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owencb(Owen Cotton-Barratt)

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Re­port from a civ­i­liza­tional ob­server on Earth

owencb9 Jul 2022 17:26 UTC
48 points
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Per­ils of op­ti­miz­ing in so­cial contexts

owencb16 Jun 2022 17:40 UTC
43 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

Don’t Over-Op­ti­mize Things

owencb16 Jun 2022 16:33 UTC
26 points
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Deferring

owencb12 May 2022 23:56 UTC
18 points
2 comments11 min readLW link

Truth­ful AI: Devel­op­ing and gov­ern­ing AI that does not lie

18 Oct 2021 18:37 UTC
81 points
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“Good judge­ment” and its components

owencb24 Aug 2020 10:32 UTC
27 points
4 comments3 min readLW link

Learn­ing to get things right first time

owencb29 May 2015 22:06 UTC
12 points
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Coun­ter­fac­tual trade

owencb9 Mar 2015 13:23 UTC
18 points
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Neu­tral hours: a tool for valu­ing time

owencb4 Mar 2015 16:38 UTC
27 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Re­port—Allo­cat­ing risk miti­ga­tion across time

owencb20 Feb 2015 16:37 UTC
16 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Ex­is­ten­tial Risk and Ex­is­ten­tial Hope: Definitions

owencb10 Jan 2015 19:09 UTC
14 points
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Fac­tor­ing cost-effectiveness

owencb24 Dec 2014 23:25 UTC
12 points
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Make your own cost-effec­tive­ness Fermi es­ti­mates for one-off problems

owencb11 Dec 2014 12:00 UTC
14 points
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Es­ti­mat­ing the cost-effec­tive­ness of research

owencb11 Dec 2014 11:55 UTC
31 points
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De­ci­sion the­o­ries as heuristics

owencb28 Sep 2014 14:36 UTC
21 points
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Why we should err in both directions

owencb21 Aug 2014 11:10 UTC
15 points
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How to treat prob­lems of un­known difficulty

owencb30 Jul 2014 11:27 UTC
20 points
10 comments9 min readLW link