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I’m still mys­tified by the Born rule

So8res4 Mar 2021 2:35 UTC
98 points
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De­mys­tify­ing Born’s rule

Christopher King14 Jun 2023 3:16 UTC
5 points
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Con­figu­ra­tions and Amplitude

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Apr 2008 3:14 UTC
69 points
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De­co­her­ence is Falsifi­able and Testable

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

Eliezer Yudkowsky5 Jun 2008 2:24 UTC
61 points
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Quan­tum Non-Realism

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 May 2008 5:27 UTC
53 points
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Distinct Configurations

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Apr 2008 4:42 UTC
74 points
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De­co­her­ence is Simple

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 May 2008 7:44 UTC
71 points
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If Many-Wor­lds Had Come First

Eliezer Yudkowsky10 May 2008 7:43 UTC
88 points
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[Question] Are the Born prob­a­bil­ities re­ally that mys­te­ri­ous?

Adele Lopez2 Mar 2021 3:08 UTC
45 points
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From Con­cep­tual Spaces to Quan­tum Con­cepts: For­mal­is­ing and Learn­ing Struc­tured Con­cep­tual Models

Roman Leventov6 Feb 2024 10:18 UTC
8 points
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(arxiv.org)

[Question] What am I miss­ing? (quan­tum physics)

kithpendragon21 Aug 2020 12:39 UTC
10 points
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Many Wor­lds, One Best Guess

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 May 2008 8:32 UTC
50 points
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Re­plac­ing Nat­u­ral Interpretations

adamShimi16 Mar 2022 13:05 UTC
16 points
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Quan­tum Explanations

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 Apr 2008 8:15 UTC
91 points
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Quan­tum par­ti­cles and clas­si­cal filaments

From_Branes_to_Brains4 Sep 2021 21:45 UTC
11 points
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Shröd­inger’s lot­tery or: Why you are go­ing to live forever

Chase Dowdell7 Sep 2022 18:13 UTC
1 point
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Quan­tum Joint Con­figu­ra­tion ar­ti­cle: need help from physicists

mwengler22 Dec 2010 18:32 UTC
25 points
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Quan­tum Me­chan­ics, Noth­ing to do with Consciousness

Donald Hobson26 Nov 2018 18:59 UTC
8 points
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Quan­tum im­mor­tal­ity: Is de­cline of mea­sure com­pen­sated by merg­ing timelines?

avturchin11 Dec 2018 19:39 UTC
9 points
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Quan­tum the­ory can­not con­sis­tently de­scribe the use of itself

avturchin20 Sep 2018 22:04 UTC
7 points
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(foundations.ethz.ch)

The Con­scious Sorites Paradox

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Apr 2008 2:58 UTC
17 points
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[Cross­post] In­tro­duc­ing the Save State Paradox

Suzie. EXE18 May 2024 17:00 UTC
−6 points
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Why I Pre­fer the Copen­hagen In­ter­pre­ta­tion(s)

dadadarren31 Oct 2020 21:06 UTC
5 points
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(www.sleepingbeautyproblem.com)

[Question] Is “phys­i­cal non­de­ter­minism” a mean­ingful con­cept?

Liron16 Jun 2019 15:55 UTC
23 points
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Im­pli­ca­tions of Quan­tum Com­put­ing for Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence Align­ment Research

22 Aug 2019 10:33 UTC
24 points
3 comments13 min readLW link

Ethics in Many Worlds

fin6 Nov 2020 23:21 UTC
8 points
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Quotes and Notes on Scott Aaron­son’s “The Ghost in the Quan­tum Tur­ing Ma­chine”

shminux17 Jun 2013 5:11 UTC
31 points
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[Question] What is the most effi­cient way to cre­ate more wor­lds in the many wor­lds in­ter­pre­ta­tion of quan­tum me­chan­ics?

seank11 Apr 2022 0:26 UTC
4 points
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De­mon­strat­ing MWI by in­terfer­ing hu­man simulations

Yair Halberstadt8 May 2022 17:28 UTC
12 points
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[Question] A ter­rify­ing var­i­ant of Boltz­mann’s brains problem

Zeruel01730 May 2022 20:08 UTC
5 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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[Question] What is the most prob­a­ble AI?

Zeruel01720 Jun 2022 23:26 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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Life, Death, and Fi­nance in the Cos­mic Mul­ti­verse

peterb16 Oct 2022 18:57 UTC
2 points
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Quan­tum Im­mor­tal­ity, foiled

Ben29 Oct 2022 11:00 UTC
27 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)

Non-Uni­tary Quan­tum Logic—SERI MATS Re­search Sprint

Yegreg16 Feb 2023 19:31 UTC
27 points
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Dice De­ci­sion Making

Bart Bussmann10 Mar 2023 13:01 UTC
18 points
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Rel­a­tive Con­figu­ra­tion Space

Eliezer Yudkowsky26 May 2008 9:25 UTC
22 points
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Plan­ning to build a cryp­to­graphic box with perfect secrecy

Lysandre Terrisse31 Dec 2023 9:31 UTC
39 points
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Disprov­ing and par­tially fix­ing a fully ho­mo­mor­phic en­cryp­tion scheme with perfect secrecy

Lysandre Terrisse26 May 2024 14:56 UTC
16 points
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Quan­tum Dar­winism, so­cial con­structs, and the sci­en­tific method

pchvykov7 Feb 2024 7:04 UTC
6 points
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In­ter­pret­ing Quan­tum Me­chan­ics in In­fra-Bayesian Physicalism

Yegreg12 Feb 2024 18:56 UTC
30 points
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Nu­clear Quan­tum Im­mor­tal­ity Hack­ing

Nezek23 Mar 2024 22:08 UTC
−3 points
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Quan­tum Web Hy­poth­e­sis (QWH): Ex­plor­ing the In­ter­sec­tion of Hu­man-AI Col­lab­o­ra­tion and Spec­u­la­tive Physics

SystematicApproach9 Jul 2024 12:11 UTC
1 point
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The Quan­tum Wave Func­tion is Re­lated to a Philos­o­phy Concept

Richard Aragon20 Apr 2023 3:16 UTC
−11 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)

Bell’s The­o­rem: No EPR “Real­ity”

Eliezer Yudkowsky4 May 2008 4:44 UTC
39 points
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The Born Probabilities

Eliezer Yudkowsky1 May 2008 5:50 UTC
36 points
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Joint Configurations

Eliezer Yudkowsky11 Apr 2008 5:00 UTC
78 points
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Col­lapse Postulates

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 May 2008 7:49 UTC
55 points
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Where Philos­o­phy Meets Science

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Apr 2008 21:21 UTC
60 points
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