Epistemic Learned Helplessness by Scott Alexander – Scott reposted his article introducing epistemic learned helplessness.
Book Post For May by Ozy – Book post. Mostly focuses on addiction and SciFi/fantasy.
Link Post For May by Ozy – Links: Goodhart’s Law and education, Medieval sex lives, incel plastic surgery, etc
Pushmeet Kohli: Deepmind Safety Research by 80,000 Hours – Topics include: ‘DeepMind’s work on the protein folding problem, Parallels between ML problems and past challenges in software development and computer security, How can you analyse the thinking of a neural network?, Unique challenges faced by DeepMind’s technical AGI safety team, How do you communicate with a non-human intelligence?, How should we conceptualize ML progress?, What are the biggest misunderstandings about AI safety and reliability?, Are there actually a lot of disagreements within the field?, The difficulty of forecasting AI development’