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John_Maxwell

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Why GPT wants to mesa-op­ti­mize & how we might change this

John_Maxwell19 Sep 2020 13:48 UTC
53 points
32 comments9 min readLW link

John_Maxwell’s Shortform

John_Maxwell11 Sep 2020 20:55 UTC
9 points
18 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Are HEPA filters likely to pull COVID-19 out of the air?

John_Maxwell25 Mar 2020 1:07 UTC
13 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Com­pre­hen­sive COVID-19 Dis­in­fec­tion Pro­to­col for Pack­ages and Envelopes

John_Maxwell15 Mar 2020 10:00 UTC
28 points
27 comments5 min readLW link

Why don’t sin­gu­lar­i­tar­i­ans bet on the cre­ation of AGI by buy­ing stocks?

John_Maxwell11 Mar 2020 16:27 UTC
36 points
19 comments4 min readLW link

[Question] When are im­munos­tim­u­lants/​im­muno­sup­pres­sants likely to be helpful for COVID-19?

John_Maxwell5 Mar 2020 21:44 UTC
13 points
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The Good­hart Game

John_Maxwell18 Nov 2019 23:22 UTC
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5 comments5 min readLW link

Self-Fulfilling Prophe­cies Aren’t Always About Self-Awareness

John_Maxwell18 Nov 2019 23:11 UTC
14 points
7 comments4 min readLW link

[Question] What AI safety prob­lems need solv­ing for safe AI re­search as­sis­tants?

John_Maxwell5 Nov 2019 2:09 UTC
14 points
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The prob­lem/​solu­tion ma­trix: Calcu­lat­ing the prob­a­bil­ity of AI safety “on the back of an en­velope”

John_Maxwell20 Oct 2019 8:03 UTC
22 points
4 comments2 min readLW link

The Dual­ist Pre­dict-O-Matic ($100 prize)

John_Maxwell17 Oct 2019 6:45 UTC
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35 comments5 min readLW link

Re­place judges with Key­ne­sian beauty con­tests?

John_Maxwell7 Oct 2019 4:00 UTC
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5 comments4 min readLW link

Three Sto­ries for How AGI Comes Be­fore FAI

John_Maxwell17 Sep 2019 23:26 UTC
27 points
8 comments6 min readLW link

How to Make Billions of Dol­lars Re­duc­ing Loneliness

John_Maxwell30 Aug 2019 17:30 UTC
59 points
32 comments7 min readLW link

Re­sponse to Glen Weyl on Tech­noc­racy and the Ra­tion­al­ist Community

John_Maxwell22 Aug 2019 23:14 UTC
61 points
9 comments9 min readLW link

Pro­posed al­gorithm to fight an­chor­ing bias

John_Maxwell3 Aug 2019 4:07 UTC
10 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Raleigh SSC/​LW/​EA Meetup—Meet MealSquares People

John_Maxwell8 May 2019 0:01 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

The Case for a Big­ger Audience

John_Maxwell9 Feb 2019 7:22 UTC
68 points
58 comments2 min readLW link

Why don’t peo­ple use for­mal meth­ods?

John_Maxwell22 Jan 2019 9:39 UTC
20 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(www.hillelwayne.com)

Gen­eral and Surprising

John_Maxwell15 Sep 2017 6:33 UTC
5 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(www.paulgraham.com)