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Swimmer963(Miranda Dixon-Luinenburg)

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I started posting on Less Wrong in 2011, learned about effective altruism, and four years later landed in the Bay Area. I do direct work in operations, and write for fun.

You can find my fiction here: https://​​archiveofourown.org/​​users/​​Swimmer963

What is op­er­a­tions?

Swimmer96326 Sep 2019 14:16 UTC
106 points
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Swim­mer963′s Shortform

Swimmer96318 Aug 2019 14:48 UTC
17 points
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Re­claiming Ed­die Willers

Swimmer96313 Jul 2019 15:32 UTC
67 points
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Micro feed­back loops and learning

Swimmer96326 May 2019 0:50 UTC
48 points
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Ex­am­ples of growth mind­set or prac­tice in fiction

Swimmer96328 Sep 2015 21:47 UTC
24 points
33 comments2 min readLW link

The Im­por­tance of Sidekicks

Swimmer9638 Jan 2015 23:21 UTC
197 points
209 comments5 min readLW link

A dis­cus­sion of heroic responsibility

Swimmer96329 Oct 2014 4:22 UTC
73 points
217 comments7 min readLW link

“And that’s okay”: ac­cept­ing and own­ing reality

Swimmer96327 Jul 2014 19:13 UTC
37 points
21 comments7 min readLW link

Meetup : Up­per Canada LW Megameetup: Ot­tawa, Toronto, Mon­treal, Water­loo, London

Swimmer96328 Jun 2014 22:48 UTC
4 points
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On Ter­mi­nal Goals and Virtue Ethics

Swimmer96318 Jun 2014 4:00 UTC
94 points
207 comments4 min readLW link

Ot­tawa meetup: Ap­plied Ra­tion­al­ity Series, Value of Information

Swimmer9635 May 2014 15:48 UTC
6 points
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Book Re­view: So Good They Can’t Ig­nore You, by Cal Newport

Swimmer96323 Apr 2014 3:27 UTC
42 points
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Why I haven’t signed up for cryonics

Swimmer96312 Jan 2014 5:16 UTC
42 points
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Med­i­ta­tion: a self-experiment

Swimmer96330 Dec 2013 0:56 UTC
82 points
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Does Goal Set­ting Work?

Swimmer96316 Oct 2013 20:54 UTC
50 points
21 comments11 min readLW link

Meetup : Ap­plied Ra­tion­al­ity Talks: Think­ing in Bayes

Swimmer96313 Sep 2013 1:52 UTC
6 points
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To what de­gree do you model peo­ple as agents?

Swimmer96325 Aug 2013 19:29 UTC
46 points
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Mak­ing Ra­tion­al­ity Gen­eral-Interest

Swimmer96324 Jul 2013 22:02 UTC
45 points
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How I Be­came More Ambitious

Swimmer9634 Jul 2013 23:34 UTC
105 points
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The Cen­tre for Ap­plied Ra­tion­al­ity: a year later from a (some­what) out­side per­spec­tive

Swimmer96327 May 2013 18:31 UTC
65 points
102 comments5 min readLW link