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Meetup : Stockholm book club: Superintelligence chapter 11

0 pepe_prime 04 October 2017 11:40AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Stockholm book club: Superintelligence chapter 11

WHEN: 20 October 2017 05:45:00PM (+0200)

WHERE: Lindstedtsvägen 3, room 1537, SE-114 28 Stockholm, Sverige

11 Multipolar scenarios p. 159 Of horses and men p. 160 Wages and unemployment p. 160 Capital and welfare p. 161 The Malthusian principle in a historical perspective p. 163 Population growth and investment p. 164 Life in an algorithmic economy p. 166 Voluntary slavery, casual death p. 167 Would maximally efficient work be fun? p. 169 Unconscious outsourcers? p. 172 Evolution is not necessarily up p. 173 Post-transition formation of a singleton? p. 176 A second transition p. 177 Superorganisms and scale economies p. 178 Unification by treaty p. 180

Format: We meet and start hanging out at 5:45, but don't officially start doing the meetup topic until 6:00 to accommodate stragglers.

How to find us: The meetup is at a KTH academic building and the room is on the 5th floor, two stairs up.

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Discussion article for the meetup : Stockholm book club: Superintelligence chapter 11

Meetup : Stockholm book club: Superintelligence chapter 10

0 pepe_prime 04 October 2017 11:37AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Stockholm book club: Superintelligence chapter 10

WHEN: 13 October 2017 05:45:00PM (+0200)

WHERE: Lindstedtsvägen 3, room 1537, SE-114 28 Stockholm, Sverige

10 Oracles, genies, sovereigns, tools p. 145 Oracles p. 145 Genies and sovereigns p. 148 Tool-AIs p. 151 Comparison p. 155

Format: We meet and start hanging out at 5:45, but don't officially start doing the meetup topic until 6:00 to accommodate stragglers.

How to find us: The meetup is at a KTH academic building and the room is on the 5th floor, two stairs up.

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Discussion article for the meetup : Stockholm book club: Superintelligence chapter 10

Meetup : Stockholm: Double Crux

0 pepe_prime 30 September 2017 12:29PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Stockholm: Double Crux

WHEN: 06 October 2017 06:45:00PM (+0200)

WHERE: Lindstedtsvägen 3, room 1537, SE-114 28 Stockholm, Sverige

Double crux is a hip rationality tool. It's a structured argument technique for reaching consensus from an initial disagreement. For a belief A, a "crux" is a belief B that is crucial to belief in A. Participants start with some disagreement and find a new disagreement that they both view as a crux.

We'll practice this as a group to see how it works, then split into pairs and practice more. Bring your controversial opinions, your epistemic humility, and your good faith arguing hat.

Read more about it - http://lesswrong.com/lw/o6p/double_crux_a_strategy_for_resolving_disagreement/

Format: We meet and start hanging out at 6:45, but don't officially start doing the meetup topic until 7:00 to accommodate stragglers.

How to find us: The meetup is at a KTH academic building and the room is on the 5th floor, two stairs up.

Influence future meetups:

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Discussion article for the meetup : Stockholm: Double Crux

Comment author: pepe_prime 13 September 2017 01:20:21PM 10 points [-]

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Let's make these comments a reply to this post. That way we continue the tradition, but keep the discussion a bit cleaner.

Comment author: pepe_prime 13 September 2017 01:20:36PM 23 points [-]

I have taken the survey.

Comment author: pepe_prime 13 September 2017 01:20:21PM 10 points [-]

[Survey Taken Thread]

By ancient tradition, if you take the survey you may comment saying you have done so here, and people will upvote you and you will get karma.

Let's make these comments a reply to this post. That way we continue the tradition, but keep the discussion a bit cleaner.

Meetup : Superintelligence chapter 10

0 pepe_prime 06 September 2017 08:46PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Superintelligence chapter 10

WHEN: 29 September 2017 06:45:00PM (+0200)

WHERE: Lindstedtsvägen 3, room 1537, SE-114 28 Stockholm, Sverige

  1. Oracles, genies, sovereigns, tools.

Format: We meet and start hanging out at 6:45, but don't officially start doing the meetup topic until 7:00 to accommodate stragglers.

How to find us: The meetup is at a KTH academic building and the room is on the 5th floor, two stairs up.

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Times - http://www.when2meet.com/?5723551-cJBhD

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Discussion article for the meetup : Superintelligence chapter 10

Meetup : Superintelligence chapter 9

0 pepe_prime 06 September 2017 08:44PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Superintelligence chapter 9

WHEN: 22 September 2017 06:45:00PM (+0200)

WHERE: Lindstedtsvägen 3, room 1537, SE-114 28 Stockholm, Sverige

  1. The control problem - Two agency problems, Capability control methods, Boxing methods, Incentive methods, Stunting, Tripwires, Motivation selection methods, Direct specification, Domesticity, Indirect normativity, Augmentation, Synopsis.

Format: We meet and start hanging out at 6:45, but don't officially start doing the meetup topic until 7:00 to accommodate stragglers.

How to find us: The meetup is at a KTH academic building and the room is on the 5th floor, two stairs up.

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Times - http://www.when2meet.com/?5723551-cJBhD

Topics - https://druthe.rs/dockets/-KcCvpn97vUhg3tQRrKn

Discussion article for the meetup : Superintelligence chapter 9

Meetup : Goal factoring

0 pepe_prime 06 September 2017 08:26PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Goal factoring

WHEN: 08 September 2017 06:45:00PM (+0200)

WHERE: Lindstedtsvägen 3, room 1537, SE-114 28 Stockholm, Sverige

It's been 6 months since we last did this - how are your goals going? Note that the time is an hour later than usual.

Goal factoring is a technique for introspection to help identify and achieve your goals. It helps choose day-to-day activities that efficiently achieve short and long term purposes. We'll focus on "bottom-up" goal factoring. Here, you look at activities you already do regularly, like check your email and play board games on Saturdays. You ask yourself what purposes these fulfil, like being reachable by colleagues and relaxing after the week. You brainstorm alternatives that achieve the same purpose. Finally, you see if you can get the same outcomes more efficiently.

Check out a template - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BCoE9PoqOuUjl70S63764iZgqfpo94gPhjpS5EWNnMw

Format: We meet and start hanging out at 6:45, but don't officially start doing the meetup topic until 7:00 to accommodate stragglers.

How to find us:

The meetup is at a KTH academic building and the room is on the 5th floor, two stairs up.

Influence future meetups:

Times - http://www.when2meet.com/?5723551-cJBhD

Topics - https://druthe.rs/dockets/-KcCvpn97vUhg3tQRrKn

Discussion article for the meetup : Goal factoring

Comment author: pepe_prime 17 August 2017 12:51:54PM 0 points [-]

Minor nit: The emotional intelligence example seems to have no effect.

Meetup : Cancelled - Superintelligence chapter 8

0 pepe_prime 12 June 2017 12:13PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Cancelled - Superintelligence chapter 8

WHEN: 23 June 2017 05:45:00PM (+0200)

WHERE: Lindstedtsvägen 3, room 1537, SE-114 28 Stockholm, Sverige

Edit: This event is cancelled. Summer is here and many people are out of town.

  1. Is the default outcome doom? Existential catastrophe as the default outcome of an intelligence explosion? The treacherous turn, Malignant failure modes, Perverse instantiation, Infrastructure profusion, Mind crime. Format: We meet and start hanging out at 5:45, but don't officially start doing the meetup topic until 6:00 to accommodate stragglers. How to find us: The meetup is at a KTH academic building and the room is on the 5th floor, two stairs up. Influence future meetups: Times - http://www.when2meet.com/?5723551-cJBhD Topics - https://druthe.rs/dockets/-KcCvpn97vUhg3tQRrKn

Discussion article for the meetup : Cancelled - Superintelligence chapter 8

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