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Meta-preferences two ways: generator vs. patch
Charlie Steiner · 2020-04-01T00:51:49.086Z · score: 19 (6 votes) · comments (None)
FLI Podcast: The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity with Toby Ord
Palus Astra · 2020-04-01T01:02:29.506Z · score: 7 (3 votes) · comments (1)
How special are human brains among animal brains?
zhukeepa · 2020-04-01T01:35:36.995Z · score: 67 (25 votes) · comments (38)
[link] Necessity and Warrant
namespace (ingres) · 2020-04-01T03:12:55.541Z · score: 26 (9 votes) · comments (1)
[question] What's the expected QALY (quality-adjusted life years) loss per capita due to SARS-COV-2? QALY gain of increasing ICU capacity? Of buying new ventilators?
CheerfulWarrior · 2020-04-01T05:42:53.881Z · score: 5 (3 votes) · answers+comments (3)
April Fools: Announcing LessWrong 3.0 – Now in VR!
habryka (habryka4) · 2020-04-01T08:00:15.199Z · score: 92 (32 votes) · comments (18)
[link] Two Alternatives to Logical Counterfactuals
jessicata (jessica.liu.taylor) · 2020-04-01T09:48:29.619Z · score: 30 (10 votes) · comments (61)
[question] What achievements have people claimed will be warning signs for AGI?
ricraz · 2020-04-01T10:24:12.332Z · score: 17 (7 votes) · answers+comments (1)
Taking Initial Viral Load Seriously
Zvi · 2020-04-01T10:50:00.542Z · score: 97 (37 votes) · comments (43)
A quick and crude comparison of epidemiological expert forecasts versus Metaculus forecasts for COVID-19
Jotto999 · 2020-04-01T13:59:13.230Z · score: 47 (12 votes) · comments (3)
The attack rate estimation is more important than CFR
avturchin · 2020-04-01T16:23:12.674Z · score: 9 (3 votes) · comments (3)
[AN #93]: The Precipice we’re standing at, and how we can back away from it
rohinmshah · 2020-04-01T17:10:01.987Z · score: 25 (6 votes) · comments (None)
Building Toe Buttons
jefftk (jkaufman) · 2020-04-01T18:10:02.720Z · score: 4 (2 votes) · comments (None)
Atari early
KatjaGrace · 2020-04-02T06:10:03.052Z · score: 89 (40 votes) · comments (4)
Call for volunteers: assessing Kurzweil, 2019
Stuart_Armstrong · 2020-04-02T12:07:57.246Z · score: 27 (9 votes) · comments (21)
[question] Where should I give spare computing power, as an aspiring rationalist/altruist?
1point7point4 · 2020-04-02T15:31:27.025Z · score: 3 (2 votes) · answers+comments (None)
[question] What is the subjective experience of free will for agents?
G Gordon Worley III (gworley) · 2020-04-02T15:53:38.992Z · score: 10 (3 votes) · answers+comments (19)
Peter's COVID Consolidated Brief for 2 April
peter_hurford · 2020-04-02T17:00:06.548Z · score: 56 (16 votes) · comments (9)
The horse-sized duck: a theory of innovation, individuals and society
Dominik Tujmer · 2020-04-02T18:52:31.733Z · score: 11 (9 votes) · comments (6)
[question] What should you do regarding footwear to protect against COVID-19?
ChristianKl · 2020-04-02T19:28:38.193Z · score: 18 (5 votes) · answers+comments (None)
Equilibrium and prior selection problems in multipolar deployment
JesseClifton · 2020-04-02T20:06:14.298Z · score: 17 (7 votes) · comments (11)
[question] Implications of the Doomsday Argument for x-risk reduction
maximkazhenkov · 2020-04-02T21:42:42.810Z · score: 5 (2 votes) · answers+comments (17)
Mask wearing: do the opposite of what the CDC/WHO has been saying?
shminux · 2020-04-02T22:10:31.126Z · score: 11 (5 votes) · comments (4)
[link] March 2020 gwern.net newsletter
gwern · 2020-04-03T02:16:02.871Z · score: 12 (2 votes) · comments (1)
[question] Which books provide a good overview of modern human prehistory?
ChosunOne · 2020-04-03T06:44:34.702Z · score: 7 (5 votes) · answers+comments (4)
[question] How credible is the theory that COVID19 escaped from a Wuhan Lab?
Self-Embedded Agent · 2020-04-03T06:47:08.646Z · score: 10 (6 votes) · answers+comments (11)
Has LessWrong been a good early alarm bell for the pandemic?
AllAmericanBreakfast · 2020-04-03T09:44:39.205Z · score: 14 (15 votes) · comments (19)
How About a Remote Variolation Study?
Liron · 2020-04-03T12:04:04.439Z · score: 27 (8 votes) · comments (24)
Solar Arc Faults
jefftk (jkaufman) · 2020-04-03T15:00:02.422Z · score: 8 (1 votes) · comments (None)
[question] Research on repurposing filter products for masks?
TurnTrout · 2020-04-03T16:32:21.436Z · score: 44 (8 votes) · answers+comments (12)
Takeaways from safety by default interviews
AI Impacts (AI Imacts) · 2020-04-03T17:20:02.163Z · score: 24 (9 votes) · comments (2)
[link] "Preparing for a Pandemic: Stage 3: Grow Food if You Can [COVID-19, hort, US, Patreon]"
Kenny · 2020-04-03T17:57:58.826Z · score: 7 (5 votes) · comments (9)
How Long Can People Usefully Work?
lynettebye · 2020-04-03T21:35:11.525Z · score: 79 (44 votes) · comments (1)
Self-Experiment: Does Working More Hours Increase My Output?
lynettebye · 2020-04-03T21:36:21.628Z · score: 51 (23 votes) · comments (None)
A Kernel of Truth: Insights from 'A Friendly Approach to Functional Analysis'
TurnTrout · 2020-04-04T03:38:56.537Z · score: 32 (6 votes) · comments (3)
[link] The Peter Attia Drive podcast episode #102: Michael Osterholm, Ph.D.: COVID-19—Lessons learned, challenges ahead, and reasons for optimism and concern
Kenny · 2020-04-04T05:19:38.304Z · score: 7 (3 votes) · comments (5)
Referencing the Unreferencable
Chris_Leong · 2020-04-04T10:42:08.164Z · score: 17 (3 votes) · comments (5)
Announcing Web-TAISU, May 13-17
Linda Linsefors · 2020-04-04T11:48:14.128Z · score: 19 (8 votes) · comments (3)
Resources for AI Alignment Cartography
Gyrodiot · 2020-04-04T14:20:10.851Z · score: 33 (14 votes) · comments (8)
Partying over Internet: Technological Aspects
Martin Sustrik (sustrik) · 2020-04-05T06:20:01.067Z · score: 30 (9 votes) · comments (2)
Life as metaphor for everything else.
Charlie Steiner · 2020-04-05T07:21:11.303Z · score: 37 (11 votes) · comments (11)
What Surprised Me About Entrepreneurship
lsusr · 2020-04-05T09:18:16.411Z · score: 68 (34 votes) · comments (11)
[question] How strong is the evidence for hydroxychloroquine?
Chris_Leong · 2020-04-05T09:32:00.058Z · score: 35 (12 votes) · answers+comments (13)
Zoom's security is not that bad
lc · 2020-04-05T11:31:42.755Z · score: 5 (8 votes) · comments (16)
Discussion about COVID-19 non-scientific origins considered harmful
dyokomizo · 2020-04-05T15:48:13.791Z · score: -16 (10 votes) · comments (13)
[question] What to draw from Macintyre et al 2015?
ChristianKl · 2020-04-05T16:56:18.734Z · score: 11 (3 votes) · answers+comments (6)
[question] What messy problems do you see Deep Reinforcement Learning applicable to?
Riccardo Volpato (riccardo-volpato) · 2020-04-05T17:43:45.945Z · score: 4 (3 votes) · answers+comments (None)
Hydroxychloroquine: the day science stopped
Filipe Marchesini (filipe-marchesini) · 2020-04-05T18:09:58.290Z · score: 21 (8 votes) · comments (2)
Seeking opinions on the pros and cons of various telepresence tools
mingyuan · 2020-04-05T18:22:51.775Z · score: 9 (3 votes) · comments (4)
[question] What is the maximum number of COVID-19 tests which could be performed until the end of the year?
Roko Jelavić (roko-jelavic) · 2020-04-05T19:19:40.585Z · score: 5 (3 votes) · answers+comments (2)
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