Silinks Is Golden by Scott Alexander – Standard SSC links post.
Some Unsong Guys by Scott Alexander (Scratchpad) – Pictures of Unsong Fan Art.
Thought Experiment Coarsegrained Vr Utopia by cousin_it (lesswrong) – Assume an AI is running a Vr simulation that is hooked up to actual human brains. This means that the AI only has to simulate nature at a coarse grained level. How hard would it be to make that virtual reality a utopia?
A Call To Adventure by Robin Hanson – Meaning in life can be found by joining or starting a grand project. Two possible adventures: Promoting and implementing futarchy (decision making via prediction markets). Getting a real understanding of human motivation.
Cash is King by GiveDirectly – Eight media articles about Effective Altruism and Cash transfers.
G Reliant Skills Seem Most Susceptible To Automation by Freddie deBoer – Computers already outperform humans in g-loaded domains such as Go and Chess. Many g-loaded jobs might get automated. Jobs involving soft or people skills are resilient to automation.
Jason Khalipa by Tim Ferriss – “8-time CrossFit Games competitor, a 3-time Team USA CrossFit member, and — among other athletic feats — he has deadlifted 550 pounds, squatted 450 pounds, and performed 64 pullups at a bodyweight of 210 pounds.”