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Diffractor14 Mar 2021 23:36 UTC
233 points
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The Quan­tum Physics Sequence

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Jun 2008 3:42 UTC
65 points
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The Se­cond Law of Ther­mo­dy­nam­ics, and Eng­ines of Cognition

Eliezer Yudkowsky27 Feb 2008 0:48 UTC
166 points
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Thou Art Physics

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 Jun 2008 6:37 UTC
139 points
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So you think you un­der­stand Quan­tum Mechanics

shminux22 Dec 2012 21:16 UTC
65 points
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The spe­cial na­ture of spe­cial relativity

adamShimi9 Jan 2023 17:30 UTC
37 points
1 comment3 min readLW link
(epistemologicalvigilance.substack.com)

In­tro­duc­tion to ab­stract entropy

Alex_Altair20 Oct 2022 21:03 UTC
229 points
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An Alter­na­tive In­ter­pre­ta­tion of Physics

dadadarren9 May 2022 0:52 UTC
18 points
10 comments5 min readLW link
(www.sleepingbeautyproblem.com)

De­mys­tify­ing Born’s rule

Christopher King14 Jun 2023 3:16 UTC
5 points
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Cli­mate tech­nol­ogy primer (1/​3): basics

amarbles25 Oct 2019 23:18 UTC
38 points
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Quan­tum Physics Re­vealed As Non-Mysterious

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Jun 2008 5:20 UTC
13 points
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How count­ing neu­trons ex­plains nu­clear waste

jasoncrawford30 May 2021 18:10 UTC
100 points
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(rootsofprogress.org)

Two More Things to Un­learn from School

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Jul 2007 17:45 UTC
155 points
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Why Study Physics?

johnswentworth27 Nov 2021 22:30 UTC
70 points
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The pre­dic­tive power of dis­si­pa­tive adaptation

dr_s17 Dec 2023 14:01 UTC
43 points
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[Question] What em­piri­cal work has been done that bears on the ‘freebit pic­ture’ of free will?

DanielFilan4 Oct 2019 23:11 UTC
9 points
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[Sum­mary] “In­tro­duc­tion to Elec­tro­dy­nam­ics” by David Griffiths—Part 1

lsusr22 Sep 2021 22:22 UTC
24 points
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Notes from the book ‘First Three Minutes’ by Steven Weinberg

invertedpassion13 Oct 2021 9:06 UTC
6 points
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Deriv­ing Gen­eral Relativity

lsusr22 Jun 2020 9:52 UTC
2 points
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Brain Effi­ciency: Much More than You Wanted to Know

jacob_cannell6 Jan 2022 3:38 UTC
200 points
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Disam­biguat­ing the ‘Ob­serv­able Uni­verse’

Sam Enright26 Jan 2022 16:50 UTC
24 points
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An anal­ogy as the mid­wife of thermodynamics

adamShimi16 Feb 2022 21:34 UTC
30 points
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12 in­ter­est­ing things I learned study­ing the dis­cov­ery of na­ture’s laws

Ben Pace19 Feb 2022 23:39 UTC
261 points
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Shot­gun Book Re­views: Against Method, The Knowl­edge Ma­chine and Un­der­stand­ing Nature

adamShimi14 Mar 2022 8:13 UTC
28 points
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Quan­tum Explanations

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 Apr 2008 8:15 UTC
81 points
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Re­plac­ing Nat­u­ral Interpretations

adamShimi16 Mar 2022 13:05 UTC
16 points
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Are the fun­da­men­tal phys­i­cal con­stants com­putable?

Yair Halberstadt5 Apr 2022 15:05 UTC
15 points
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Zeno walks into a bar

lsusr4 Aug 2019 7:00 UTC
40 points
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Bandgaps, Brains, and Bioweapons: The limi­ta­tions of com­pu­ta­tional sci­ence and what it means for AGI

titotal26 May 2023 15:57 UTC
36 points
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Beliefs at differ­ent timescales

Nisan4 Nov 2018 20:10 UTC
25 points
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Physics has laws, the Uni­verse might not

shminux9 Jun 2018 5:33 UTC
25 points
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De­co­her­ence is Falsifi­able and Testable

Eliezer Yudkowsky7 May 2008 7:54 UTC
44 points
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Liv­ing in Many Worlds

Eliezer Yudkowsky5 Jun 2008 2:24 UTC
59 points
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Where Philos­o­phy Meets Science

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Apr 2008 21:21 UTC
49 points
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Many Wor­lds, One Best Guess

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 May 2008 8:32 UTC
47 points
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FTL travel summary

Isaac King4 Dec 2023 5:17 UTC
1 point
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Why Yud­kowsky is wrong about “co­va­lently bonded equiv­a­lents of biol­ogy”

titotal6 Dec 2023 14:09 UTC
34 points
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(open.substack.com)

How ac­cu­rate is the quan­tum physics se­quence?

Paul Crowley17 Apr 2012 6:54 UTC
72 points
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[Question] What’s the longest a sen­tient ob­server could sur­vive in the Dark Era?

Raemon15 Sep 2022 8:43 UTC
33 points
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Mus­ing on the Many Wor­lds Hypothesis

David Gross5 Jul 2021 19:38 UTC
26 points
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Brain Effi­ciency Can­nell Prize Con­test Award Ceremony

Alexander Gietelink Oldenziel24 Jul 2023 11:30 UTC
145 points
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Pul­ling the Rope Side­ways: Em­piri­cal Test Results

Daniel Kokotajlo27 Jul 2023 22:18 UTC
61 points
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[Question] Ex­er­cise: Solve “Think­ing Physics”

Raemon1 Aug 2023 0:44 UTC
85 points
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My cur­rent LK99 questions

Eliezer Yudkowsky1 Aug 2023 22:48 UTC
205 points
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A dy­nam­i­cal sys­tems primer for en­tropy and optimization

Alex_Altair10 Dec 2022 0:13 UTC
37 points
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[Question] As­sum­ing LK99 or similar: how to ac­cel­er­ate com­mer­cial­iza­tion?

ryan_b13 Aug 2023 21:34 UTC
7 points
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New­ton’s law of cool­ing from first principles

Nisan16 Jan 2024 4:21 UTC
23 points
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Ex­plana­tory Par­si­mony, Ex­plana­tory Su­perflu­ous­ness and Use­less­ness of New­ton’s First Law

Jimdrix_Hendri24 Jan 2023 17:21 UTC
−2 points
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Does descal­ing a ket­tle help? The­ory and practice

philh2 May 2023 20:20 UTC
35 points
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(reasonableapproximation.net)

Ein­stein’s Speed

Eliezer Yudkowsky21 May 2008 2:48 UTC
63 points
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Mul­ti­ple Wor­lds, One Univer­sal Wave Function

evhub4 Nov 2020 22:28 UTC
50 points
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Refer­ences & Re­sources for LessWrong

XiXiDu10 Oct 2010 14:54 UTC
162 points
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re: Yud­kowsky on biolog­i­cal materials

bhauth11 Dec 2023 13:28 UTC
179 points
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The Value of The­o­ret­i­cal Research

paulfchristiano25 Feb 2011 18:06 UTC
60 points
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Ca­reer prospects for physics majors

JonahS4 Apr 2014 3:02 UTC
20 points
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Gen­er­al­ized Heat Engine

johnswentworth5 Nov 2020 19:01 UTC
185 points
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[Question] Mea­sure of com­plex­ity al­lowed by the laws of the uni­verse and rel­a­tive the­ory?

dr_s7 Sep 2023 12:21 UTC
8 points
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Time­less Physics

Eliezer Yudkowsky27 May 2008 9:09 UTC
54 points
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Notic­ing con­fu­sion in physics

g-w112 Oct 2023 15:21 UTC
20 points
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(jacobgw.com)

[Question] Are quan­tum in­de­ter­mi­nacy and nor­mal un­cer­tainty mean­ingfully dis­tinct?

eapi30 Mar 2023 23:48 UTC
8 points
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The Hid­den Per­ils of Hydrogen

Yudhister Kumar15 Oct 2023 19:51 UTC
17 points
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(ykumar.org)

3 en­tirely differ­ent things we call “Time”

Vasyl Dotsenko9 Apr 2023 20:08 UTC
0 points
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(medium.com)

Can we see light?

Zane Scheepers7 Dec 2017 12:54 UTC
3 points
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shoes with springs

bhauth30 Dec 2023 21:46 UTC
59 points
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(www.bhauth.com)

cold alu­minum for medicine

bhauth16 Dec 2023 14:38 UTC
42 points
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(www.bhauth.com)

A thought-pro­cess test­ing opportunity

[deleted]22 Apr 2013 19:51 UTC
46 points
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Physics is Ul­ti­mately Subjective

Gordon Seidoh Worley14 Jul 2023 22:19 UTC
5 points
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Should We Ban Physics?

Eliezer Yudkowsky21 Jul 2008 8:12 UTC
23 points
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De­cel­er­at­ing: laser vs gun vs rocket

Stuart_Armstrong18 Feb 2019 23:21 UTC
22 points
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The Con­scious Sorites Paradox

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Apr 2008 2:58 UTC
17 points
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Rel­a­tive Con­figu­ra­tion Space

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 May 2008 9:25 UTC
21 points
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Time­less Beauty

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 May 2008 4:32 UTC
23 points
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Shock Level 5: Big Wor­lds and Mo­dal Realism

Roko25 May 2010 23:19 UTC
36 points
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Boxxy and Reagan

[deleted]13 Mar 2009 6:36 UTC
−5 points
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Are you in a Boltz­mann simu­la­tion?

Stuart_Armstrong13 Sep 2018 12:56 UTC
23 points
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Astro­biol­ogy, Astron­omy, and the Fermi Para­dox II: Space & Time Revisited

CellBioGuy10 Mar 2016 5:19 UTC
35 points
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The goal of physics

Jim Pivarski2 Sep 2023 23:08 UTC
46 points
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[Question] Is “phys­i­cal non­de­ter­minism” a mean­ingful con­cept?

Liron16 Jun 2019 15:55 UTC
23 points
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Wob­bly Table The­o­rem in Practice

Morpheus28 Sep 2023 14:33 UTC
23 points
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[Question] How does elec­tric­ity work liter­ally?

Long try24 Feb 2020 13:27 UTC
1 point
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[Cross-post]The the­o­ret­i­cal com­pu­ta­tional limit of the So­lar Sys­tem is 1.47x10^49 bits per sec­ond.

William the Kiwi 17 Oct 2023 16:06 UTC
8 points
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Can we model tech­nolog­i­cal sin­gu­lar­ity as the phase tran­si­tion?

Just Learning26 Dec 2020 3:20 UTC
4 points
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Sin­gu­lar­ity&phase tran­si­tion-2. A pri­ori prob­a­bil­ity and ways to check.

Just Learning8 Feb 2021 2:21 UTC
1 point
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The (not so) para­dox­i­cal asym­me­try be­tween po­si­tion and momentum

Erik Jenner28 Mar 2021 13:31 UTC
21 points
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On Falsify­ing the Si­mu­la­tion Hy­poth­e­sis (or Em­brac­ing its Pre­dic­tions)

lorepieri12 Apr 2021 0:12 UTC
8 points
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Other Con­struc­tions of Gravity

michaelcohen9 Jun 2021 20:06 UTC
4 points
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From Branes to Brains. How math­e­mat­i­cal physics can be used in life sci­ences.

From_Branes_to_Brains31 Aug 2021 19:40 UTC
22 points
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Ex­pla­na­tions as Hard to Vary Assertions

Alexander24 Sep 2021 11:33 UTC
17 points
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Ques­tion Gravity

Isaac King13 Jan 2022 6:30 UTC
50 points
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Tech­nolog­i­cal Re­s­ur­rec­tion: Two Pos­si­ble Approaches

Alex Polischuk14 Mar 2022 17:53 UTC
−3 points
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Ne­gen­tropy Over­rated?

paulfchristiano29 Dec 2011 10:14 UTC
38 points
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Ion Im­plan­ta­tion: The­ory, Equip­ment, Pro­cess, Alternatives

ethanmorse8 May 2022 22:30 UTC
5 points
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(210ethan.github.io)

De­con­fus­ing Lan­dauer’s Principle

EuanMcLean27 May 2022 17:58 UTC
49 points
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[Question] For­ma­tion via nu­cle­ation of boltz­mann brains

Zeruel0171 Jun 2022 18:05 UTC
0 points
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[Question] Does quan­tum me­chan­ics pre­dict all the effects of rel­a­tivity ex­cept grav­ity?

EniScien4 Jun 2022 13:52 UTC
4 points
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A But­terfly’s View of Probability

Gabriel Wu15 Jun 2022 2:14 UTC
29 points
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[Question] What is the most prob­a­ble AI?

Zeruel01720 Jun 2022 23:26 UTC
−2 points
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How to de­stroy the uni­verse with a hypercomputer

Trevor Cappallo5 Jul 2022 19:05 UTC
2 points
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[Question] In a lack of data, how should you weigh cre­dences in the­o­ret­i­cal physics’s The­o­ries of Every­thing, or TOEs?

Noosphere897 Sep 2022 18:25 UTC
7 points
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Sim­ple proofs of the age of the uni­verse (or other things)

Astynax13 Sep 2022 18:20 UTC
16 points
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[Question] Does biol­ogy re­li­ably find the global max­i­mum, or at least get close?

Noosphere8910 Oct 2022 20:55 UTC
24 points
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“Are Ex­per­i­ments Pos­si­ble?” Seeds of Science call for reviewers

rogersbacon2 Nov 2022 20:05 UTC
8 points
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The har­ness­ing of complexity

geduardo10 Nov 2022 18:44 UTC
6 points
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Brute-forc­ing the uni­verse: a non-stan­dard shot at di­a­mond alignment

Martín Soto22 Nov 2022 22:36 UTC
9 points
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Is Con­struc­tor The­ory a use­ful tool for AI al­ign­ment?

A.H.29 Nov 2022 12:35 UTC
11 points
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[Link] Wave­func­tions: from Lin­ear Alge­bra to Spinors

sen7 Dec 2022 12:44 UTC
11 points
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(paperclip.substack.com)

Prop­er­ties of cur­rent AIs and some pre­dic­tions of the evolu­tion of AI from the per­spec­tive of scale-free the­o­ries of agency and reg­u­la­tive development

Roman Leventov20 Dec 2022 17:13 UTC
33 points
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[Question] A post-quan­tum the­ory of clas­si­cal grav­ity?

Logan Zoellner23 Jan 2023 20:39 UTC
13 points
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[Question] What qual­ities does an AGI need to have to re­al­ize the risk of false vac­uum, with­out hard­cod­ing physics the­o­ries into it?

RationalSieve3 Feb 2023 16:00 UTC
1 point
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A multi-dis­ci­plinary view on AI safety research

Roman Leventov8 Feb 2023 16:50 UTC
43 points
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[Question] What causes ran­dom­ness?

lotsofquestions23 Feb 2023 18:50 UTC
1 point
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Are we in­side a black hole?

Jay6 Jan 2024 13:30 UTC
2 points
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Is the uni­verse all there is? ‘Ev­i­dence’ for ob­jects out­side the uni­verse...

JonathanHall14 Jan 2024 23:56 UTC
−4 points
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Vacuum: The­ory and Technologies

ethanmorse21 Jan 2024 17:23 UTC
33 points
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(210ethan.github.io)

Clar­ify­ing the free en­ergy prin­ci­ple (with quotes)

Ryo 29 Oct 2023 16:03 UTC
8 points
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~100 In­ter­est­ing Questions

RohanS30 Mar 2023 13:57 UTC
53 points
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The Brain is Not Close to Ther­mo­dy­namic Limits on Computation

DaemonicSigil24 Apr 2023 8:21 UTC
165 points
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Could a su­per­in­tel­li­gence de­duce gen­eral rel­a­tivity from a fal­ling ap­ple? An investigation

titotal23 Apr 2023 12:49 UTC
143 points
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A new in­tro to Quan­tum Physics, with the math fixed

titotal29 Oct 2023 15:11 UTC
112 points
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(titotal.substack.com)

Math­e­mat­ics As Physics

Nox ML6 Dec 2023 22:27 UTC
−2 points
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The Unifi­ca­tion of Physics and Me­ta­physics: 22 Ax­ioms for All Existences

30 Apr 2023 4:16 UTC
−42 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Can we re­ally pre­vent all warm­ing for less than 10B$ with the mostly side-effect free geo­eng­ineer­ing tech­nique of Marine Cloud Bright­en­ing?

mako yass5 Aug 2019 0:12 UTC
94 points
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Make more land

jefftk16 Oct 2019 11:20 UTC
157 points
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(www.jefftk.com)

Weird ques­tion: could we see dis­tant aliens?

paulfchristiano20 Apr 2018 6:40 UTC
31 points
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The math­e­mat­i­cal uni­verse: the map that is the territory

ata26 Mar 2010 9:26 UTC
102 points
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Why it took so long to do the Fermi calcu­la­tion right?

Jan_Kulveit2 Jul 2018 20:29 UTC
76 points
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No One Can Ex­empt You From Ra­tion­al­ity’s Laws

Eliezer Yudkowsky7 Oct 2007 17:24 UTC
119 points
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If Many-Wor­lds Had Come First

Eliezer Yudkowsky10 May 2008 7:43 UTC
82 points
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Were atoms real?

AnnaSalamon8 Dec 2010 17:30 UTC
93 points
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Ex­plain­ing vs. Ex­plain­ing Away

Eliezer Yudkowsky17 Mar 2008 1:59 UTC
102 points
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Ein­stein’s Arrogance

Eliezer Yudkowsky25 Sep 2007 1:29 UTC
150 points
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To re­duce as­tro­nom­i­cal waste: take your time, then go very fast

Stuart_Armstrong13 Jul 2013 16:41 UTC
70 points
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Con­figu­ra­tions and Amplitude

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Apr 2008 3:14 UTC
66 points
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Joint Configurations

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Apr 2008 5:00 UTC
69 points
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Time and En­ergy Costs to Erase a Bit

DaemonicSigil6 May 2023 23:29 UTC
23 points
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[Question] Does re­versible com­pu­ta­tion let you com­pute the com­plex­ity class PSPACE as effi­ciently as nor­mal com­put­ers com­pute the com­plex­ity class P?

Noosphere899 May 2023 13:18 UTC
6 points
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Belief in the Im­plied Invisible

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 Apr 2008 7:40 UTC
57 points
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Be­ing Half-Ra­tional About Pas­cal’s Wager is Even Worse

Eliezer Yudkowsky18 Apr 2013 5:20 UTC
61 points
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Real­ity and re­al­ity-boxes

Jim Pivarski13 May 2023 14:14 UTC
37 points
11 comments21 min readLW link

Quan­tum Non-Realism

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 May 2008 5:27 UTC
50 points
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Where Physics Meets Experience

Eliezer Yudkowsky25 Apr 2008 4:58 UTC
68 points
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Where Ex­pe­rience Con­fuses Physicists

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 Apr 2008 5:05 UTC
40 points
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Distinct Configurations

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Apr 2008 4:42 UTC
65 points
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Philos­o­phy as low-en­ergy approximation

Charlie Steiner5 Feb 2019 19:34 UTC
40 points
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De­co­her­ence is Simple

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 May 2008 7:44 UTC
67 points
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Scott Aaron­son on Born Probabilities

Wei Dai2 Oct 2009 6:40 UTC
39 points
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Can You Prove Two Par­ti­cles Are Iden­ti­cal?

Eliezer Yudkowsky14 Apr 2008 7:06 UTC
57 points
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Col­lapse Postulates

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 May 2008 7:49 UTC
54 points
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Ask an ex­per­i­men­tal physicist

RolfAndreassen8 Jun 2012 23:43 UTC
49 points
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Clas­si­cal Con­figu­ra­tion Spaces

Eliezer Yudkowsky15 Apr 2008 8:40 UTC
38 points
11 comments5 min readLW link

The Quan­tum Arena

Eliezer Yudkowsky15 Apr 2008 19:00 UTC
31 points
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Feyn­man Paths

Eliezer Yudkowsky17 Apr 2008 6:32 UTC
34 points
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No In­di­vi­d­ual Particles

Eliezer Yudkowsky18 Apr 2008 4:40 UTC
33 points
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Iden­tity Isn’t In Spe­cific Atoms

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Apr 2008 4:55 UTC
47 points
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Decoherence

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Apr 2008 6:41 UTC
32 points
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The So-Called Heisen­berg Uncer­tainty Principle

Eliezer Yudkowsky23 Apr 2008 6:36 UTC
31 points
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Which Ba­sis Is More Fun­da­men­tal?

Eliezer Yudkowsky24 Apr 2008 4:17 UTC
19 points
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On Be­ing Decoherent

Eliezer Yudkowsky27 Apr 2008 4:59 UTC
24 points
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De­co­her­ence is Pointless

Eliezer Yudkowsky29 Apr 2008 6:38 UTC
16 points
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De­co­her­ent Essences

Eliezer Yudkowsky30 Apr 2008 6:32 UTC
23 points
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The Born Probabilities

Eliezer Yudkowsky1 May 2008 5:50 UTC
36 points
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De­co­her­ence as Projection

Eliezer Yudkowsky2 May 2008 6:32 UTC
26 points
27 comments11 min readLW link

En­tan­gled Photons

Eliezer Yudkowsky3 May 2008 7:20 UTC
14 points
11 comments6 min readLW link

Bell’s The­o­rem: No EPR “Real­ity”

Eliezer Yudkowsky4 May 2008 4:44 UTC
39 points
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Spooky Ac­tion at a Dis­tance: The No-Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Theorem

Eliezer Yudkowsky5 May 2008 2:43 UTC
21 points
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Why Quan­tum?

Eliezer Yudkowsky4 Jun 2008 5:34 UTC
36 points
52 comments6 min readLW link

An In­tu­itive Ex­pla­na­tion of Quan­tum Mechanics

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Jun 2008 3:45 UTC
16 points
3 comments5 min readLW link

And the Win­ner is… Many-Wor­lds!

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Jun 2008 6:05 UTC
28 points
12 comments9 min readLW link

Quan­tum Me­chan­ics and Per­sonal Identity

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Jun 2008 7:13 UTC
12 points
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Heat vs. Motion

Eliezer Yudkowsky1 Apr 2008 3:55 UTC
49 points
70 comments5 min readLW link

De­bug­ging the Quan­tum Physics Se­quence

Mitchell_Porter5 Sep 2012 15:55 UTC
43 points
130 comments2 min readLW link

[Link] The Greek He­lio­cen­tric Theory

[deleted]12 Jun 2012 17:18 UTC
52 points
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LA-602 vs. RHIC Review

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Jun 2008 10:00 UTC
61 points
62 comments6 min readLW link

Mach’s Prin­ci­ple: Anti-Epiphe­nom­e­nal Physics

Eliezer Yudkowsky24 May 2008 5:01 UTC
40 points
26 comments10 min readLW link

Time­less Control

Eliezer Yudkowsky7 Jun 2008 5:16 UTC
41 points
69 comments9 min readLW link

The on­go­ing trans­for­ma­tion of quan­tum field theory

Mitchell_Porter29 Dec 2012 9:45 UTC
32 points
19 comments3 min readLW link

AI Safety with­out Align­ment: How hu­mans can WIN against AI

vicchain29 Jun 2023 17:53 UTC
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En­tropy and Temperature

spxtr17 Dec 2014 8:04 UTC
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Fru­gal­ity and work­ing from finite data

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