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Rob Bensinger

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Communications lead at MIRI. Unless otherwise indicated, my posts and comments here reflect my own views, and not necessarily my employer’s.

MIRI lo­ca­tion op­ti­miza­tion (and re­lated top­ics) discussion

Rob Bensinger8 May 2021 23:12 UTC
132 points
144 comments11 min readLW link

Scott Alexan­der 2021 pre­dic­tions: cal­ibra­tion and up­dat­ing exercise

Rob Bensinger29 Apr 2021 19:15 UTC
19 points
2 comments7 min readLW link

Thiel on se­crets and indefiniteness

Rob Bensinger20 Apr 2021 21:59 UTC
33 points
6 comments9 min readLW link

2012 Robin Han­son com­ment on “In­tel­li­gence Ex­plo­sion: Ev­i­dence and Im­port”

Rob Bensinger2 Apr 2021 16:26 UTC
28 points
4 comments3 min readLW link

Lo­gan Strohl on ex­er­cise norms

Rob Bensinger30 Mar 2021 4:28 UTC
60 points
30 comments3 min readLW link

Ju­lia Galef and Matt Ygle­sias on bioethics and “ethics ex­per­tise”

Rob Bensinger30 Mar 2021 3:06 UTC
45 points
11 comments4 min readLW link

Thirty-three ran­domly se­lected bioethics papers

Rob Bensinger22 Mar 2021 21:38 UTC
104 points
45 comments50 min readLW link

Poli­tics is way too meta

Rob Bensinger17 Mar 2021 7:04 UTC
230 points
45 comments11 min readLW link

Defla­tion­ism isn’t the solu­tion to philos­o­phy’s woes

Rob Bensinger10 Mar 2021 0:20 UTC
61 points
46 comments8 min readLW link

What I’d change about differ­ent philos­o­phy fields

Rob Bensinger8 Mar 2021 18:25 UTC
55 points
52 comments4 min readLW link

MIRI com­ments on Co­tra’s “Case for Align­ing Nar­rowly Su­per­hu­man Models”

Rob Bensinger5 Mar 2021 23:43 UTC
128 points
13 comments26 min readLW link

Utili­tar­ian dop­pel­gangers vs. mak­ing ev­ery­thing smell like bananas

Rob Bensinger20 Feb 2021 23:57 UTC
22 points
11 comments3 min readLW link

MIRI: 2020 Up­dates and Strategy

Rob Bensinger23 Dec 2020 21:27 UTC
76 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(intelligence.org)

Carte­sian Frames Definitions

Rob Bensinger8 Nov 2020 12:44 UTC
24 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

“Carte­sian Frames” Talk #2 this Sun­day at 2pm (PT)

Rob Bensinger28 Oct 2020 13:59 UTC
30 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Up­dates and ad­di­tions to “Embed­ded Agency”

29 Aug 2020 4:22 UTC
73 points
1 comment3 min readLW link

Don­tDoxS­cot­tAlexan­der.com—A Petition

25 Jun 2020 5:44 UTC
119 points
32 comments1 min readLW link
(DontDoxScottAlexander.com)

EA Fo­rum AMA—MIRI’s Buck Shlegeris

Rob Bensinger15 Nov 2019 23:27 UTC
30 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(forum.effectivealtruism.org)

A sim­ple sketch of how re­al­ism be­came unpopular

Rob Bensinger11 Oct 2019 22:25 UTC
60 points
53 comments4 min readLW link

Chris­ti­ano de­ci­sion the­ory excerpt

Rob Bensinger29 Sep 2019 2:55 UTC
56 points
0 comments5 min readLW link