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20 Post author: lukeprog 26 November 2011 08:05AM

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Comment author: Nectanebo 30 November 2011 04:55:52PM 2 points [-]

Good Update on the Spock chapter.

Making the issue seem more legitimate with the adition of the links to Hawking etc. was an especially good idea. More like this perhaps?

I do question how well people who haven't already covered these topics would fare when reading through this site though. When this is finished I'll get an irl freind to take a look and see how well they respond to it.

Of course, my concerns of making it seem more legitimately like a big deal and how easily understandable and accessible it is only really comes into play if this site is targeting people who aren't already interested in rationality or AI or the singularity.

Who is this site for? What purpose does this site have!? I really feel like these questions are important!

Comment author: lukeprog 01 December 2011 07:28:26AM 4 points [-]

Getting friends to read it now and give feedback would be good, before I write the entire thing. I wish I had more time for audience-testing in general!

I'll try to answer the questions about site audience and purpose later.

Comment author: Nick_Roy 06 December 2011 05:50:22AM 1 point [-]

Agreed on the excellence of "Why Spock is Not Rational". This chapter is introductory enough that I deployed it on Facebook.