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Kaj_Sotala(Kaj Sotala)

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Should ra­tio­nal­ists be spiritual /​ Spiritu­al­ity as over­com­ing delusion

25 Mar 2024 16:48 UTC
47 points
55 comments29 min readLW link

Ver­nor Vinge, who coined the term “Tech­nolog­i­cal Sin­gu­lar­ity”, dies at 79

Kaj_Sotala21 Mar 2024 22:14 UTC
148 points
24 comments1 min readLW link
(arstechnica.com)

Why I no longer iden­tify as transhumanist

Kaj_Sotala3 Feb 2024 12:00 UTC
54 points
33 comments3 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

Loneli­ness and suicide miti­ga­tion for stu­dents us­ing GPT3-en­abled chat­bots (sur­vey of Replika users in Na­ture)

Kaj_Sotala23 Jan 2024 14:05 UTC
45 points
2 comments2 min readLW link
(www.nature.com)

Quick thoughts on the im­pli­ca­tions of multi-agent views of mind on AI takeover

Kaj_Sotala11 Dec 2023 6:34 UTC
41 points
14 comments4 min readLW link

Ge­netic fit­ness is a mea­sure of se­lec­tion strength, not the se­lec­tion target

Kaj_Sotala4 Nov 2023 19:02 UTC
55 points
43 comments18 min readLW link

My idea of sa­cred­ness, di­v­inity, and religion

Kaj_Sotala29 Oct 2023 12:50 UTC
40 points
10 comments4 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

The 99% prin­ci­ple for per­sonal problems

Kaj_Sotala2 Oct 2023 8:20 UTC
127 points
20 comments2 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

[Question] How to talk about rea­sons why AGI might not be near?

Kaj_Sotala17 Sep 2023 8:18 UTC
73 points
19 comments2 min readLW link

Step­ping down as mod­er­a­tor on LW

Kaj_Sotala14 Aug 2023 10:46 UTC
82 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

How I ap­ply (so-called) Non-Violent Communication

Kaj_Sotala15 May 2023 9:56 UTC
82 points
25 comments3 min readLW link

Most peo­ple should prob­a­bly feel safe most of the time

Kaj_Sotala9 May 2023 9:35 UTC
95 points
28 comments10 min readLW link

A brief col­lec­tion of Hin­ton’s re­cent com­ments on AGI risk

Kaj_Sotala4 May 2023 23:31 UTC
143 points
9 comments11 min readLW link

Ro­mance, mi­s­un­der­stand­ing, so­cial stances, and the hu­man LLM

Kaj_Sotala27 Apr 2023 12:59 UTC
69 points
32 comments16 min readLW link

Good­hart’s Law in­side the hu­man mind

Kaj_Sotala17 Apr 2023 13:48 UTC
116 points
13 comments16 min readLW link

[Question] Why no ma­jor LLMs with mem­ory?

Kaj_Sotala28 Mar 2023 16:34 UTC
41 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

Creat­ing a fam­ily with GPT-4

Kaj_Sotala28 Mar 2023 6:40 UTC
23 points
3 comments10 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

Here, have a calm­ness video

Kaj_Sotala16 Mar 2023 10:00 UTC
111 points
15 comments2 min readLW link
(www.youtube.com)

[Fic­tion] The boy in the glass dome

Kaj_Sotala3 Mar 2023 7:50 UTC
28 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

The Prefer­ence Fulfill­ment Hypothesis

Kaj_Sotala26 Feb 2023 10:55 UTC
66 points
62 comments11 min readLW link