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Lumifer comments on Siren worlds and the perils of over-optimised search - Less Wrong

27 Post author: Stuart_Armstrong 07 April 2014 11:00AM

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Comment author: Lumifer 07 April 2014 05:42:59PM 4 points [-]

Looks like you're basically arguing for the first-past-the-post search -- just take the first world that you see which passes the criteria.

Comment author: Stuart_Armstrong 07 April 2014 05:48:54PM 3 points [-]

Yep, that works better than what I was thinking, in fact.