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37 Ways That Words Can Be Wrong

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 Mar 2008 5:09 UTC
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Un­nat­u­ral Cat­e­gories Are Op­ti­mized for Deception

Zack_M_Davis8 Jan 2021 20:54 UTC
89 points
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Where to Draw the Boundaries?

Zack_M_Davis13 Apr 2019 21:34 UTC
120 points
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Philos­o­phy in the Dark­est Timeline: Ba­sics of the Evolu­tion of Meaning

Zack_M_Davis7 Jun 2020 7:52 UTC
126 points
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A rev­olu­tion in philos­o­phy: the rise of con­cep­tual engineering

Suspended Reason2 Jun 2020 18:30 UTC
130 points
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Schel­ling Cat­e­gories, and Sim­ple Mem­ber­ship Tests

Zack_M_Davis26 Aug 2019 2:43 UTC
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Maybe Ly­ing Can’t Ex­ist?!

Zack_M_Davis23 Aug 2020 0:36 UTC
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Fuzzy Boundaries, Real Concepts

orthonormal7 May 2018 3:39 UTC
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Ta­boo Your Words

Eliezer Yudkowsky15 Feb 2008 22:53 UTC
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The Cat­e­gories Were Made For Man, Not Man For The Categories

Scott Alexander21 Nov 2014 14:34 UTC
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Sapir-Whorf for Rationalists

[DEACTIVATED] Duncan Sabien25 Jan 2023 7:58 UTC
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Pon­der­ing the paucity of vol­canic pro­fan­ity post Pom­peii perusal

CraigMichael1 Sep 2022 9:29 UTC
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Blue is Arbitrary

lsusr14 Mar 2021 9:04 UTC
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Sneak­ing in Connotations

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Feb 2008 19:41 UTC
76 points
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Re­ply to Nate Soares on Dolphins

Zack_M_Davis10 Jun 2021 4:53 UTC
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Dis­guised Queries

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 Feb 2008 0:05 UTC
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Only say ‘ra­tio­nal’ when you can’t elimi­nate the word

Eliezer Yudkowsky31 May 2012 6:56 UTC
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The Parable of the Dagger

Eliezer Yudkowsky1 Feb 2008 20:53 UTC
215 points
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Con­cepts Don’t Work That Way

lukeprog28 Sep 2011 2:01 UTC
85 points
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Words as Hid­den Inferences

Eliezer Yudkowsky3 Feb 2008 23:36 UTC
86 points
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A Hill of Val­idity in Defense of Meaning

Zack_M_Davis15 Jul 2023 17:57 UTC
8 points
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(unremediatedgender.space)

Ter­mi­nal Values and In­stru­men­tal Values

Eliezer Yudkowsky15 Nov 2007 7:56 UTC
104 points
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Dis­solv­ing the Question

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 Mar 2008 3:17 UTC
132 points
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The Cluster Struc­ture of Thingspace

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 Feb 2008 0:07 UTC
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The Dark Mir­a­cle of Optics

Suspended Reason24 Jun 2020 3:09 UTC
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Mean­ing is Quasi-Idempotent

Chris_Leong24 Jul 2020 4:08 UTC
5 points
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How An Al­gorithm Feels From Inside

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Feb 2008 2:35 UTC
247 points
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Words and Implications

johnswentworth1 Oct 2020 17:37 UTC
61 points
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Disput­ing Definitions

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Feb 2008 0:15 UTC
108 points
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The Fu­til­ity of Emergence

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 Aug 2007 22:10 UTC
92 points
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2-Place and 1-Place Words

Eliezer Yudkowsky27 Jun 2008 7:39 UTC
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al­ign your la­tent spaces

bhauth24 Dec 2023 16:30 UTC
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(www.bhauth.com)

If Clar­ity Seems Like Death to Them

Zack_M_Davis30 Dec 2023 17:40 UTC
40 points
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(unremediatedgender.space)

Wor­ri­some mi­s­un­der­stand­ing of the core is­sues with AI transition

Roman Leventov18 Jan 2024 10:05 UTC
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Lin­guis­tic Freedom

Chris_Leong6 Jan 2021 7:23 UTC
10 points
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The Parable of Hemlock

Eliezer Yudkowsky3 Feb 2008 2:01 UTC
81 points
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Ex­ten­sions and Intensions

Eliezer Yudkowsky4 Feb 2008 21:34 UTC
90 points
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Similar­ity Clusters

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 Feb 2008 3:34 UTC
55 points
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Typ­i­cal­ity and Asym­met­ri­cal Similarity

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 Feb 2008 21:20 UTC
47 points
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Neu­ral Categories

Eliezer Yudkowsky10 Feb 2008 0:33 UTC
57 points
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Feel the Meaning

Eliezer Yudkowsky13 Feb 2008 1:01 UTC
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The Ar­gu­ment from Com­mon Usage

Eliezer Yudkowsky13 Feb 2008 16:24 UTC
56 points
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Ly­ing Align­ment Chart

Zack_M_Davis29 Nov 2023 16:15 UTC
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En­forc­ing Type Distinction

lionhearted (Sebastian Marshall)31 Jul 2020 11:39 UTC
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Wrong Questions

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 Mar 2008 17:11 UTC
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Fal­la­cies of Compression

Eliezer Yudkowsky17 Feb 2008 18:51 UTC
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Hedge drift and ad­vanced motte-and-bailey

Stefan_Schubert1 May 2016 14:45 UTC
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How webs of mean­ing grow and change

Hazard14 Aug 2020 13:58 UTC
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Words as Men­tal Paint­brush Handles

Eliezer Yudkowsky1 Mar 2008 23:58 UTC
47 points
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Su­per­ex­po­nen­tial Con­ceptspace, and Sim­ple Words

Eliezer Yudkowsky24 Feb 2008 23:59 UTC
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Blegg Mode

Zack_M_Davis11 Mar 2019 15:04 UTC
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Whether LLMs “un­der­stand” any­thing is mostly a ter­minolog­i­cal dispute

RobertM9 Jul 2023 3:31 UTC
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Two Hot Takes about Quine

Charlie Steiner11 Jul 2023 6:42 UTC
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Re­la­bel­ings vs. Ex­ter­nal References

Chris_Leong20 Sep 2019 2:20 UTC
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Referenc­ing the Unreferencable

Chris_Leong4 Apr 2020 10:42 UTC
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Lan­guage, the Key to Everything

chris8217912 Feb 2019 5:06 UTC
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Ex­tended Pic­ture The­ory or Models in­side Models in­side Models

Chris_Leong10 Mar 2021 13:24 UTC
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Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Re­quires Com­mon In­ter­ests or Differ­en­tial Sig­nal Costs

Zack_M_Davis26 Mar 2021 6:41 UTC
40 points
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There’s no such thing as a tree (phy­lo­ge­net­i­cally)

eukaryote3 May 2021 3:47 UTC
332 points
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(eukaryotewritesblog.com)

De­liber­ately Vague Lan­guage is Bullshit

lsusr14 May 2021 9:17 UTC
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Ques­tions are tools to help an­swer­ers op­ti­mize utility

ozziegooen24 May 2021 19:30 UTC
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Blood Is Thicker Than Water 🐬

Zack_M_Davis28 Sep 2021 3:21 UTC
36 points
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Book Re­view: Philo­soph­i­cal In­ves­ti­ga­tions by Wittgenstein

Chris_Leong12 Oct 2021 20:14 UTC
34 points
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Com­ment on “De­cep­tion as Co­op­er­a­tion”

Zack_M_Davis27 Nov 2021 4:04 UTC
23 points
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Challenges to Yud­kowsky’s Pro­noun Re­form Proposal

Zack_M_Davis13 Mar 2022 20:38 UTC
53 points
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(unremediatedgender.space)

The Cage of the Language

Martin Sustrik13 Apr 2022 5:20 UTC
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Fun­da­men­tal Uncer­tainty: Chap­ter 2 - Why do words have mean­ing?

Gordon Seidoh Worley18 Apr 2022 20:54 UTC
14 points
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Gen­ders Discrimination

Jacob Falkovich7 Jul 2022 15:20 UTC
10 points
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Please (re)ex­plain your per­sonal jargon

Nathan Helm-Burger22 Aug 2022 14:30 UTC
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Play­ing shell games with definitions

weverka8 Dec 2022 19:35 UTC
9 points
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Sazen

[DEACTIVATED] Duncan Sabien21 Dec 2022 7:54 UTC
267 points
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Lan­guage Ex Machina

janus15 Jan 2023 9:19 UTC
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(generative.ink)

ChatGPT un­der­stands language

philosophybear27 Jan 2023 7:14 UTC
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(philosophybear.substack.com)

Fun­da­men­tal Uncer­tainty: Chap­ter 5 - How do we know what we know?

Gordon Seidoh Worley28 Dec 2022 1:28 UTC
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The Waluigi Effect (mega-post)

Cleo Nardo3 Mar 2023 3:22 UTC
610 points
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Chom­sky on ChatGPT (link)

mukashi9 Mar 2023 7:00 UTC
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What is a defi­ni­tion, how can it be ex­trap­o­lated?

Stuart_Armstrong14 Mar 2023 18:08 UTC
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Diseased think­ing: dis­solv­ing ques­tions about disease

Scott Alexander30 May 2010 21:16 UTC
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Notes on Sincer­ity and such

David Gross1 Dec 2020 5:09 UTC
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Liv­ing Metaphorically

lukeprog28 Nov 2011 15:01 UTC
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Cal­ibrate words, not just probabilities

MikkW18 Jul 2020 5:56 UTC
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[Linkpost] A shared lin­guis­tic space for trans­mit­ting our thoughts from brain to brain in nat­u­ral conversations

Bogdan Ionut Cirstea1 Jul 2023 13:57 UTC
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Schematic Think­ing: heuris­tic gen­er­al­iza­tion us­ing Korzyb­ski’s method

romeostevensit14 Oct 2019 19:29 UTC
27 points
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In­for­mal se­man­tics and Orders

Q Home27 Aug 2022 4:17 UTC
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Defi­ni­tions are about effi­ciency and con­sis­tency with com­mon lan­guage.

Nacruno9610 Jul 2023 23:46 UTC
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Ac­tors and scribes, words and deeds

Benquo26 Apr 2017 5:12 UTC
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How Large Lan­guage Models Nuke our Naive No­tions of Truth and Reality

Sean Lee17 Apr 2023 18:08 UTC
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Simulators

janus2 Sep 2022 12:45 UTC
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(generative.ink)

How Speci­fic­ity Works

Liron3 Sep 2019 12:11 UTC
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Fun­da­men­tally Fuzzy Con­cepts Can’t Have Crisp Defi­ni­tions: Co­op­er­a­tion and Align­ment vs Math and Physics

VojtaKovarik21 Jul 2023 21:03 UTC
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The Parable of the Dag­ger—The Animation

Writer29 Jul 2023 14:03 UTC
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(youtu.be)

The Unifi­ca­tion of Physics and Me­ta­physics: 22 Ax­ioms for All Existences

30 Apr 2023 4:16 UTC
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Claiming Connotations

Error9 Dec 2012 23:40 UTC
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Fake Norms, or “Truth” vs. Truth

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Jul 2008 10:23 UTC
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STRUCTURE: A Hazardous Guide to Words

Hazard20 Jun 2019 15:27 UTC
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Words Aren’t Type Safe

Hazard19 Jun 2019 20:34 UTC
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“Ar­bi­trary”

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Aug 2008 17:55 UTC
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Is Fair­ness Ar­bi­trary?

Eliezer Yudkowsky14 Aug 2008 1:54 UTC
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Cat­e­gory Qual­ifi­ca­tions (w/​ ex­er­cises)

Logan Riggs15 Sep 2019 16:28 UTC
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The Power & Tragedy of Names

SocratesDissatisfied6 Nov 2020 22:50 UTC
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[Linkpost] Large lan­guage mod­els con­verge to­ward hu­man-like con­cept organization

Bogdan Ionut Cirstea2 Sep 2023 6:00 UTC
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I be­lieve it’s doublethink

kerspoon21 Feb 2012 22:30 UTC
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Fun­da­men­tal Philo­soph­i­cal Prob­lems In­her­ent in AI discourse

AlexSadler16 Sep 2018 21:03 UTC
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E-Prime

CannibalSmith8 Apr 2009 13:01 UTC
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Per­sua­sive­ness vs Soundness

Patrick13 Apr 2009 8:43 UTC
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[un­ti­tled post]

verwindung14 Sep 2023 16:22 UTC
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The Great Disembedding

rogersbacon27 Sep 2023 14:53 UTC
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(www.secretorum.life)

Un­gen­dered Spanish

jefftk7 Dec 2019 16:20 UTC
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(www.jefftk.com)

En­tan­gle­ment and in­tu­ition about words and mean­ing

Bill Benzon4 Oct 2023 14:16 UTC
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Trans­la­tions Should Invert

abramdemski5 Oct 2023 17:44 UTC
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Where is the Mean­ing?

Hazard22 Jul 2019 20:18 UTC
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ESR’s com­ments on some EY:OB/​LW posts

Eliezer Yudkowsky20 Jun 2009 0:16 UTC
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Con­tem­po­rary Lin­guis­tics: A Per­spec­tive on Re­search and In­for­ma­tion Sharing

Miniman12 Sep 2022 19:02 UTC
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Wis­dom Can­not Be Unzipped

Sable22 Oct 2022 0:28 UTC
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(affablyevil.substack.com)

Writ­ing Rus­sian and Ukrainian words in Latin script

Viliam23 Oct 2022 15:25 UTC
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No, Newspeak Won’t Make You Stupid

MikkW18 Dec 2020 0:56 UTC
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Are (at least some) Large Lan­guage Models Holo­graphic Me­mory Stores?

Bill Benzon20 Oct 2023 13:07 UTC
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On the na­ture of pur­pose

Nora_Ammann22 Jan 2021 8:30 UTC
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Word-Dis­tance vs Idea-Dis­tance: The Case for Lanoitaring

Sable6 Nov 2022 5:25 UTC
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(affablyevil.substack.com)

Si­tu­at­ing LessWrong in con­tem­po­rary philos­o­phy: An in­ter­view with Jon Livengood

Suspended Reason1 Jul 2020 0:37 UTC
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If it quacks like a duck...

RationalMindset26 Mar 2023 18:54 UTC
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Why There Is No An­swer to Your Philo­soph­i­cal Question

Bryan Frances24 Mar 2023 23:22 UTC
−12 points
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Re­cent ad­vances in Nat­u­ral Lan­guage Pro­cess­ing—Some Woolly spec­u­la­tions (2019 es­say on se­man­tics and lan­guage mod­els)

philosophybear27 Dec 2022 2:11 UTC
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Ab­strac­tions and translation

Amir Bolous20 May 2021 2:45 UTC
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Against John Searle, Gary Mar­cus, the Chi­nese Room thought ex­per­i­ment and its world

philosophybear29 Dec 2022 3:26 UTC
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math ter­minol­ogy as convolution

bhauth30 Oct 2023 1:05 UTC
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(www.bhauth.com)

Cri­tique of some re­cent philos­o­phy of LLMs’ minds

Roman Leventov20 Jan 2023 12:53 UTC
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[Question] Ber­mudez In­ter­face Problem

Motor Vehicle27 Mar 2023 18:11 UTC
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En­tropy, and Short Codes

Eliezer Yudkowsky23 Feb 2008 3:16 UTC
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The Knock­down Ar­gu­ment Paradox

Bryan Frances28 Jan 2023 19:23 UTC
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Re­place the Sym­bol with the Substance

Eliezer Yudkowsky16 Feb 2008 18:12 UTC
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Ra­tion­al­ity and the English Language

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Sep 2007 22:55 UTC
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Ar­gu­ing “By Defi­ni­tion”

Eliezer Yudkowsky20 Feb 2008 23:37 UTC
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Words, Lo­cally Defined

abramdemski3 May 2018 23:26 UTC
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The First Step is to Ad­mit That You Have a Problem

Alicorn6 Oct 2009 20:59 UTC
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Defend­ing points you don’t care about

Hazard19 Jun 2019 20:40 UTC
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[Question] What words should be shorter in the ra­tio­nal dic­tio­nary?

brook2 Apr 2022 16:46 UTC
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Sim­pli­cio and Sophisticus

Zvi22 Jul 2018 13:30 UTC
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Plu­ral­is­tic Mo­ral Reductionism

lukeprog1 Jun 2011 0:59 UTC
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Sta­tus 451 on Di­ag­no­sis: Rus­sell Aphasia

Zack_M_Davis6 Aug 2019 4:43 UTC
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(status451.com)

What Bos­ton Can Teach Us About What a Wo­man Is

ymeskhout1 May 2023 15:34 UTC
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Con­cep­tual Anal­y­sis and Mo­ral Theory

lukeprog16 May 2011 6:28 UTC
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Empty Labels

Eliezer Yudkowsky14 Feb 2008 23:50 UTC
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The Re­la­tion Pro­jec­tion Fal­lacy and the pur­pose of life

Academian28 Dec 2012 4:14 UTC
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Cat­e­go­riz­ing Has Consequences

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Feb 2008 1:40 UTC
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Where to Draw the Boundary?

Eliezer Yudkowsky21 Feb 2008 19:14 UTC
76 points
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The sen­tence struc­ture of mathematics

countedblessings7 Oct 2019 18:58 UTC
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SotW: Be Specific

Eliezer Yudkowsky3 Apr 2012 6:11 UTC
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Surely, rhetor­i­cal ques­tion?

Gust11 Jan 2018 20:56 UTC
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(gusbicalho.com.br)

The Lin­guis­tic Blind Spot of Value-Aligned Agency, Nat­u­ral and Ar­tifi­cial

Roman Leventov14 Feb 2023 6:57 UTC
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(arxiv.org)

Leaky Generalizations

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Nov 2007 21:16 UTC
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A Chi­nese Room Con­tain­ing a Stack of Stochas­tic Parrots

RogerDearnaley12 Jan 2024 6:29 UTC
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[Question] What are ques­tions?

Pee Doom9 Jan 2019 7:37 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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Vari­able Ques­tion Fallacies

Eliezer Yudkowsky5 Mar 2008 6:22 UTC
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The Na­ture of Logic

Eliezer Yudkowsky15 Nov 2008 6:20 UTC
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An LLM-based “ex­em­plary ac­tor”

Roman Leventov29 May 2023 11:12 UTC
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Vague con­cepts, fam­ily re­sem­blance and cluster prop­er­ties

Q Home20 Aug 2022 10:21 UTC
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[Linkpost] Large Lan­guage Models Con­verge on Brain-Like Word Representations

Bogdan Ionut Cirstea11 Jun 2023 11:20 UTC
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Un­nat­u­ral Categories

Eliezer Yudkowsky24 Aug 2008 1:00 UTC
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[Linkpost] Scal­ing laws for lan­guage en­cod­ing mod­els in fMRI

Bogdan Ionut Cirstea8 Jun 2023 10:52 UTC
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The Fabric of Real Things

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Oct 2012 2:11 UTC
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[Linkpost] Map­ping Brains with Lan­guage Models: A Survey

Bogdan Ionut Cirstea16 Jun 2023 9:49 UTC
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Se­quence Ex­er­cise: first 3 posts from “A Hu­man’s Guide to Words”

Normal_Anomaly16 Apr 2011 17:21 UTC
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MonoPoly Restricted Trust

ymeskhout2 Jan 2024 23:02 UTC
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