Sitemap - 2023 - Astral Codex Ten

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In The Long Run, We're All Dad

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Son Of Bride Of Bay Area House Party

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Apply For An ACX Grant (2024)

Defying Cavity: Lantern Bioworks FAQ

What Ever Happened To Neoreaction?

Beyond "Abolish The FDA"

Mantic Monday 12/4/23

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Links For November 2023

Contra DeBoer On Movement Shell Games

In Continued Defense Of Effective Altruism

God Help Us, Let's Try To Understand AI Monosemanticity

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Seen In The Bay

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Book Review: I See Satan Fall Like Lightning

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Does Anaesthesia Prove Ketamine Placebo?

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Followup: Quests And Requests

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Hardball Questions For The Next Debate

Highlights From The Comments On Kidney Donation

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Quests And Requests

Dictator Book Club: Chavez

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Mantic Monday 10/30/23

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My Left Kidney

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Impact Market Mini-Grants Results

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Pause For Thought: The AI Pause Debate

How Are The Gay Younger Brothers Doing?

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Links For September 2023

Book Review: Beelzebub's Tales To His Grandson

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ACX Classifieds 9/23

Book Review: The Alexander Romance

Highlights From The Comments On Elon Musk

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Book Review Contest 2023 Winners

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Book Review: Elon Musk

Highlights From The Comments On Last Week's Model Cities Post

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Vote In The 2023 Book Review Contest

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Contra Kirkegaard On Evolutionary Definitions Of Mental Illness

My Presidential Platform

Model City Monday 9/4/23: California Dreamin'

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Your Book Review: Zuozhuan

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Here's Why Automaticity Is Real Actually

Highlights From The Comments On Fetishes

Mantic Monday 8/28/23

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Your Book Review: Why Nations Fail

Meetups Everywhere 2023: Times & Places

Highlights From The Comments On Dating Preferences

More Thoughts On Critical Windows

Critical Periods For Language: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

What Can Fetish Research Tell Us About AI?

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Your Book Review: The Mind Of A Bee

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Bride Of Bay Area House Party

In Defense Of Describable Dating Preferences

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Your Book Review: The Weirdest People in the World

Highlights From The Comments On Putin

Links For August 2023

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Your Book Review: The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

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More Memorable Passages From "The Man Without A Face"

Dictator Book Club: Putin

Meetups Everywhere Fall 2023 - Call For Organizers

Mantic Monday 7/31/23: Room Temperature Superforecaster

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Your Book Review: On the Marble Cliffs

Bad Definitions Of "Democracy" And "Accountability" Shade Into Totalitarianism

New York Meetup On Sunday

Highlights From The Comments On Social Model Of Disability

We're Not Platonists, We've Just Learned The Bitter Lesson

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Your Book Review: The Laws of Trading

Highlights From The Comments On British Economic Decline

The Extinction Tournament

Berkeley Meetup On Sunday, Special Guest Philip Tetlock

Contra The xAI Alignment Plan

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Your Book Review: The Educated Mind

Contra The Social Model Of Disability

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Wikipedia Wednesday 7/12/2023

Why Match School And Student Rank?

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Your Book Review: Secret Government

Ask Me Anything Thread (7/2023)

Links For July 2023

Tales Of Takeover In CCF-World

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Your Book Review: Safe Enough?

Is There An Illusion Of Moral Decline?

Sure, Whatever, Let's Try Another Contra Caplan On Mental Illness

Every Flashing Element On Your Site Alienates And Enrages Users

"Through A Glass Darkly" In Asterisk Magazine

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Your Book Review: Public Citizens

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Book Review: Programming And Metaprogramming The Human Biocomputer

Davidson On Takeoff Speeds

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Your Book Review: Njal’s Saga

Your Incentives Are Not The Same As Media Companies'

Atlanta Meetup This Sunday

The Canal Papers

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Your Book Review: Man’s Search for Meaning

Attempts To Put Statistics In Context, Put Into Context

Assistant Dictator Book Club: America Against America

Highlights From The Comments On The Academic Job Market

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Your Book Review: Why Machines Will Never Rule the World

Links For May 2023

All Medications Are Insignificant In The Eyes Of God And Traditional Effect Size Criteria

Are Woo Non-Responders Defective?

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Your Book Review: Lying for Money

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Hypergamy: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

Mantic Monday 5/22/23

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Your Book Review: Cities And The Wealth Of Nations/The Question Of Separatism

Peer Review: Hypergamy - Much More Than You Wanted To Know

Why Is The Academic Job Market So Weird?

Galton, Ehrlich, Buck

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Highlights From The Comments On Long COVID And Bisexuality

Highlights From The Comments On Housing Density And Prices

Constitutional AI: RLHF On Steroids

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Berkeley Meetup This Saturday

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Raise Your Threshold For Accusing People Of Faking Bisexuality

Replication Attempt: Bisexuality And Long COVID

Change My Mind: Density Increases Local But Decreases Global Prices

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The Psychology Of Fantasy

Highlights From The Comments On Nerds And Hipsters

Mantic Monday 4/24/23

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Links For April 2023

Contra Kriss On Nerds And Hipsters

Highlights From The Comments On IRBs

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Book Review: From Oversight To Overkill

Spring Meetups Everywhere 2023

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Book Review: The Arctic Hysterias

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But Seriously, Are Bloxors Greeblic?

Most Technologies Aren't Races

Highlights From The Comments On Telemedicine Regulations

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MR Tries The Safe Uncertainty Fallacy

The Government Is Making Telemedicine Hard And Inconvenient Again

Turing Test

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Book Review: Paper Belt On Fire

Half An Hour Before Dawn In San Francisco

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Why Do Transgender People Report Hypermobile Joints?

Are We All Doxastic Voluntarists?

Classifieds Thread 3/23

Why I Am Not (As Much Of) A Doomer (As Some People)

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Links For March 2023

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Give Up Seventy Percent Of The Way Through The Hyperstitious Slur Cascade

Issue Two Of Asterisk

Kelly Bets On Civilization

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Impact Market Mini-Grants Update

Against Ice Age Civilizations

Memorize A Few Basic Numbers To Have Intuitions About Other Things

OpenAI's "Planning For AGI And Beyond"

Highlights From The Comments On Geography Of Madness

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Announcing Forecasting Impact Mini-Grants

Book Review: What's Our Problem?

Book Review: The Geography Of Madness

Grading My 2018 Predictions For 2023

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Declining Sperm Count: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

Trying Again On Fideism

Contra Kavanagh On Fideism

Ro-mantic Monday 2/13/23

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Links For February 2023

Henrietta Lacks Seems Like A Nice Person, But Not A Scientific Hero

Bonus Wisdom Of Crowds Analysis

Crowds Are Wise (And One's A Crowd)

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Berkeley Meetup On Tuesday, Special Guest Daniel Ingram

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Mostly Skeptical Thoughts On The Chatbot Propaganda Apocalypse

Book Review Contest Rules 2023

Response To Alexandros Contra Me On Ivermectin

Mantic Monday 1/30/2023

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[Sneak Peek] Declining Sperm Count: Much More Than You Wanted To Know

Janus' Simulators

You Don't Want A Purely Biological, Apolitical Taxonomy Of Mental Disorders

Who Predicted 2022?

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ACX Survey Results 2022

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Which Political Victories Cause Backlash?

SSC Survey Results On Schooling Types

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2023 Subscription Drive + Free Unlocked Posts

Conspiracies of Cognition, Conspiracies Of Emotion

Highlights From The Comments On The Media Very Rarely Lying

Stage 2 Of Prediction Contest

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Even More Bay Area House Party

How Do AIs' Political Opinions Change As They Get Smarter And Better-Trained?

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