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Surveys and polls of users of LessWrong and related communities, results, and analysis of the resulting data.

Great Cry­on­ics Sur­vey of 2022

Mati_Roy3 Dec 2022 5:10 UTC
16 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

2023 Sur­vey Results

Screwtape16 Feb 2024 22:24 UTC
150 points
26 comments44 min readLW link

2022 LessWrong Cen­sus?

SurfingOrca7 Nov 2022 5:16 UTC
67 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

2023 Unoffi­cial LessWrong Cen­sus/​Survey

Screwtape2 Dec 2023 4:41 UTC
169 points
81 comments1 min readLW link

Frac­tional progress es­ti­mates for AI timelines and im­plied re­source requirements

15 Jul 2021 18:43 UTC
55 points
6 comments7 min readLW link

2022 Sur­vey Results

Screwtape8 Mar 2023 19:16 UTC
48 points
8 comments20 min readLW link

Please Take the 2018 Effec­tive Altru­ism Sur­vey!

Peter Wildeford2 May 2018 7:58 UTC
14 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Gaug­ing the con­scious ex­pe­rience of LessWrong

Vermillion20 Dec 2020 11:34 UTC
32 points
44 comments1 min readLW link

Take­aways from a sur­vey on AI al­ign­ment resources

DanielFilan5 Nov 2022 23:40 UTC
73 points
10 comments6 min readLW link1 review
(danielfilan.com)

2020 LessWrong De­mo­graph­ics Survey

B Jacobs11 Jun 2020 20:05 UTC
20 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

2011 Sur­vey Results

Scott Alexander5 Dec 2011 10:49 UTC
123 points
513 comments8 min readLW link

2014 Less Wrong Cen­sus/​Survey

Scott Alexander26 Oct 2014 18:05 UTC
116 points
728 comments1 min readLW link

2014 Sur­vey Results

Scott Alexander5 Jan 2015 19:36 UTC
128 points
283 comments16 min readLW link

2012 Sur­vey Results

Scott Alexander7 Dec 2012 21:04 UTC
120 points
653 comments19 min readLW link

2013 Less Wrong Cen­sus/​Survey

Scott Alexander22 Nov 2013 9:26 UTC
112 points
620 comments2 min readLW link

2013 Sur­vey Results

Scott Alexander19 Jan 2014 2:51 UTC
112 points
560 comments19 min readLW link

2011 Less Wrong Cen­sus /​ Survey

Scott Alexander1 Nov 2011 18:28 UTC
101 points
699 comments1 min readLW link

2012 Less Wrong Cen­sus/​Survey

Scott Alexander3 Nov 2012 23:00 UTC
94 points
737 comments1 min readLW link

Cry­on­ics p(suc­cess) es­ti­mates are only weakly as­so­ci­ated with in­ter­est in pur­su­ing cry­on­ics in the LW 2023 Survey

Andy_McKenzie29 Feb 2024 14:47 UTC
28 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Re­sults of LW Tech­ni­cal Back­ground Survey

johnswentworth26 Jul 2019 17:33 UTC
41 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

2016 LessWrong Di­as­pora Sur­vey Anal­y­sis: Part Two (LessWrong Use, Suc­ces­sor­ship, Di­as­pora)

namespace10 Jun 2016 19:40 UTC
44 points
12 comments10 min readLW link

2016 LessWrong Di­as­pora Sur­vey Anal­y­sis: Part Three (Men­tal Health, Basilisk, Blogs and Me­dia)

namespace25 Jun 2016 3:40 UTC
24 points
13 comments16 min readLW link

Re­quest­ing Ques­tions For A 2017 LessWrong Survey

namespace9 Apr 2017 0:48 UTC
8 points
30 comments2 min readLW link

As­sor­ta­tive Mat­ing And Autism

Scott Alexander28 Jan 2020 18:20 UTC
49 points
2 comments4 min readLW link
(slatestarcodex.com)

2020 LessWrong De­mo­graph­ics Sur­vey Results

B Jacobs13 Jul 2020 13:53 UTC
18 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Sur­vey Results

Scott Alexander12 May 2009 22:09 UTC
62 points
212 comments7 min readLW link

AI Im­pacts Sur­vey: De­cem­ber 2023 Edition

Zvi5 Jan 2024 14:40 UTC
34 points
6 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Sur­vey of 2,778 AI au­thors: six parts in pictures

KatjaGrace6 Jan 2024 4:43 UTC
80 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

Opinions sur­vey (with ra­tio­nal­ism score at the end)

tailcalled17 Feb 2024 0:41 UTC
8 points
13 comments1 min readLW link
(docs.google.com)

Opinions sur­vey 2 (with ra­tio­nal­ism score at the end)

tailcalled17 Feb 2024 12:03 UTC
2 points
11 comments1 min readLW link
(docs.google.com)

2016 LessWrong Di­as­pora Sur­vey Results

namespace14 May 2016 17:38 UTC
48 points
21 comments3 min readLW link

2016 LessWrong Di­as­pora Sur­vey Anal­y­sis: Part One (Meta and De­mo­graph­ics)

namespace14 May 2016 6:09 UTC
31 points
17 comments6 min readLW link

2023 LessWrong Com­mu­nity Cen­sus, Re­quest for Comments

Screwtape1 Nov 2023 16:32 UTC
43 points
37 comments2 min readLW link

Vote on In­ter­est­ing Disagreements

Ben Pace7 Nov 2023 21:35 UTC
159 points
129 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How much back­ground tech­ni­cal knowl­edge do LW read­ers have?

johnswentworth11 Jul 2019 17:38 UTC
30 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

Cry­on­ics Ca­reer Sur­vey (more jobs than you think)

Mati_Roy18 Jun 2023 2:13 UTC
41 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

2017 LessWrong Survey

namespace13 Sep 2017 6:26 UTC
29 points
75 comments1 min readLW link

“Ex­is­ten­tial risk from AI” sur­vey results

Rob Bensinger1 Jun 2021 20:02 UTC
65 points
7 comments11 min readLW link

Sur­vey on AI ex­is­ten­tial risk scenarios

8 Jun 2021 17:12 UTC
63 points
11 comments7 min readLW link

Sur­vey Re­sults: 10 Fun Ques­tions for LWers

Ben Pace19 Aug 2020 6:10 UTC
42 points
21 comments3 min readLW link

10 Fun Ques­tions for LessWrongers

Ben Pace18 Aug 2020 3:28 UTC
47 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

Quick sur­vey on AI al­ign­ment resources

frances_lorenz30 Jun 2022 19:09 UTC
14 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Sur­vey of NLP Re­searchers: NLP is con­tribut­ing to AGI progress; ma­jor catas­tro­phe plausible

Sam Bowman31 Aug 2022 1:39 UTC
92 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

2022 Unoffi­cial LessWrong Gen­eral Cen­sus

Screwtape30 Jan 2023 18:36 UTC
97 points
33 comments2 min readLW link

Po­lis: Why and How to Use it

brook1 Feb 2023 14:03 UTC
3 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Prob­lems of peo­ple new to AI safety and my pro­ject ideas to miti­gate them

Igor Ivanov1 Mar 2023 9:09 UTC
38 points
4 comments7 min readLW link

How bad a fu­ture do ML re­searchers ex­pect?

KatjaGrace9 Mar 2023 4:50 UTC
121 points
7 comments2 min readLW link
(aiimpacts.org)

What do ML re­searchers think about AI in 2022?

KatjaGrace4 Aug 2022 15:40 UTC
219 points
33 comments3 min readLW link
(aiimpacts.org)

On ur­gency, pri­or­ity and col­lec­tive re­ac­tion to AI-Risks: Part I

Denreik16 Apr 2023 19:14 UTC
−10 points
15 comments5 min readLW link

2016 LessWrong Di­as­pora Sur­vey Anal­y­sis: Part Four (Poli­tics, Cal­ibra­tion & Prob­a­bil­ity, Fu­tur­ol­ogy, Char­ity & Effec­tive Altru­ism)

namespace10 Sep 2016 3:51 UTC
20 points
25 comments8 min readLW link

Last chance to par­ti­ci­pate in the 2018 EA Survey

Peter Wildeford19 May 2018 0:37 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Help Needed: Craft­ing a Bet­ter CFAR Fol­low-Up Survey

kotrfa24 Aug 2023 17:26 UTC
9 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Less­wrong Sur­vey—in­vi­ta­tion for suggestions

Elo8 Feb 2016 8:07 UTC
17 points
29 comments1 min readLW link

Take the EA sur­vey, help the EA move­ment grow and po­ten­tially win $250 to your fa­vorite charity

Peter Wildeford1 Dec 2015 1:56 UTC
23 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

[Link] 2015 modafinil user survey

gwern26 Sep 2015 17:28 UTC
16 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

LW sur­vey: Effec­tive Altru­ists and donations

gwern14 May 2015 0:44 UTC
28 points
38 comments1 min readLW link

Re­turn of the Survey

Scott Alexander3 May 2009 2:10 UTC
16 points
61 comments1 min readLW link

Ask LW: What ques­tions to test in our ra­tio­nal­ity ques­tion­naire?

AnnaSalamon29 Mar 2009 12:03 UTC
17 points
47 comments6 min readLW link

Ex­cuse me, would you like to take a sur­vey?

Scott Alexander26 Apr 2009 21:23 UTC
14 points
132 comments1 min readLW link

2014 Less Wrong Cen­sus/​Sur­vey—Call For Cri­tiques/​Questions

Scott Alexander11 Oct 2014 6:39 UTC
29 points
274 comments1 min readLW link

Prac­ti­cal ra­tio­nal­ity questionnaire

AnnaSalamon16 Apr 2009 23:21 UTC
22 points
28 comments1 min readLW link

2012 Less Wrong Cen­sus Sur­vey: Call For Cri­tiques/​Questions

Scott Alexander19 Oct 2012 1:12 UTC
35 points
481 comments1 min readLW link

Public Opinion on AI Safety: AIMS 2023 and 2021 Summary

25 Sep 2023 18:55 UTC
3 points
2 comments3 min readLW link
(www.sentienceinstitute.org)

Es­say-Ques­tion Poll: Die­tary Choices

Alicorn3 May 2009 15:27 UTC
17 points
244 comments1 min readLW link

LessWrong Sur­vey Re­sults: Do Eth­i­cal The­o­ries Affect Be­hav­ior?

Peter Wildeford19 Dec 2012 8:40 UTC
35 points
47 comments5 min readLW link

Please Take the 2020 Effec­tive Altru­ism Survey

Peter Wildeford7 Dec 2020 22:18 UTC
20 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Call for sub­mis­sions: Choice of Fu­tures sur­vey questions

c.trout30 Apr 2023 6:59 UTC
4 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(airtable.com)

Wis­dom of the Crowd: not always so wise

tgb1 Jul 2012 20:55 UTC
33 points
20 comments2 min readLW link

Prac­ti­cal Benefits of Ra­tion­al­ity (LW Cen­sus Re­sults)

Unnamed31 Jan 2014 17:24 UTC
31 points
5 comments18 min readLW link

Poll Re­sults on AGI

Niclas Kupper10 Dec 2022 21:25 UTC
18 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] For fun: How long can you hold your breath?

exanova6 Dec 2023 23:36 UTC
1 point
7 comments1 min readLW link

Men­tal health benefits and down­sides of psychedelic use in ACX read­ers: sur­vey results

RationalElf25 Oct 2021 22:55 UTC
117 points
18 comments10 min readLW link

2020 PhilPapers Sur­vey Results

Rob Bensinger2 Nov 2021 5:00 UTC
58 points
50 comments12 min readLW link

Re­sults from a sur­vey on tool use and work­flows in al­ign­ment research

19 Dec 2022 15:19 UTC
79 points
2 comments19 min readLW link

2022 Less Wrong Cen­sus/​Sur­vey: Re­quest for Comments

Screwtape25 Jan 2023 20:57 UTC
5 points
29 comments1 min readLW link

[Sur­vey] Ex­pec­ta­tions of a Post-ASI Order

Lone Pine9 Mar 2022 19:17 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Reflec­tion Mechanisms as an Align­ment Tar­get—At­ti­tudes on “near-term” AI

2 Mar 2023 4:29 UTC
20 points
0 comments8 min readLW link

A sur­vey of tool use and work­flows in al­ign­ment research

23 Mar 2022 23:44 UTC
45 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Sur­vey advice

KatjaGrace24 Aug 2022 3:10 UTC
93 points
11 comments3 min readLW link
(worldspiritsockpuppet.com)

Scor­ing fore­casts from the 2016 “Ex­pert Sur­vey on Progress in AI”

PatrickL1 Mar 2023 14:41 UTC
29 points
6 comments9 min readLW link

Sur­vey on in­ter­me­di­ate goals in AI governance

17 Mar 2023 13:12 UTC
25 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Closet sur­vey #1

[deleted]14 Mar 2009 7:51 UTC
72 points
671 comments1 min readLW link

Do you have High-Func­tion­ing Asperger’s Syn­drome?

Roko10 May 2010 23:55 UTC
26 points
344 comments3 min readLW link

Asperg­ers Poll Re­sults: LW is nerdier than the Math Olympiad?

Roko13 May 2010 14:24 UTC
19 points
43 comments2 min readLW link

Less­wrong 2016 Survey

Elo30 Mar 2016 18:17 UTC
45 points
273 comments3 min readLW link

HOWTO: Screw Up The LessWrong Sur­vey and Bring Great Shame To Your Family

namespace8 Oct 2017 3:43 UTC
40 points
18 comments6 min readLW link

2013 Cen­sus/​Sur­vey: call for changes and additions

Scott Alexander5 Nov 2013 3:10 UTC
47 points
155 comments1 min readLW link

Sur­vey: Help Us Re­search Co­or­di­na­tion Prob­lems In The Ra­tion­al­ist/​EA Community

namespace6 Apr 2018 23:29 UTC
18 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Rank the fol­low­ing based on like­li­hood to nul­lify AI-risk

Aorou30 Sep 2022 11:15 UTC
3 points
1 comment4 min readLW link

2014 Sur­vey of Effec­tive Altruists

tog5 May 2014 2:32 UTC
35 points
148 comments1 min readLW link

Polyamory is Ra­tional(ist)

Jacob Falkovich18 Oct 2019 16:48 UTC
23 points
2 comments1 min readLW link
(putanumonit.com)

Par­ti­ci­pa­tion in the LW Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­ated with Less Bias

Unnamed9 Dec 2012 12:15 UTC
56 points
50 comments12 min readLW link

Please Take the 2019 EA Sur­vey!

Peter Wildeford30 Sep 2019 21:21 UTC
21 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(www.surveymonkey.co.uk)

Akra­sia sur­vey data analysis

John_Maxwell8 Dec 2012 3:53 UTC
20 points
8 comments2 min readLW link

Do Women Like Ass­holes?

Jacob Falkovich22 Jun 2020 2:14 UTC
38 points
10 comments17 min readLW link

Open Prob­lems and Fun­da­men­tal Limi­ta­tions of RLHF

scasper31 Jul 2023 15:31 UTC
66 points
6 comments2 min readLW link
(arxiv.org)
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