In this episode, we discuss 3 or 4 popular things currently (or recently) circulating Rationalist circles online.
Yudkowsky on no fire alarms for AI.
Zvi on the concept of Slack.
Ben Hoffman “Sabbath Hard and Go Home“.
A Lesswrong Crypto Autopsy on Lesserwrong by Scott Alexander:
Gwern discussing bitcoin on Lesswrong back in the day.
A commenter on the subreddit posted this on this episode’s discussion: “Tom DeMarco published a book in 2001 called Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency about how adding slack to a company improves efficiency and resilience to change. It’s a great read.”