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Everybody Knows

“Everybody knows that the dice are loaded. Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed. Everybody knows the war is over. Everybody knows the good guys lost.” – Leonard Cohen, Everybody Knows “It is known.” – Dothraki saying It is not known. … Continue reading

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Magic Arena Bot Drafting

Epistemic Status: Attempting to be useful and to learn via exploration. Real proposals. Content assumes familiarity with Magic: The Gathering booster drafting, but does not much depend on a knowledge of deep Magic strategy, so it holds potential interest for … Continue reading

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Press Your Luck

Epistemic Status: Oh, we’re doing this. Press Your Luck is back! Press Your Luck is back! Wednesday Nights on ABC! Woo-hoo!

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Some Ways Coordination is Hard

Response to (Raymond Arnold at Less Wrong): The Schilling Choice is Rabbit, Not Stag and by implication Duncan’s Open Problems in Group Rationality Stag Hunt is the game whereby if everyone gets together, they can hunt the Stag and win big. Those who … Continue reading

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Moral Mazes and Short Termism

Previously: Short Termism and Quotes from Moral Mazes Epistemic Status: Long term My list of quotes from moral mazes has a section of twenty devoted to short term thinking. It fits with, and gives internal gears and color to, my previous understanding of … Continue reading

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Quotes from Moral Mazes

Reading and actually paying attention to Moral Mazes is hard. Writing carefully about it is even harder. I effectively spent several months forcing my way through the book, because it seemed important to do that. I then spent a month … Continue reading

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Laws of John Wick

Spoiler Alert: This spoils central plot points of John Wick, John Wick 2 and John Wick 3.  Should You See Those Movies: Yes. They’re awesome. Unless you do not like violence, especially gun violence, in which case they’re not for … Continue reading

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