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AI safety: the ul­ti­mate trol­ley problem

chaosmage9 Apr 2022 12:05 UTC
−21 points
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What cog­ni­tive bi­ases feel like from the inside

chaosmage3 Jan 2020 14:24 UTC
223 points
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Elon Musk is wrong: Rob­o­taxis are stupid. We need stan­dard­ized rented au­tonomous tugs to move cus­tomized owned un­pow­ered wag­ons.

chaosmage4 Nov 2019 14:04 UTC
35 points
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Func­tional silence: com­mu­ni­ca­tion that min­i­mizes change of re­ceiver’s beliefs

chaosmage12 Feb 2019 21:32 UTC
27 points
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In fa­vor of taboo­ing the word “val­ues” and us­ing only “pri­ori­ties” instead

chaosmage25 Oct 2018 22:28 UTC
21 points
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An op­ti­mistic ex­pla­na­tion of the out­rage epidemic

chaosmage15 Jul 2018 14:35 UTC
18 points
5 comments3 min readLW link

The Copen­hagen Letter

chaosmage18 Sep 2017 18:45 UTC
0 points
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New busi­ness op­por­tu­ni­ties due to self-driv­ing cars

chaosmage6 Sep 2017 20:07 UTC
13 points
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Pre­dic­tion should be a sport

chaosmage10 Aug 2017 7:55 UTC
21 points
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Meetup : First LessWrong meetup in Leipzig!

chaosmage17 May 2017 9:03 UTC
2 points
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Elon Musk launches Neu­ral­ink, a ven­ture to merge the hu­man brain with AI

chaosmage28 Mar 2017 10:49 UTC
3 points
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Could util­ity func­tions be for nar­row AI only, and down­right an­ti­thet­i­cal to AGI?

chaosmage16 Mar 2017 18:24 UTC
9 points
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In-depth de­scrip­tion of a quite strict, quite suc­cess­ful gov­ern­ment pro­gram against teen sub­stance abuse, spread­ing from Iceland

chaosmage19 Jan 2017 12:04 UTC
2 points
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A differ­ent ar­gu­ment against Univer­sal Ba­sic Income

chaosmage28 Dec 2016 22:35 UTC
26 points
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What de­gree of cous­ins are you and I? Es­ti­mates of Con­san­guinity to pro­mote feel­ings of kin­ship and empathy

chaosmage20 May 2015 17:10 UTC
6 points
30 comments8 min readLW link

Nick Bostrom’s TED talk on Su­per­in­tel­li­gence is now online

chaosmage27 Apr 2015 15:15 UTC
34 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

3-day Sols­tice in Leipzig, Ger­many: small, nice, very low cost, in­cludes ac­com­mo­da­tion, 19th-21st Dec

chaosmage9 Oct 2014 16:38 UTC
17 points
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In or­der to greatly re­duce X-risk, de­sign self-repli­cat­ing space­craft with­out AGI

chaosmage20 Sep 2014 20:25 UTC
3 points
37 comments6 min readLW link

Talk­ing to your­self: A use­ful think­ing tool that seems un­der­stud­ied and underdiscussed

chaosmage9 Sep 2014 16:56 UTC
44 points
28 comments3 min readLW link

[link] The ethics of ge­net­i­cally en­hanced mon­key slaves

chaosmage20 Feb 2014 9:40 UTC
4 points
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