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Comment by alex-k-chen-1 on How will internet forums like LW be able to defend against GPT-style spam? · 2020-07-30T12:50:46.963Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

How about integrate with the underlay https://www.underlay.org/pub/future/release/5 ? FYI I personally connected some of the team members in the project with each other.

Comment by alex-k-chen-1 on The case for C19 being widespread · 2020-07-08T16:12:33.883Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

Will all the black swam ETFs (like taleb assistant one universa) make it more efficient in that direction?

Comment by alex-k-chen-1 on What information, apart from the connectome, is necessary to simulate a brain? · 2020-07-06T18:03:48.923Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

Epigenetic information might be important too (especially since epigenetic information may determine a neuron's sensitivity to "updates"). In metamorphosis, a butterfly seems to retain some of its caterpillar memories even though all of its neuronal arbors are completely reorganized and lost, and that information may be stored in the epigenome.

Also, there's a hypothesis that memory may even be stored in RNA (see Gaurav)

Comment by alex-k-chen-1 on Project Proposal: Gears of Aging · 2020-05-16T08:14:09.434Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/577478v1.full

Comment by alex-k-chen-1 on Project Proposal: Gears of Aging · 2020-05-16T07:20:10.993Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

https://www.pnas.org/content/116/44/22173

Comment by alex-k-chen-1 on Project Proposal: Gears of Aging · 2020-05-16T02:17:07.241Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

If you had the perfect bioinformatics database + genomically-obsessed autist, it would be easier to deal with larger quantities of genes. Like, the human genome has 20k genes, and let's say 1% are super-relevant for aging or brain preservation - that would be 2k genes, and that would be super-easy for an autistically-obsessed person to manage