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Comment by foresthughes on Prisoner's Dilemma (with visible source code) Tournament · 2013-06-06T00:45:43.763Z · score: 12 (14 votes) · LW · GW

I'll post this here, because it's somewhat related. I've asked a few people that two box in Newcomb's problem what they would do in a variation of the problem. Instead of deciding to one box or two box, you are asked to write a program that will one box or two box, and Omega is given access to the source code before filling the boxes. When phrased like this, the few two boxers I asked said they would write the program to one box.

Comment by foresthughes on [LINK]s: Who says Watson is only a narrow AI? · 2013-05-22T22:01:28.362Z · score: 5 (5 votes) · LW · GW

Is anyone else interested in the possibility of Watson/Watson like systems acting as a "juror" on court cases? Does Watson have any known biases?

Comment by foresthughes on Meetup : Berkeley: To-do lists and other systems · 2013-05-22T20:45:07.033Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

I would've gone if studying for finals wasn't first on my to-do list.