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Dou­glas Hofs­tadter changes his mind on Deep Learn­ing & AI risk (June 2023)?

gwern3 Jul 2023 0:48 UTC
412 points
54 comments7 min readLW link
(www.youtube.com)

It Looks Like You’re Try­ing To Take Over The World

gwern9 Mar 2022 16:35 UTC
404 points
120 comments1 min readLW link1 review
(www.gwern.net)

FHI (Fu­ture of Hu­man­ity In­sti­tute) has shut down (2005–2024)

gwern17 Apr 2024 13:54 UTC
174 points
22 comments1 min readLW link
(www.futureofhumanityinstitute.org)

Effi­cien­tZero: hu­man ALE sam­ple-effi­ciency w/​MuZero+self-supervised

gwern2 Nov 2021 2:32 UTC
136 points
52 comments1 min readLW link
(arxiv.org)

On the un­pop­u­lar­ity of cry­on­ics: life sucks, but at least then you die

gwern29 Jul 2011 21:06 UTC
127 points
472 comments7 min readLW link

Against NHST

gwern21 Dec 2012 4:45 UTC
93 points
66 comments4 min readLW link

Re­cent up­dates to gw­ern.net (2012-2013)

gwern18 Mar 2013 19:54 UTC
92 points
34 comments3 min readLW link

Value of In­for­ma­tion: 8 examples

gwern18 May 2012 23:45 UTC
82 points
44 comments7 min readLW link

Notes on Brain­wash­ing & ‘Cults’

gwern13 Sep 2013 20:49 UTC
79 points
106 comments16 min readLW link

On the Open­ness per­son­al­ity trait & ‘ra­tio­nal­ity’

gwern14 Oct 2011 1:07 UTC
77 points
97 comments8 min readLW link

Harper’s Magaz­ine ar­ti­cle on LW/​MIRI/​CFAR and Ethereum

gwern12 Dec 2014 20:34 UTC
76 points
154 comments14 min readLW link

1001 Pre­dic­tionBook Nights

gwern8 Oct 2011 16:04 UTC
72 points
49 comments1 min readLW link

Pre­dic­tion is hard, es­pe­cially of medicine

gwern23 Dec 2011 20:34 UTC
72 points
48 comments23 min readLW link

[Question] COVID-19 Group Test­ing Post-mortem?

gwern5 Aug 2022 16:32 UTC
72 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

The Brain Preser­va­tion Foun­da­tion’s Small Mam­malian Brain Prize won

gwern9 Feb 2016 21:02 UTC
71 points
42 comments4 min readLW link

Why epi­demiol­ogy will not cor­rect itself

gwern11 Aug 2011 0:54 UTC
70 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

Hofs­tadter’s Superrationality

gwern21 Apr 2012 13:33 UTC
70 points
21 comments1 min readLW link

Fun­nel plots: the study that didn’t bark, or, vi­su­al­iz­ing re­gres­sion to the null

gwern4 Dec 2011 11:05 UTC
69 points
35 comments2 min readLW link

OpenAI an­nounces GPT-3

gwern29 May 2020 1:49 UTC
67 points
23 comments1 min readLW link
(arxiv.org)

Con­found it! Cor­re­la­tion is (usu­ally) not cau­sa­tion! But why not?

gwern9 Jul 2014 3:04 UTC
67 points
34 comments1 min readLW link