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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

Meetup : Personal scenario planning

0 pepe_prime 03 June 2017 09:12AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Personal scenario planning

WHEN: 16 June 2017 05:45:00PM (+0200)

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

Don’t try to predict an unknowable future - construct the most likely scenarios and plan what you’ll do if they occur, and you’ll be prepared for whatever actually happens.

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 : Personal scenario planning

Meetup : Superintelligence chapter 7

0 pepe_prime 26 May 2017 08:11AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Superintelligence chapter 7

WHEN: 09 June 2017 05:45:00PM (+0200)

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

  1. The superintelligent will - The relation between intelligence and motivation, Instrumental convergence, Self-preservation, Goal-content integrity, Cognitive enhancement, Technological perfection, Resource acquisition

You don't have to have read the book, though it will probably help to read chapters 1-6.

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 : Superintelligence chapter 7

Meetup : Superintelligence chapter 6

0 pepe_prime 10 May 2017 12:55PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Superintelligence chapter 6

WHEN: 26 May 2017 05:45:00PM (+0200)

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

  1. Cognitive superpowers

Functionalities and superpowers

An AI takeover scenario

Power over nature and agents

You don't have to have read the book, though it will probably help to read chapters 1-5.

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. We often go out for dinner after the meetup.

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 : Superintelligence chapter 6

Meetup : Modern portfolio theory

0 pepe_prime 10 May 2017 12:42PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Modern portfolio theory

WHEN: 19 May 2017 05:45:00PM (+0200)

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

Learn the basics of risky assets and leverage. This talk contains math presented in an accessible way for the inexperienced. After the talk you should know how to create a basic investment portfolio and how to evaluate new opportunities.

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. We often go out for dinner after the meetup.

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 : Modern portfolio theory

Meetup : Superintelligence chapter 5

0 pepe_prime 28 April 2017 01:17PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Superintelligence chapter 5

WHEN: 12 May 2017 05:45:00PM (+0200)

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

  1. Decisive strategic advantage

Will the frontrunner get a decisive advantage?

How large will the successful project be?

Monitoring

International collaboration

From decisive strategic advantage to singleton

We'll have a presentation on the above topics, with opportunities for discussion. We'll repeat this with later chapters every 2 weeks. You don't have to have read the book, though it will probably help to read chapters 1-4.

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. We often go out for dinner after the meetup.

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 : Superintelligence chapter 5

Meetup : Stockholm Slate Star Codex Meetup

0 pepe_prime 28 April 2017 01:15PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Stockholm Slate Star Codex Meetup

WHEN: 06 May 2017 01:30:00PM (+0200)

WHERE: café Dox, Stora Nygatan 31, 111 27 Stockholm, Sweden

This is a meetup where we will discuss topics related to the blogg Slate Star Codex, for example rationality, science and effective altruism. Having read the blog is preferable but not required. Feel free to invite friends who might be interested.

(added May 3) The theme of discussion this time will be "Meditations on Moloch". http://slatestarcodex.com/2014/07/30/meditations-on-moloch/

Discussion article for the meetup : Stockholm Slate Star Codex Meetup

Comment author: pepe_prime 11 April 2017 10:56:54AM 0 points [-]

Moved to Apr 28 to avoid Easter!

Meetup : Reading with discipline, reconstruction and mnemonics

1 pepe_prime 02 April 2017 08:24PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Reading with discipline, reconstruction and mnemonics

WHEN: 21 April 2017 05:45:00PM (+0200)

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

We'll go through how to complete large or difficult reading tasks, how to efficiently memorize and understand the contents, and how to maintain the memory afterwards. We'll go through a few tried and true methods and hold a few exercises. Bring at least one text (technical manual, poetry, fiction) that you want to remember well and a notebook.

Format: We meet and start hanging out at 5:45, but don't officially start doing the meetup topic until 6:00 to accomodate stragglers. We often go out for dinner after the meetup.

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 : Reading with discipline, reconstruction and mnemonics

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