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Thoughts on the Singularity Institute (SI)
HoldenKarnofsky · 2012-05-11T04:31:30.364Z · score: 271 (285 votes) · comments (1284)
Schelling fences on slippery slopes
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-03-16T23:44:05.322Z · score: 248 (235 votes) · comments (200)
The noncentral fallacy - the worst argument in the world?
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-08-27T03:36:08.152Z · score: 188 (211 votes) · comments (1745)
Attention control is critical for changing/increasing/altering motivation
kalla724 · 2012-04-11T00:48:04.567Z · score: 183 (183 votes) · comments (99)
How I Ended Up Non-Ambitious
Swimmer963 · 2012-01-23T23:50:42.497Z · score: 135 (127 votes) · comments (239)
Checklist of Rationality Habits
AnnaSalamon · 2012-11-07T21:19:19.244Z · score: 124 (122 votes) · comments (189)
Can the Chain Still Hold You?
lukeprog · 2012-01-13T01:28:25.336Z · score: 116 (136 votes) · comments (360)
Eliezer's Sequences and Mainstream Academia
lukeprog · 2012-09-15T00:32:03.383Z · score: 113 (111 votes) · comments (157)
Be Happier
Klevador · 2012-04-16T01:51:46.838Z · score: 108 (117 votes) · comments (278)
Reply to Holden on 'Tool AI'
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2012-06-12T18:00:51.950Z · score: 107 (112 votes) · comments (351)
The Useful Idea of Truth
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2012-10-02T18:16:12.303Z · score: 101 (107 votes) · comments (539)
The Power of Reinforcement
lukeprog · 2012-06-21T13:42:29.475Z · score: 100 (106 votes) · comments (474)
Bayes for Schizophrenics: Reasoning in Delusional Disorders
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-08-13T19:22:21.097Z · score: 93 (96 votes) · comments (155)
Firewalling the Optimal from the Rational
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2012-10-08T08:01:13.095Z · score: 91 (99 votes) · comments (337)
Urges vs. Goals: The analogy to anticipation and belief
AnnaSalamon · 2012-01-24T23:57:04.122Z · score: 91 (86 votes) · comments (71)
Neuroscience basics for LessWrongians
ChrisHallquist · 2012-07-26T05:10:04.229Z · score: 90 (90 votes) · comments (103)
On Saying the Obvious
Grognor · 2012-02-02T05:13:43.030Z · score: 86 (91 votes) · comments (46)
My Algorithm for Beating Procrastination
lukeprog · 2012-02-10T02:48:18.812Z · score: 86 (91 votes) · comments (138)
Punctuality - Arriving on Time and Math
Xachariah · 2012-05-03T01:35:57.920Z · score: 84 (87 votes) · comments (40)
Causal Diagrams and Causal Models
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2012-10-12T21:49:16.747Z · score: 83 (94 votes) · comments (282)
2012 Survey Results
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-12-07T21:04:20.299Z · score: 83 (83 votes) · comments (653)
New cognitive bias articles on wikipedia (update)
nerfhammer · 2012-03-09T20:13:43.899Z · score: 82 (87 votes) · comments (19)
The rational rationalist's guide to rationally using "rational" in rational post titles
Vaniver · 2012-05-27T19:13:25.279Z · score: 81 (115 votes) · comments (52)
What Is Signaling, Really?
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-07-12T17:43:56.045Z · score: 81 (84 votes) · comments (173)
Thoughts on designing policies for oneself
John_Maxwell_IV · 2012-11-28T01:27:36.337Z · score: 80 (80 votes) · comments (63)
How to avoid dying in a car crash
[deleted] · 2012-03-17T19:44:45.374Z · score: 79 (83 votes) · comments (292)
[meta] Less Wrong Polls in Comments
jimrandomh · 2012-09-19T16:19:36.221Z · score: 79 (82 votes) · comments (310)
The Mere Cable Channel Addition Paradox
Ghatanathoah · 2012-07-26T07:20:05.081Z · score: 79 (104 votes) · comments (147)
Train Philosophers with Pearl and Kahneman, not Plato and Kant
lukeprog · 2012-12-06T00:42:47.643Z · score: 77 (94 votes) · comments (513)
Negative and Positive Selection
alyssavance · 2012-07-06T01:34:25.968Z · score: 77 (82 votes) · comments (262)
Backward Reasoning Over Decision Trees
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-06-30T03:17:13.241Z · score: 76 (69 votes) · comments (57)
The problem with too many rational memes
Swimmer963 · 2012-01-19T00:56:07.321Z · score: 75 (101 votes) · comments (342)
Friendship is Optimal: A My Little Pony fanfic about an optimization process
iceman · 2012-09-08T06:16:09.920Z · score: 74 (69 votes) · comments (150)
Avoid inflationary use of terms
lsparrish · 2012-05-30T20:31:41.775Z · score: 74 (88 votes) · comments (93)
Causal Universes
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2012-11-29T04:08:18.859Z · score: 73 (71 votes) · comments (392)
Decision Theories: A Less Wrong Primer
orthonormal · 2012-03-13T23:31:51.795Z · score: 72 (76 votes) · comments (174)
New study on choice blindness in moral positions
nerfhammer · 2012-09-20T18:14:33.437Z · score: 72 (78 votes) · comments (152)
What are the optimal biases to overcome?
aaronsw · 2012-08-04T15:04:14.699Z · score: 71 (69 votes) · comments (70)
Game Theory As A Dark Art
Scott Alexander (Yvain) · 2012-07-24T03:27:07.391Z · score: 71 (78 votes) · comments (101)
An Intuitive Explanation of Solomonoff Induction
Alex_Altair · 2012-07-11T08:05:20.544Z · score: 71 (63 votes) · comments (220)
[Transcript] Richard Feynman on Why Questions
Grognor · 2012-01-08T19:01:11.825Z · score: 71 (66 votes) · comments (45)
Avoid misinterpreting your emotions
Kaj_Sotala · 2012-02-14T23:51:32.998Z · score: 70 (76 votes) · comments (32)
Plastination is maturing and needs funding, says Hanson
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2012-06-20T20:00:25.676Z · score: 70 (79 votes) · comments (47)
The Relation Projection Fallacy and the purpose of life
Academian · 2012-12-28T04:14:38.006Z · score: 69 (81 votes) · comments (42)
The Substitution Principle
Kaj_Sotala · 2012-01-28T04:20:48.176Z · score: 69 (74 votes) · comments (64)
Logical Pinpointing
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2012-11-02T15:33:19.634Z · score: 68 (66 votes) · comments (344)
Rational Toothpaste: A Case Study
badger · 2012-05-31T00:31:57.865Z · score: 68 (71 votes) · comments (58)
How To Have Things Correctly
Alicorn · 2012-10-17T06:10:34.625Z · score: 67 (102 votes) · comments (219)
Proofs, Implications, and Models
Eliezer Yudkowsky (Eliezer_Yudkowsky) · 2012-10-30T13:02:20.077Z · score: 67 (67 votes) · comments (216)
How to Run a Successful Less Wrong Meetup
Kaj_Sotala · 2012-06-12T21:32:42.605Z · score: 66 (64 votes) · comments (36)
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