many vac­cine-can­di­dates and si­mul­ta­neous man­u­fac­tur­ing of all of them

avturchin13 Mar 2020 13:35 UTC
54 points
18 comments2 min readLW link

Use the Try Harder, Luke

Eliezer Yudkowsky2 Oct 2008 10:52 UTC
259 points
44 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Why aren’t we all us­ing Taf­fix?

ChristianKl26 Feb 2021 23:09 UTC
63 points
24 comments1 min readLW link

It Takes Two Parac­eta­mol?

Eli_13 Dec 2022 16:29 UTC
33 points
10 comments2 min readLW link

Ham­mers and Nails

alkjash23 Jan 2018 1:19 UTC
88 points
35 comments4 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Be­ing good at the basics

dominicq4 Nov 2023 14:18 UTC
32 points
1 comment3 min readLW link

For God’s sake, Google it.

Aaron Bergman10 Aug 2021 23:52 UTC
19 points
16 comments4 min readLW link
(aaronbergman.substack.com)

Eight Short Stud­ies On Excuses

Scott Alexander20 Apr 2010 23:01 UTC
777 points
249 comments10 min readLW link

Se­cu­rity Mind­set: Les­sons from 20+ years of Soft­ware Se­cu­rity Failures Rele­vant to AGI Alignment

elspood21 Jun 2022 23:55 UTC
358 points
42 comments7 min readLW link1 review

What failure looks like

paulfchristiano17 Mar 2019 20:18 UTC
396 points
53 comments8 min readLW link2 reviews

Anti-so­cial Punishment

Martin Sustrik27 Sep 2018 7:08 UTC
293 points
66 comments6 min readLW link3 reviews

So­cial be­hav­ior curves, equil­ibria, and radicalism

Eric Neyman5 Jun 2021 1:39 UTC
186 points
18 comments20 min readLW link1 review
(ericneyman.wordpress.com)

The Thing and the Sym­bolic Rep­re­sen­ta­tion of The Thing

Zvi30 Jun 2015 0:15 UTC
16 points
0 comments5 min readLW link
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