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Kaj_Sotala(Kaj Sotala)

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Book sum­mary: Un­lock­ing the Emo­tional Brain

Kaj_Sotala8 Oct 2019 19:11 UTC
319 points
48 comments21 min readLW link3 reviews

Build­ing up to an In­ter­nal Fam­ily Sys­tems model

Kaj_Sotala26 Jan 2019 12:25 UTC
267 points
86 comments28 min readLW link2 reviews

My at­tempt to ex­plain Look­ing, in­sight med­i­ta­tion, and en­light­en­ment in non-mys­te­ri­ous terms

Kaj_Sotala8 Mar 2018 7:37 UTC
222 points
135 comments17 min readLW link2 reviews

The curse of identity

Kaj_Sotala17 Nov 2011 19:28 UTC
205 points
303 comments6 min readLW link

Book Sum­mary: Con­scious­ness and the Brain

Kaj_Sotala16 Jan 2019 14:43 UTC
169 points
20 comments26 min readLW link1 review

In­cor­rect hy­pothe­ses point to cor­rect observations

Kaj_Sotala20 Nov 2018 21:10 UTC
164 points
38 comments4 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

Your in­tu­itions are not magic

Kaj_Sotala10 Jun 2010 0:11 UTC
163 points
42 comments4 min readLW link

[mod­er­a­tor ac­tion] Eug­ine_Nier is now banned for mass down­vote harassment

Kaj_Sotala3 Jul 2014 12:04 UTC
160 points
369 comments2 min readLW link

The Felt Sense: What, Why and How

Kaj_Sotala5 Oct 2020 15:57 UTC
151 points
23 comments14 min readLW link1 review

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)

In­te­grat­ing dis­agree­ing subagents

Kaj_Sotala14 May 2019 14:06 UTC
143 points
15 comments21 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

The Psy­cholog­i­cal Diver­sity of Mankind

Kaj_Sotala9 May 2010 5:53 UTC
142 points
162 comments7 min readLW link

Subagents, akra­sia, and co­her­ence in humans

Kaj_Sotala25 Mar 2019 14:24 UTC
135 points
31 comments16 min readLW link

A mechanis­tic model of meditation

Kaj_Sotala6 Nov 2019 21:37 UTC
132 points
11 comments21 min readLW link

A non-mys­ti­cal ex­pla­na­tion of in­sight med­i­ta­tion and the three char­ac­ter­is­tics of ex­is­tence: in­tro­duc­tion and preamble

Kaj_Sotala5 May 2020 19:09 UTC
130 points
40 comments12 min readLW link

Con­fused why a “ca­pa­bil­ities re­search is good for al­ign­ment progress” po­si­tion isn’t dis­cussed more

Kaj_Sotala2 Jun 2022 21:41 UTC
129 points
27 comments4 min readLW link

The 99% prin­ci­ple for per­sonal problems

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

In Defense of Chat­bot Romance

Kaj_Sotala11 Feb 2023 14:30 UTC
123 points
52 comments11 min readLW link
(kajsotala.fi)

Se­quence in­tro­duc­tion: non-agent and mul­ti­a­gent mod­els of mind

Kaj_Sotala7 Jan 2019 14:12 UTC
121 points
15 comments7 min readLW link1 review