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Comment author: [deleted] 16 August 2010 12:15:44PM *  5 points [-]

Hi, I've been reading Less Wrong since about January this year, I got interested in the site because of the Baby eating aliens fiction which someone recommended, I had before coming here read a few posts at Overcoming Bias.

At the time I read most of the Yudkowsky coming of age sequence and was also especially interested in the Luminosity sequence. I've recently started thinking about Timeless Decision theory and reading with great interest this sites take on the blind idiot god.

The thing I think this site helped me most with was to impart on me how important the theoretical underpinnings of reasoning really are. It has also made me invest serious effort into studying game theory, Bayesian statistics as well as review information theory.

In RL I'm a Male Physics undergrad in my early 20's.

Comment author: Morendil 16 August 2010 01:29:59PM 4 points [-]

Now you have me wondering what the Female Physics classes are like. ;)

Comment author: Risto_Saarelma 16 August 2010 01:56:56PM 4 points [-]

I hear the fluid mechanics course taught by Dr. Irigaray is really good.