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Eight Short Studies On Excuses
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2010-04-20T23:01:15.252Z · score: 353 (358 votes) · comments (231)
Arbital postmortem
alexei (alexei.andreev) · 2018-01-30T13:48:31.399Z · score: 336 (127 votes) · comments (107)
Generalizing From One Example
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2009-04-28T22:00:50.764Z · score: 296 (288 votes) · comments (412)
Diseased thinking: dissolving questions about disease
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2010-05-30T21:16:19.449Z · score: 286 (268 votes) · comments (352)
My attempt to explain Looking, insight meditation, and enlightenment in non-mysterious terms
Kaj_Sotala · 2018-03-08T07:37:54.532Z · score: 283 (107 votes) · comments (122)
AlphaGo Zero and the Foom Debate
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2017-10-21T02:18:50.130Z · score: 282 (38 votes) · comments (14)
Thoughts on the Singularity Institute (SI)
HoldenKarnofsky · 2012-05-11T04:31:30.364Z · score: 271 (285 votes) · comments (1284)
Preface
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2015-03-11T19:00:00.164Z · score: 271 (375 votes) · comments (6)
A LessWrong Crypto Autopsy
Scott Alexander (scott-alexander) · 2018-01-28T09:01:49.799Z · score: 270 (127 votes) · comments (117)
The Best Textbooks on Every Subject
lukeprog · 2011-01-16T08:30:57.953Z · score: 266 (238 votes) · comments (351)
An Untrollable Mathematician Illustrated
abramdemski · 2018-03-20T00:00:00.000Z · score: 263 (94 votes) · comments (35)
There's No Fire Alarm for Artificial General Intelligence
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2017-10-13T21:38:16.797Z · score: 262 (29 votes) · comments (61)
"Cheat to Win": Engineering Positive Social Feedback
sarahconstantin · 2018-02-05T23:16:50.858Z · score: 254 (98 votes) · comments (35)
Schelling fences on slippery slopes
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-03-16T23:44:05.322Z · score: 253 (240 votes) · comments (202)
Reason as memetic immune disorder
PhilGoetz · 2009-09-19T21:05:07.256Z · score: 244 (245 votes) · comments (173)
Hero Licensing
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2017-11-21T21:13:36.019Z · score: 240 (123 votes) · comments (78)
A voting theory primer for rationalists
Jameson Quinn (jameson-quinn) · 2018-04-12T15:15:23.823Z · score: 228 (72 votes) · comments (67)
Noticing the Taste of Lotus
Valentine · 2018-04-27T20:05:23.898Z · score: 227 (88 votes) · comments (70)
Dying Outside
HalFinney · 2009-10-05T02:45:02.960Z · score: 212 (203 votes) · comments (88)
What failure looks like
paulfchristiano · 2019-03-17T20:18:59.800Z · score: 209 (84 votes) · comments (42)
Critch on career advice for junior AI-x-risk-concerned researchers
Rob Bensinger (RobbBB) · 2018-05-12T02:13:28.743Z · score: 204 (71 votes) · comments (25)
Expressive Vocabulary
Alicorn · 2018-05-24T06:59:58.072Z · score: 202 (90 votes) · comments (61)
Personalized Medicine For Real
sarahconstantin · 2019-03-04T22:40:00.351Z · score: 200 (78 votes) · comments (15)
Alignment Research Field Guide
abramdemski · 2019-03-08T19:57:05.658Z · score: 200 (72 votes) · comments (5)
What Do We Mean By "Rationality"?
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2009-03-16T22:33:55.765Z · score: 199 (203 votes) · comments (2)
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: 199 (65 votes) · comments (29)
Making yourself small
Helen · 2018-03-08T14:26:31.465Z · score: 198 (68 votes) · comments (50)
The Blue-Minimizing Robot
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2011-07-04T22:26:18.838Z · score: 197 (196 votes) · comments (161)
The noncentral fallacy - the worst argument in the world?
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-08-27T03:36:08.152Z · score: 195 (222 votes) · comments (1746)
"Other people are wrong" vs "I am right"
Buck · 2019-02-22T20:01:16.012Z · score: 195 (73 votes) · comments (15)
The Neglected Virtue of Scholarship
lukeprog · 2011-01-05T07:22:30.669Z · score: 194 (194 votes) · comments (153)
Intellectual Hipsters and Meta-Contrarianism
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2010-09-13T21:36:33.236Z · score: 193 (203 votes) · comments (356)
Humans are not automatically strategic
AnnaSalamon · 2010-09-08T07:02:52.260Z · score: 192 (188 votes) · comments (272)
Goodhart Taxonomy
Scott Garrabrant · 2017-12-30T16:38:39.661Z · score: 192 (67 votes) · comments (30)
Toolbox-thinking and Law-thinking
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2018-05-31T21:28:19.354Z · score: 192 (65 votes) · comments (44)
The Costly Coordination Mechanism of Common Knowledge
Ben Pace (Benito) · 2018-03-15T20:20:41.566Z · score: 191 (61 votes) · comments (24)
The Least Convenient Possible World
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2009-03-14T02:11:15.177Z · score: 190 (189 votes) · comments (199)
Norms of Membership for Voluntary Groups
sarahconstantin · 2018-12-11T22:10:00.975Z · score: 187 (67 votes) · comments (8)
Attention control is critical for changing/increasing/altering motivation
kalla724 · 2012-04-11T00:48:04.567Z · score: 186 (187 votes) · comments (99)
2018 AI Alignment Literature Review and Charity Comparison
Larks · 2018-12-18T04:46:55.445Z · score: 185 (61 votes) · comments (23)
Cached Selves
AnnaSalamon · 2009-03-22T19:34:19.719Z · score: 182 (183 votes) · comments (79)
Anti-social Punishment
Martin Sustrik (sustrik) · 2018-09-27T07:08:56.362Z · score: 182 (99 votes) · comments (58)
Terrorism, Tylenol, and dangerous information
Davis_Kingsley · 2018-05-12T10:20:28.294Z · score: 180 (56 votes) · comments (46)
The Pavlov Strategy
sarahconstantin · 2018-12-20T16:20:00.542Z · score: 180 (70 votes) · comments (7)
Ugh fields
Roko · 2010-04-12T17:06:18.510Z · score: 179 (173 votes) · comments (73)
Sunset at Noon
Raemon · 2017-11-29T14:52:45.889Z · score: 179 (68 votes) · comments (19)
Local Validity as a Key to Sanity and Civilization
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2018-04-07T04:25:46.134Z · score: 179 (68 votes) · comments (52)
The Intelligent Social Web
Valentine · 2018-02-22T18:55:36.414Z · score: 178 (70 votes) · comments (88)
Rationalist Community Hub in Moscow: 3 Years Retrospective
berekuk · 2018-08-25T00:28:36.796Z · score: 178 (55 votes) · comments (23)
The Apologist and the Revolutionary
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2009-03-11T21:39:47.614Z · score: 177 (167 votes) · comments (97)
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