The Conspiracy Welcomes You

We now have a Patreon page!

And a Merch store?? Can this timeline get any better?

It can, because now we’re in partnership with The Guild Of The Rose for great leveling up.

Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong? There’s also a subreddit.

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Bayes Blast 23 – Less Fingers = Less Blasting?

Are there other ways to disincentivize attempted murder?

Related Episodes:
196 and 198 and BB22

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Bayes Blast 22 – The Penal System

You thought the title was a penis joke? For shame.

Steven updates Eneasz on the outcome of the trial he served jury duty on in August.

Related Episodes:
196 and 198

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201 – The Educated Mind + More with Brandon Hendrickson (part 2)

We talk more with Brandon Hendrickson about his ACX-contest winning book review of The Educated Mind by Kieran Egan. Also discussions of rationality, post-rationalism, and more.

The winning book review in its original text (also in audio (itunesspotify))
Brandon’s substack – The Lost Tools of Learning
Science Is Weird – a sprawling online science course that helps kids fall in love with the world

OTHER LINKS

Lost Tools – Your Solar System Is Wrong
Evil: Inside Human Violence and Cruelty
What Lies Dreaming
The Real Fanfic is the friends we made along the way

0:00:23 – The Educated Mind
2:20:00 – Less Wrong Posts
2:36:07 – Thank the Patron
2:37:40 – Guild of the Rose Update


We now partner with The Guild of the Rose, check them out.
Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong?
Our Patreon page–your support is most rational, and totally effective. (also merch)


Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast

LessWrong Sequence Posts Discussed in this Episode:

Entropy, and Short Codes

Mutual Information, and Density in Thingspace

Next Sequence Posts:

Superexponential Conceptspace, and Simple Words

Leave a Line of Retreat

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200 – The Educated Mind with Brandon Hendrickson

We talk with Brandon Hendrickson about his ACX-contest winning book review of The Educated Mind by Kieran Egan. “A novel theory about why schools, as they are now, don’t work.”

The winning book review in its original text (also in audio (itunes, spotify))
Brandon’s substack – The Lost Tools of Learning
Science Is Weird – a sprawling online science course that helps kids fall in love with the world

OTHER LINKS
Kurzgesagt – YouTube channel teaching science for humans
The SciFi Podcast
100 Words very short story by Eneasz Brodski
The Time I Failed To Join A Cult, autobiographical post by Eneasz

0:00:23 – The Educated Mind
2:03:40 – Less Wrong Posts
2:20:04 – Guild of the Rose Update
2:21:31 – Thank the Patron


We now partner with The Guild of the Rose, check them out.
Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong?
Our Patreon page–your support is most rational, and totally effective. (also merch)


Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast

LessWrong Sequence Posts Discussed in this Episode:

Arguing “By Definition”

Where to Draw the Boundary?

Next Sequence Posts:

Entropy, and Short Codes

Mutual Information, and Density in Thingspace

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199 – Polyamory with Aella and Yassine

We are talking poly again, with Aella and Yassine.

NOTE –

LINKS
Why Your Polyamorous Friend’s Relationship Sucks by Aella
The Amory Spectrum by Aella
Yassine’s The Bailey podcast episode on polyamory with Aella
Contra Aella on Polyamoric Lexicality by Yassine
Cuckoldry as Status Jockeying by Yassine
Yassine – XTwitter, SubStack, Podcast
Aella – XTwitter, SubStack, KnowingLess

0:00:23 – Polyamory
1:15:48 – Guild of the Rose Update
1:17:35 – Less Wrong Posts
1:30:21 – Thank the Patron


We now partner with The Guild of the Rose, check them out.
Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong?
Our Patreon page–your support is most rational, and totally effective. (also merch)


Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast

LessWrong Sequence Posts Discussed in this Episode:

Categorizing Has Consequences

Sneaking in Connotations

Next Sequence Posts:

Arguing “By Definition”

Where to Draw the Boundary?

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198 – Tuskegee & Age/Race Bias?

Two smaller episodes dropped as one – The History of the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, and Reflections on Steven’s Jury Experience

LINKS
We Tuskegeed My Dad
Unraveling the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis
SNL skit Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Enhancement Drug
196 – Steven Goes To Court
Erik Hoel on the Threat to Humanity from AI

0:00:23 – Tuskegee failed Blast
0:35:56 – Jury Extended Discussion
1:19:27 – Guild of the Rose Update
1:20:50 – Feedback
1:24:41 – Less Wrong Posts
1:46:01 – Thank the Patron


We now partner with The Guild of the Rose, check them out.
Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong?
Our Patreon page–your support is most rational, and totally effective. (also merch)


Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast

LessWrong Sequence Posts Discussed in this Episode:

Replace the Symbol with the Substance

Fallacies of Compression

Next Sequence Posts:

Categorizing Has Consequences

Sneaking in Connotations

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