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Comment by awoodside on Seattle, WA - Less Wrong Meetup - Sunday February 20th, 2:00 PM · 2011-02-15T03:21:06.959Z · LW · GW

If I'm not out of town I'll be there.

Comment by awoodside on Shut up and do the impossible! · 2008-10-08T23:35:36.000Z · LW · GW

Half-way through reading this post I had decided to offer you 20 to 1 odds on the AI box experiment, your $100 against my $2000. The last few paragraphs make it clear that you most likely aren't interested, but the offer stands. Also, I don't perfectly qualify, as I think it's very probable that a real-world transhuman AI could convince me. I am, however, quite skeptical of your ability to convince me in this toy situation, more so given the failed attempts (I was only aware of the successes until now).