Are The Amish Unhappy Super Happy or Just Meh by Scott Alexander – Scott tries to figure out how happy the Amish are and concludes the field of happiness research is badly confused.
Specification Gaming Examples In Ai by Vika – A list of cases where AI systems managed to ‘hack their reward system’ via highly unintended behavior.
2018 Research Plans by The MIRI Blog – Predicted vs Actual Progress in 2015/2016/2017 for MIRI’s five research areas. Predictions for 2018.
Manganese by Aceso Under Glass – Manganese is an essential nutrient and too much will kill you.