Monthly Archives: March 2018

Nice Things

Previously (not required): What Is Rationalist Berkeley’s Community Culture? Response to (at Otium, highly recommended): Naming the Nameless The strongest attractor is to that which attracts. To pleasant interactions. To invisible, quiet competence. Things that ‘just work.’ Only the options you didn’t … Continue reading

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The Eternal Grind

Previously: Eternal, and Hearthstone Economy versus Magic Economy, Categories of Sacredness, Sacred Cash Epistemic Status: Extensive ‘research.’ About card games more than general principles. Those here for the rationality likely want to skip this. As previously noted, the game Eternal (that is my referral link), … Continue reading

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AI Alignment Prize: Round 2 due March 31, 2018

There are still several weeks left to enter the second round of the AI Alignment Prize. The official announcement of the second round, along with the first round’s winners, is here. We’ll be awarding a minimum of $10,000 for advances in technical, … Continue reading

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Sacred Cash

Previously: Categories of Sacredness, Eternal, and Hearthstone Economy versus Magic Economy, Slack Related (Compass Rose): Kidneys, Trade, Sacredness and Space Travel Remember when money was sacred? Thanks to The Great Transformation, there is an increasingly free market in money. We spend money continuously, … Continue reading

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