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Strong Men Are Socialist Reports A Study That Previously Reported The Opposite by Jacob Falkovich (Put A Number On It!) – Defense Against the Dark Statistical Arts. Jacob provides detailed commentary on a popular study and shows that the studies dataset can be used to support the opposite conclusion, with p = 0.0086.

Highly Advanced Tulpamancy 101 For Beginners by H i v e w i r e d – Application of lesswrong theory to the concept of the self. In particular the author applies “How an Algorithm Feels from the Inside” and “Map and Territory”. Hive then goes into the details of creating and interacting with tulpas. “A tulpa is an autonomous entity existing within the brain of a “host”. They are distinct from the host in that they possess their own personality, opinions, and actions”

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Author: deluks917

Software Engineer in New York City. Admin of the SlateStarcodex discord. Math PHD drop out.

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