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Isotopen Thread by Scott Alexander – SSC Open Thread: Links to analysis of the SSC survey data by other authors, a really good and really debate between algorithmic bias researcher Ilya Shpitser and algorithmic bias article writer Chris Stucchio, Scott wrote on Cryptocurrencies for lesswrong 2.0.


Be The Baby With A Hammer by Brian Lui – “Conventional wisdom warns against being fascinated by a new idea and applying it to everything. But the reverse is true; we should deliberately apply new ideas more than it seems necessary.”

Write by alkjash (LW 2.0) – Taking notes. Writing Advice: Break down your arguments into 2-5 core ideas, Headers are Brainstorming, Intros are Outlines, Recursively apply this process down to the level of sentences.

Politics and Economics:

Cultural Appropriation by The Unit of Caring – “I think that people who talk about cultural appropriation are talking about a real experience that they have and that they’ve been harmed by, but I think that much of the conversation about cultural appropriation tries to universalize dynamics that can be highly specific – to a single situation, or a single inter community conflict. It turns them into universal rules which don’t actually improve life for marginalized people and that impose extraordinary costs on everyone else.”

Author: deluks917

"Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me" I am trying to help animals and increase the odds of a good future. Stereotypical nerdy transgirl. Right now interested in crypto.

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