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Nar­ra­tives (sto­ries)

TagLast edit: 15 Jul 2020 19:33 UTC by jacobjacob

See also: Public discourse, Fiction, Writing, Social reality

Op­ti­miz­ing for Sto­ries (vs Op­ti­miz­ing Real­ity)

Ruby7 Jan 2019 8:03 UTC
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[Tran­script] Tyler Cowen on Stories

Grognor17 Dec 2011 5:42 UTC
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Peter Thiel/​Eric We­in­stein Tran­script on Growth, Violence, and Stories

Ben Pace31 Aug 2019 2:44 UTC
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Se­ri­ous Stories

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 Jan 2009 23:49 UTC
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Ten Minutes with Sam Altman

lsusr28 Dec 2021 7:32 UTC
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You get one story detail

Gordon Seidoh Worley5 Apr 2022 4:38 UTC
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Fore­cast­ing Through Fiction

Yitz6 Jul 2022 5:03 UTC
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Short story spec­u­lat­ing on pos­si­ble ram­ifi­ca­tions of AI on the art world

Yitz1 Sep 2022 21:15 UTC
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(archiveofourown.org)

Nar­ra­tive, self-image, and self-communication

Academian19 Dec 2012 9:42 UTC
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The In­tel­li­gent So­cial Web

Valentine22 Feb 2018 18:55 UTC
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Si­mu­lacra Levels in Literature

Miniman2 Oct 2022 21:13 UTC
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Tel­ling more ra­tio­nal stories

DirectedEvolution17 Jul 2020 17:47 UTC
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Where’s my magic sword?

lsusr27 Sep 2021 7:26 UTC
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Nar­ra­tive truth

Chris_Leong26 Aug 2021 17:49 UTC
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[Book Re­view] “Sorceror’s Ap­pren­tice” by Tahir Shah

lsusr20 Nov 2021 11:29 UTC
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Train­ing My Friend to Cook

lsusr29 Aug 2021 5:54 UTC
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The Ma­chine that Broke My Heart

lsusr30 Dec 2021 11:59 UTC
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Treat Ex­am­ples as World-Building

adamShimi10 Mar 2022 15:09 UTC
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ChatGPT tells 20 ver­sions of its pro­to­typ­i­cal story, with a short note on method

Bill Benzon14 Oct 2023 15:27 UTC
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Avoid News, Part 2: What the Stock Mar­ket Taught Me about News

PeterMcCluskey14 Jun 2021 20:54 UTC
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(www.bayesianinvestor.com)

Every­body Comes Back

Alex Beyman24 Sep 2022 23:53 UTC
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ChatGPT in­ti­mates a tan­ta­l­iz­ing fu­ture; its core LLM is or­ga­nized on mul­ti­ple lev­els; and it has bro­ken the idea of think­ing.

Bill Benzon24 Jan 2023 19:05 UTC
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ChatGPT: Tan­tal­iz­ing af­terthoughts in search of story tra­jec­to­ries [in­duc­tion heads]

Bill Benzon3 Feb 2023 10:35 UTC
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Ex­plor­ing Lily’s world with ChatGPT [things an AI won’t do]

Bill Benzon19 Feb 2023 16:39 UTC
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ChatGPT tells sto­ries, and a note about re­verse en­g­ineer­ing: A Work­ing Paper

Bill Benzon3 Mar 2023 15:12 UTC
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Nyarlathotep Stirs: A Meta-Nar­ra­tive ChatGPT Story

Charlie Sanders20 Mar 2023 8:00 UTC
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(dailymicrofiction.substack.com)

My 1st month at a “neu­ro­di­ver­gent gifted school” called Min­erva University

exanova10 Oct 2023 3:34 UTC
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(inawe.substack.com)

The Jolly Green Gi­ant Chron­i­cles [ChatGPT]

Bill Benzon18 Feb 2024 17:28 UTC
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The Heal­ing Code of Joan

jdcampolargo30 Mar 2023 21:09 UTC
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Reread­ing At­las Shrugged

Vaniver28 Jul 2020 18:54 UTC
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Guardians of Ayn Rand

Eliezer Yudkowsky18 Dec 2007 6:24 UTC
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Sa­vanna Poets

Eliezer Yudkowsky18 Mar 2008 18:42 UTC
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Lit­tle­wood’s Law and the Global Media

gwern12 Jan 2019 17:46 UTC
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(www.gwern.net)

PlayS­ta­tion Odysseys

Jacob Falkovich1 Jul 2019 17:41 UTC
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Why safety is not safe

rwallace14 Jun 2009 5:20 UTC
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Are You a So­lar De­ity?

Scott Alexander15 Mar 2009 19:30 UTC
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Why Sup­port the Un­der­dog?

Scott Alexander5 Apr 2009 0:01 UTC
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Why You’re Stuck in a Narrative

[deleted]4 Aug 2009 0:31 UTC
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Defeat­ing the Villain

Zubon26 Mar 2015 21:43 UTC
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Imag­i­nary Positions

Eliezer Yudkowsky23 Dec 2008 17:35 UTC
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Thoughts about Dr Stone and Mythology

mako yass25 Feb 2020 1:51 UTC
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The dan­ger of liv­ing a story—Sin­gu­lar­ity Tropes

patrissimo14 Nov 2010 22:39 UTC
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Scale Was All We Needed, At First

Gabriel Mukobi14 Feb 2024 1:49 UTC
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(aiacumen.substack.com)

Don’t Think About the Thing Be­hind the Cur­tain.

keltan19 Sep 2023 2:07 UTC
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