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Eight Short Studies On Excuses
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2010-04-20T23:01:15.252Z · score: 408 (411 votes) · comments (236)
Arbital postmortem
alexei (alexei.andreev) · 2018-01-30T13:48:31.399Z · score: 343 (134 votes) · comments (108)
Preface
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2015-03-11T19:00:00.164Z · score: 329 (443 votes) · comments (8)
Diseased thinking: dissolving questions about disease
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2010-05-30T21:16:19.449Z · score: 323 (290 votes) · comments (353)
The Best Textbooks on Every Subject
lukeprog · 2011-01-16T08:30:57.953Z · score: 304 (274 votes) · comments (359)
Generalizing From One Example
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2009-04-28T22:00:50.764Z · score: 300 (292 votes) · comments (412)
My attempt to explain Looking, insight meditation, and enlightenment in non-mysterious terms
Kaj_Sotala · 2018-03-08T07:37:54.532Z · score: 297 (120 votes) · comments (131)
A LessWrong Crypto Autopsy
Scott Alexander (scott-alexander) · 2018-01-28T09:01:49.799Z · score: 291 (141 votes) · comments (126)
AlphaGo Zero and the Foom Debate
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2017-10-21T02:18:50.130Z · score: 288 (42 votes) · comments (15)
Schelling fences on slippery slopes
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-03-16T23:44:05.322Z · score: 281 (265 votes) · comments (203)
Thoughts on the Singularity Institute (SI)
HoldenKarnofsky · 2012-05-11T04:31:30.364Z · score: 272 (286 votes) · comments (1287)
There's No Fire Alarm for Artificial General Intelligence
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2017-10-13T21:38:16.797Z · score: 271 (37 votes) · comments (67)
An Untrollable Mathematician Illustrated
abramdemski · 2018-03-20T00:00:00.000Z · score: 271 (99 votes) · comments (38)
Reason as memetic immune disorder
PhilGoetz · 2009-09-19T21:05:07.256Z · score: 259 (253 votes) · comments (175)
"Cheat to Win": Engineering Positive Social Feedback
sarahconstantin · 2018-02-05T23:16:50.858Z · score: 259 (104 votes) · comments (35)
Noticing the Taste of Lotus
Valentine · 2018-04-27T20:05:23.898Z · score: 249 (102 votes) · comments (80)
Reality-Revealing and Reality-Masking Puzzles
AnnaSalamon · 2020-01-16T16:15:34.650Z · score: 243 (75 votes) · comments (52)
Hero Licensing
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2017-11-21T21:13:36.019Z · score: 242 (125 votes) · comments (82)
A voting theory primer for rationalists
Jameson Quinn (jameson-quinn) · 2018-04-12T15:15:23.823Z · score: 240 (78 votes) · comments (78)
[question] Coronavirus: Justified Practical Advice Thread
Ben Pace (Benito) · 2020-02-28T06:43:41.139Z · score: 234 (87 votes) · answers+comments (334)
Dying Outside
HalFinney · 2009-10-05T02:45:02.960Z · score: 230 (211 votes) · comments (88)
Humans are not automatically strategic
AnnaSalamon · 2010-09-08T07:02:52.260Z · score: 218 (207 votes) · comments (273)
The Intelligent Social Web
Valentine · 2018-02-22T18:55:36.414Z · score: 218 (84 votes) · comments (113)
What failure looks like
paulfchristiano · 2019-03-17T20:18:59.800Z · score: 218 (93 votes) · comments (43)
Heads I Win, Tails?—Never Heard of Her; Or, Selective Reporting and the Tragedy of the Green Rationalists
Zack_M_Davis · 2019-09-24T04:12:07.560Z · score: 216 (72 votes) · comments (31)
Expressive Vocabulary
Alicorn · 2018-05-24T06:59:58.072Z · score: 215 (103 votes) · comments (69)
Making yourself small
Helen · 2018-03-08T14:26:31.465Z · score: 213 (76 votes) · comments (53)
Credibility of the CDC on SARS-CoV-2
Elizabeth (pktechgirl) · 2020-03-07T02:00:00.452Z · score: 213 (84 votes) · comments (116)
What Do We Mean By "Rationality"?
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2009-03-16T22:33:55.765Z · score: 210 (214 votes) · comments (2)
CFAR Participant Handbook now available to all
Duncan_Sabien · 2020-01-03T15:43:44.618Z · score: 210 (65 votes) · comments (28)
The Costly Coordination Mechanism of Common Knowledge
Ben Pace (Benito) · 2018-03-15T20:20:41.566Z · score: 209 (68 votes) · comments (30)
Critch on career advice for junior AI-x-risk-concerned researchers
Rob Bensinger (RobbBB) · 2018-05-12T02:13:28.743Z · score: 208 (73 votes) · comments (25)
Intellectual Hipsters and Meta-Contrarianism
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2010-09-13T21:36:33.236Z · score: 206 (218 votes) · comments (357)
The noncentral fallacy - the worst argument in the world?
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-08-27T03:36:08.152Z · score: 205 (232 votes) · comments (1747)
Local Validity as a Key to Sanity and Civilization
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2018-04-07T04:25:46.134Z · score: 205 (77 votes) · comments (63)
Toolbox-thinking and Law-thinking
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2018-05-31T21:28:19.354Z · score: 205 (69 votes) · comments (46)
Alignment Research Field Guide
abramdemski · 2019-03-08T19:57:05.658Z · score: 205 (75 votes) · comments (5)
Goodhart Taxonomy
Scott Garrabrant · 2017-12-30T16:38:39.661Z · score: 204 (73 votes) · comments (32)
The Blue-Minimizing Robot
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2011-07-04T22:26:18.838Z · score: 203 (201 votes) · comments (161)
The Neglected Virtue of Scholarship
lukeprog · 2011-01-05T07:22:30.669Z · score: 202 (200 votes) · comments (153)
Attention control is critical for changing/increasing/altering motivation
kalla724 · 2012-04-11T00:48:04.567Z · score: 200 (193 votes) · comments (99)
Personalized Medicine For Real
sarahconstantin · 2019-03-04T22:40:00.351Z · score: 199 (77 votes) · comments (15)
What Money Cannot Buy
johnswentworth · 2020-02-01T20:11:05.090Z · score: 198 (91 votes) · comments (42)
Sunset at Noon
Raemon · 2017-11-29T14:52:45.889Z · score: 195 (76 votes) · comments (19)
Anti-social Punishment
Martin Sustrik (sustrik) · 2018-09-27T07:08:56.362Z · score: 195 (108 votes) · comments (64)
2018 AI Alignment Literature Review and Charity Comparison
Larks · 2018-12-18T04:46:55.445Z · score: 195 (63 votes) · comments (26)
The Pavlov Strategy
sarahconstantin · 2018-12-20T16:20:00.542Z · score: 195 (76 votes) · comments (12)
"Other people are wrong" vs "I am right"
Buck · 2019-02-22T20:01:16.012Z · score: 195 (73 votes) · comments (15)
Embedded Agents
abramdemski · 2018-10-29T19:53:02.064Z · score: 194 (84 votes) · comments (40)
The Least Convenient Possible World
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2009-03-14T02:11:15.177Z · score: 193 (190 votes) · comments (200)
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