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24-08-2016 16:42:27 <punkman> I mean if you put together a lot of "rational" people, likely result is lesswrong
24-08-2016 16:38:15 <punkman> jurov: "Rational People: Use data and reason to arrive at truth. (This group is mostly imaginary.)" << aka lesswrong
31-01-2016 15:18:32 <asciilifeform> !s lesswrong
17-12-2015 17:37:43 <mircea_popescu> never has math been so cruelly raped as it has been since the web 2,0 made these shits fashionable (lesswrong, medium, tedtalks, the "webayesian" approach to pseudoscience and so forth).
20-03-2015 03:41:00 <mircea_popescu> i suppose i got to ask lesswrong, they seem to know all sortsa shit about how shit that doesn't exist works.
20-03-2015 03:38:38 <poli_> No idea. I stopped following Lesswrong a while back.
20-03-2015 03:35:08 <mircea_popescu> "Roko's basilisk is a thought experiment that assumes that an otherwise benevolent future artificial intelligence (AI) would torture the simulated selves of the people who did not help bring about the AI's existence. [...] The concept was proposed in 2010 by contributor Roko in a discussion on LessWrong. Yudkowsky deleted the posts regarding it and banned further discussion of Roko's basilisk on LessWrong after it had
20-03-2015 03:33:59 <poli_> I know lesswrong all to well.
20-03-2015 03:33:45 <mircea_popescu> anyone willing to admit an ex lesswrong persona ?
20-03-2015 03:27:29 <bitstein> asciilifeform:he actually proclaimed a fatwa, since deleted (iirc) justifying the murder of anyone who might risk bringing about this situation << Roko's Basilisk at least frightened people enough for him to delete everything about it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LessWrong#Roko.27s_basilisk
17-03-2015 00:42:59 <mircea_popescu> Poor, misguided random internet person- your donation to MIRI/LessWrong will not help save the world. Even if you grant all their (rather silly) assumptions MIRI is a horribly unproductive research institute- in more than a decade, it has published fewer peer reviewed papers than the average physics graduate student does while in grad school."
05-02-2015 17:35:59 <punkman> there is the LessWrong crowd, and the guy that left to make MoreRight
24-12-2014 02:27:36 <decimation> reddit is kinda like a lesswrong for retards
18-11-2014 19:47:21 <asciilifeform> i have yet to encounter a 'mousetrap' more effective than 'lesswrong' circa 2009 or so - that is, a mechanism for wasting the time of intelligent folks. has to be seen to be believed, really.
18-11-2014 19:45:42 <mircea_popescu> it's funny how the history of that thing went. it was about as retarded as lesswrong, originally, a sort of obscure livejournal clone populated by worthless shut-ins (which doesn't mean alkl shut-ins are worthless).
18-11-2014 19:13:45 <asciilifeform> !s lesswrong
04-11-2014 21:48:58 <mircea_popescu> johntraveller isn't the lesswrong crowd flamingly libtard ?
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