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TagLast edit: 18 Jan 2021 14:35 UTC by Yoav Ravid

Summaries of papers, books, Sequences or anything else.

See also: Book Reviews, Literature Reviews

Ra­tion­al­ity: Abridged

Quaerendo6 Jan 2018 0:20 UTC
87 points
25 comments1 min readLW link

Maps of Mean­ing: Abridged and Translated

Vaniver11 Oct 2018 0:27 UTC
52 points
14 comments10 min readLW link

Par­tial sum­mary of de­bate with Ben­quo and Jes­si­cata [pt 1]

Raemon14 Aug 2019 20:02 UTC
87 points
66 comments22 min readLW link2 nominations3 reviews

Mazes Se­quence Summary

Zvi23 May 2020 16:40 UTC
70 points
2 comments7 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Fake Frame­works for Zen Med­i­ta­tion (Sum­mary of Sek­ida’s Zen Train­ing)

G Gordon Worley III6 Feb 2021 15:38 UTC
52 points
10 comments10 min readLW link

“On Bul­lshit” and “On Truth,” by Harry Frankfurt

Callmesalticidae28 Aug 2020 0:44 UTC
20 points
3 comments6 min readLW link

Po­ten­tial fac­tors in Bell Labs’ in­tel­lec­tual progress, Pt. 1

Ruby12 Feb 2021 19:26 UTC
49 points
6 comments8 min readLW link

In­sights from “All of Statis­tics”: Probability

Rafael Harth8 Apr 2021 17:48 UTC
6 points
0 comments14 min readLW link

In­sights from “All of Statis­tics”: Statis­ti­cal Inference

Rafael Harth8 Apr 2021 17:49 UTC
6 points
0 comments18 min readLW link

[LINK] Yud­kowsky’s Abridged Guide to In­tel­li­gent Characters

katydee30 Dec 2014 6:37 UTC
21 points
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Book sum­mary: Un­lock­ing the Emo­tional Brain

Kaj_Sotala8 Oct 2019 19:11 UTC
222 points
32 comments21 min readLW link2 nominations3 reviews

Book Sum­mary: Con­scious­ness and the Brain

Kaj_Sotala16 Jan 2019 14:43 UTC
121 points
19 comments26 min readLW link2 nominations1 review

Trust Me I’m Ly­ing: A Sum­mary and Review

quanticle13 Aug 2018 2:55 UTC
96 points
10 comments7 min readLW link
(quanticle.net)

Pro­duc­tivity: Work­ing to­wards a sum­mary of what we know

adamzerner9 Nov 2017 22:04 UTC
65 points
19 comments26 min readLW link

Coron­avirus Jus­tified Prac­ti­cal Ad­vice Summary

15 Mar 2020 22:25 UTC
86 points
53 comments6 min readLW link

Course recom­men­da­tions for Friendli­ness researchers

Louie9 Jan 2013 14:33 UTC
90 points
112 comments10 min readLW link

Set Up for Suc­cess: In­sights from ‘Naïve Set The­ory’

TurnTrout28 Feb 2018 2:01 UTC
22 points
40 comments3 min readLW link

Mini-re­view: The Book of Why

Brian Slesinsky21 May 2018 23:11 UTC
21 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Let’s Read: Su­per­hu­man AI for mul­ti­player poker

Yuxi_Liu14 Jul 2019 6:22 UTC
56 points
6 comments8 min readLW link

Sum­mary of “The Straw Vul­can”

alexvermeer26 Dec 2011 16:29 UTC
49 points
27 comments6 min readLW link

Bring up Genius

Viliam8 Jun 2017 17:44 UTC
93 points
60 comments20 min readLW link

Psy­cho-cy­ber­net­ics: ex­per­i­men­tal notes

romeostevensit18 Sep 2018 19:21 UTC
53 points
2 comments13 min readLW link

The sim­ple pic­ture on AI safety

alexflint27 May 2018 19:43 UTC
25 points
10 comments2 min readLW link

A Tax­on­omy of Bias: The Cog­ni­tive Miser

Kaj_Sotala2 Jul 2010 18:38 UTC
65 points
38 comments5 min readLW link

The Vuln­er­a­ble World Hy­poth­e­sis (by Bostrom)

Ben Pace6 Nov 2018 20:05 UTC
50 points
17 comments4 min readLW link
(nickbostrom.com)

Book Recom­men­da­tions: An Every­one Cul­ture and Mo­ral Mazes

sarahconstantin10 Jan 2019 21:40 UTC
45 points
13 comments3 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

Con­founded No Longer: In­sights from ‘All of Statis­tics’

TurnTrout3 May 2018 22:56 UTC
18 points
6 comments10 min readLW link

In­sights from Lin­ear Alge­bra Done Right

Rafael Harth13 Jul 2019 18:24 UTC
52 points
17 comments9 min readLW link

Hu­man-Aligned AI Sum­mer School: A Summary

Michaël Trazzi11 Aug 2018 8:11 UTC
39 points
5 comments4 min readLW link

Rea­son­ing isn’t about logic (it’s about ar­gu­ing)

Morendil14 Mar 2010 4:42 UTC
65 points
31 comments3 min readLW link

Learn­ing prefer­ences by look­ing at the world

rohinmshah12 Feb 2019 22:25 UTC
43 points
10 comments7 min readLW link
(bair.berkeley.edu)

Turn­ing Up the Heat: In­sights from Tao’s ‘Anal­y­sis II’

TurnTrout24 Aug 2018 17:54 UTC
36 points
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And My Ax­iom! In­sights from ‘Com­putabil­ity and Logic’

TurnTrout16 Jan 2019 19:48 UTC
38 points
17 comments8 min readLW link

In­sights from Munkres’ Topology

Rafael Harth17 Mar 2019 16:52 UTC
30 points
0 comments14 min readLW link

Me­gapro­ject management

ryan_b11 Jan 2019 17:08 UTC
55 points
11 comments5 min readLW link2 nominations1 review

Spoiler-Free Re­view: Mon­ster Train

Zvi2 Jun 2020 13:40 UTC
13 points
3 comments5 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Sum­mary and Les­sons from “On Com­bat”

Gunnar_Zarncke22 Mar 2015 1:48 UTC
28 points
64 comments7 min readLW link

The Cy­ber­se­cu­rity Dilemma in a Nutshell

Gentzel12 Dec 2019 3:20 UTC
32 points
5 comments3 min readLW link
(theconsequentialist.wordpress.com)

Fake Fake Utility Functions

Eliezer Yudkowsky6 Dec 2007 6:30 UTC
37 points
9 comments3 min readLW link

An In­tu­itive Ex­pla­na­tion of Quan­tum Mechanics

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

Quan­tum Physics Re­vealed As Non-Mysterious

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Jun 2008 5:20 UTC
10 points
26 comments8 min readLW link

And the Win­ner is… Many-Wor­lds!

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

Quan­tum Me­chan­ics and Per­sonal Identity

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Jun 2008 7:13 UTC
8 points
29 comments10 min readLW link

Book Re­view: The Cap­tured Economy

Zvi11 Dec 2017 13:10 UTC
14 points
6 comments8 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Mak­ing a Differ­ence Tem­pore: In­sights from ‘Re­in­force­ment Learn­ing: An In­tro­duc­tion’

TurnTrout5 Jul 2018 0:34 UTC
31 points
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Con­tin­u­ous Im­prove­ment: In­sights from ‘Topol­ogy’

TurnTrout22 Feb 2020 21:58 UTC
29 points
4 comments4 min readLW link

Great Books of Failure

Eliezer Yudkowsky19 Apr 2009 0:59 UTC
30 points
52 comments1 min readLW link

Judg­ment Un­der Uncer­tainty sum­maries, Part 1: Representativeness

Tesseract15 Aug 2011 0:05 UTC
42 points
2 comments6 min readLW link

What I got out of ‘Al­gorithms to Live By’

rk11 Apr 2018 16:35 UTC
21 points
1 comment19 min readLW link

High­lights from the Black­mail De­bate (Robin Han­son vs Zvi Mow­show­itz)

Ben Pace20 Aug 2020 0:49 UTC
48 points
38 comments9 min readLW link

“Tech­nol­ogy and the Fu­ture of Per­sons”, by Lynne Rud­der Baker (2013)

Callmesalticidae20 Aug 2020 14:31 UTC
5 points
3 comments5 min readLW link

“The Con­spir­acy against the Hu­man Race,” by Thomas Ligotti

Callmesalticidae13 Aug 2020 23:01 UTC
16 points
4 comments15 min readLW link

“How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read”, by Pierre Bayard

Callmesalticidae3 Sep 2020 13:05 UTC
10 points
1 comment8 min readLW link

“In the Dust of This Planet,” by Eu­gene Thacker

Callmesalticidae10 Sep 2020 19:50 UTC
4 points
0 comments10 min readLW link

Book Sum­mary: Willpower by Baumeister, Tierney

Dorikka24 May 2012 23:34 UTC
36 points
27 comments2 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ity in the Me­dia: Don’t (New Yorker, May 2009)

12 May 2009 13:32 UTC
7 points
16 comments2 min readLW link

Martin Selig­man’s “Authen­tic Hap­piness”

David_Gross27 Dec 2020 5:06 UTC
10 points
1 comment7 min readLW link

The Equa­tion of Knowledge

Lê Nguyên Hoang7 Jul 2020 16:09 UTC
57 points
3 comments7 min readLW link

Com­mon Sense Athe­ism sum­ma­riz­ing the Sequences

Alexandros19 Nov 2010 12:55 UTC
19 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Book Notes: Scal­ing, Why is An­i­mal Size so Im­por­tant?

ketchupduck7 Mar 2021 20:16 UTC
19 points
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Men­strual cy­cle effects—Clue study sum­mary and commentary

just_browsing31 Mar 2021 16:28 UTC
78 points
3 comments6 min readLW link
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