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124 – Longevity

A listener wants to know if we can reach life extension escape velocity.

LessWrong open thread on “true” life expectancy, and post on Three Open Problems in Aging

The SENS Research Foundation

Elysium announces their NMN trial, and the ClinicalTrials.gov link

Charlie’s Notes

David Sinclair’s post about NMN vs NR

Nootropic’s Depot, where you can buy NMN

Here’s an older episode of ours on Biohacking

The Replacing Guilt Podcast


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Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast… and the other podcast

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Burdensome Details

What is Evidence?

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

The Lens That Sees Its Flaws

How Much Evidence Does It Take?


Details page on Eneasz’s offer to read Less Wrong posts

Big thanks to David for our intro music! Check out his music and VFX here!

We’d like to thank creators of our new outro music from the Sumerki Project! Check out their stuff here!

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123 – Stuff Has Been Weird Lately

The trio, like the rest of the country, has been under a bit of stress lately. We spend some time venting and talking about framing devices to cope with the state of the world, then move onto lighter random topics. 🙂

In The Time of Tachysensia – The article Jace brought up about distortions in one’s sense of time

The bads of ads (I love this title) – The other awesome article Jace brought to the conversation about the sneaky downsides of targeted ads

Details page on Eneasz’s offer to read Less Wrong posts


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Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast… and the other podcast

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Kahneman’s Planning Anecdote

Conjunction Fallacy

Conjunction Controversy (Or, How They Nail It Down)

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Burdensome Details

What is Evidence?


Big thanks to David for our intro music! Check out his music and VFX here!

We’d like to thank creators of our new outro music from the Sumerki Project! Check out their stuff here!

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122 – EARN IT vs America

The EARN IT Act was introduce in March, it’s a disgusting censorship policy, and no one is talking about it. But wait it gets worse, because the LAED Act came a few months later and is a direct attack on general purpose computing.

The EARN IT Act and why it’s Bad

The LAED Act is even worse

Cory Doctorow: The War on General Purpose Computing

The Digital Preper-Bunker version of smart phone

Friendship is Optimal audio version

Instruments of Destruction text, and audio

Monster Factory

40 Times Corgis Mixed With Other Breeds


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Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast… and the other podcast

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Doublethink (Choosing to be Biased)

Why I’m Blooking

Planning Fallacy

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Kahneman’s Planning Anecdote

Conjunction Fallacy

Conjunction Controversy (Or, How They Nail It Down)


Big thanks to David for our intro music! Check out his music and VFX here!

We’d like to thank creators of our new outro music from the Sumerki Project! Check out their stuff here!

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121 – Crony Beliefs

The trio sits down to discuss Kevin Simler’s essay “Crony Beliefs“. It’s awesome and absolutely worth reading the whole thing.

Ignore all the stuff we said about climate change and the wildfires. The emailers we got were right. Listen to the end for the addendum.

Climate Change and Fires (link one and link two)


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Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast… and the other podcast

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Rationality and the English Language

Human Evil and Muddled Thinking

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Doublethink (Choosing to be Biased)

Why I’m Blooking

Planning Fallacy


Big thanks to David for our intro music! Check out his music and VFX here!

We’d like to thank creators of our new outro music from the Sumerki Project! Check out their stuff here!

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120 – Why Can’t We Brain Good?

We address frustration with how hard it is to wrangle these brains.

Wikipedia on Cognitive Distortions

Spamming Mirco Intentions

Richard Wiseman’s books 59 Seconds, and As If

Replacing Guilt

Animal Madness book

A free cbt workbook
We mention CBT a lot.

Internal family systems

The movie Velvet Buzzsaw

MAPS (psychedelic therapy)


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Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast… and the other podcast

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Radical Honesty
We Don’t Really Want Your Participation
Applause Lights

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Rationality and the English Language

Human Evil and Muddled Thinking


Big thanks to David for our intro music! Check out his music and VFX here!

We’d like to thank creators of our new outro music from the Sumerki Project! Check out their stuff here!

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Episode 119 – If You’re A Human, You’re Already Losing To GPT-3

GPT-3 wrote the title of this episode!

Join us as we talk with an expert insider and an expert enthusiast about GPT-3! The technology has come a surprisingly long way in a surprisingly short time!

Rick and Morty GPT-3: Rick tries to sell Morty on the idea of investing in an HSA

GPT-3 on Philosophers by GTP-3: GPT-3 argues with philosophers who claim it’s not conscious

Gwern’s page of GPT-3 stuff

The following is an excerpt of the perfect OK Cupid profile:

I believe in the importance of a good joke and a good book. I also believe in the importance of a good meal. I am a big fan of “The Simpsons” and “The Big Bang Theory.” I also enjoy “Family Guy,” “South Park,” “The Office,” “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia,” “30 Rock,” and a few others. I like a lot of TV shows. I like to listen to a lot of podcasts. I spend a lot of time at the gym. I’m on a kickboxing class that I love. I also like to run and swim. I’m not sure how I’ll incorporate these things into my future family life, but I know I will. My favorite musicians are The National, Death Cab for Cutie, Elliott Smith, The Decemberists, and so many others. I also love classical music. I’m not sure how I’ll incorporate these things into my future family life, but I know I will. I like to read. I don’t read as much as I used to, but I love to read. I love to read books that make me think. I also love to read books that make me laugh.

 

The following is an excerpt of the perfect OK Cupid profile for someone who loves The Nightmare Before Christmas:

I love Tim Burton’s films and wish that I lived in Halloween Town. I sometimes dress like Jack Skeleton for Halloween. I own a replica of the Santa Claw. I have a collection of Oogie Boogie’s wiggling eyes in my closet. I think it’s adorable when Jack and Sally kiss. I want to be the Mayor of Halloween Town when I grow up. I want to marry a skeleton. I am a skeleton. I want to be a skeleton.


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Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast… and the other podcast

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Anchoring and Adjustment

The Crackpot Offer

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Radical Honesty
We Don’t Really Want Your Participation
Applause Lights


Big thanks to David for our intro music! Check out his music and VFX here!

We’d like to thank creators of our new outro music from the Sumerki Project! Check out their stuff here!

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