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

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 08 April 2014 12:08:26AM 7 points [-]

This indeed is why "What a human would think of a world, given a defined window process onto a world" was not something I considered as a viable form of indirect normativity / an alternative to CEV.

Comment author: Stuart_Armstrong 08 April 2014 09:33:41AM 8 points [-]

To my mind, the interesting part is the whole constrain search/satisficing ideas which may allow such an approach to be used.