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143 Post author: BrandonReinhart 02 May 2011 07:08AM

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Comment author: jsalvatier 04 May 2011 11:31:55PM 2 points [-]

I'm guessing no. As a CI member, I agree it would be useful.

Comment author: BrandonReinhart 04 May 2011 11:37:19PM 13 points [-]

I would be willing to do this work, but I need some "me" time first. The SIAI post took a bunch of spare time and I'm behind on my guitar practice. So let me relax a bit and then I'll see what I can find. I'm a member of Alcor and John is a member of CI and we've already noted some differences so maybe we can split up that work.

Comment author: jsalvatier 05 May 2011 12:49:43AM 4 points [-]

I might be willing to do this, but I am somewhat reluctant because I feel like it might be emotionally taxing.

I would however be very enthusiastic about sponsoring someone's else's work and willing to invest a substantial amount. I'm not sure how to go about arranging that, though.

Comment author: michaelcurzi 05 May 2011 02:30:27AM *  7 points [-]

Seconded about investment. That could reduce the collective action problem. One possible implementation here.

If there were a 100-page post written about choosing between Alcor and CI, I'd read it. I plan to be hustling people to sign up for cryonics until I'm a glass statue myself, so the more up-to-date information and transparency, the better.

Comment author: jsalvatier 05 May 2011 06:17:28AM 1 point [-]

Feel free to contribute to this thread.

Comment author: Nick_Roy 05 May 2011 08:35:52AM 0 points [-]

Thirded about investment. This reminds me of the general question of rationality professionalism: something I've brought up before here.