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25 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 11 November 2008 07:01PM

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Comment author: drone 11 November 2008 08:07:19PM 3 points [-]

I'm surprised at the pushback on this rather simple straightforward point. In fact, it seems kind of beaten to death so I hope it has some cool unexpected consequence soon-to-be revealed.

Besides being easy, randomness has the amusing property of helping overcome bias.

In fact, since random search is unbiased search, it now seems that overcoming bias should be frowned on! Perhaps "Finding Effective Biases" is a better title for this blog.