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Sniffnoy comments on The Importance of Goodhart's Law - Less Wrong

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Comment author: Sniffnoy 17 August 2010 11:09:47PM *  2 points [-]

Presumably finding arbitrarily many basic G*'s will be hard. Two ideas for dealing with this: 1. Even if you only have finitely many and they're all known, you could select one at random each time there's a switch. 2. Each time there's a switch, select a somehow-random linear (or some other sort, if you like) combination of your basic G*'s. (That would make guessing it in the first place quite hard, actually...)