Rational Feed

Scott:

SSC Survey Results: Sexual Harassment Levels By Field by Scott Alexander – The SSC survey shows that STEM fields actually have lower rates of sexual harassment. The pre-existing literature on the field is complicated.

AI:

Understanding Iterated Distillation And Amplification Claims by William_S – Explaining and evaluating Paul Christano’s approach to AI alignment (Paul is at openAI).

Misc:

Good News For Immunostimulants by Sarah Constantin – Very strong immune responses have been shown to prevent cancer remission. Recent studies have shown that selectively concentrating immune response near tumor sites is an effective response.

Podcast:

Health Security by 80,000 Hours – Concrete guidance for listeners who want to to pursue a career in health security. Some topics: Should we be more concerned about natural or human caused pandemics? Are there any scientific breakthroughs that carry particular risk of harm? What are the biggest unsolved questions in health security?

Community Talk With Bayesed And Confused by The Bayesian Conspiracy – “Join Steven and David Youssef as they talk about the rationality community, how to win, and explore some possible reasons that Rationalists aren’t all total rock stars!”

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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