187 – GitLab & Review Bounties to Save Science, with Richard Acton

Richard Acton returns to denounce pre-publication peer review, and propose a replacement building off the open source software ethos, and review bounties

Richard’s extensive notes for this episode, which include a ton of great links at the bottom
Contact him at richardjacton@pan-narrans.xyz

Other Links:
Richard on Showing Our Work and Multi-Panel Figures
Richard’s podcast XenoThesis, and the Aging & Immortality Episode in specific
Richard + David from Guild of the Rose’s podcast The Oasis of Rest
Scott Alexander’s ACX Grants and update on results
Richard Acton’s previous appearance on our show – All About Aging
Richard Acton’s book Data: Inception to Publication & Beyond
Our reaction to FTX episode
John Q

0:00:00 – Richard Acton & The Issues
0:50:54 – The Scheme to Fix It (Review Bounties+)
1:20:04 – Guild of the Rose Update
1:21:04 – Less Wrong Posts
1:47:18 – Thank the Patron 

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Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast

LessWrong Sequence Posts Discussed in this Episode:

Trust in Bayes

Something to Protect

Next Sequence Posts:

Newcomb’s Problem and Regret of Rationality

The Parable of the Dagger

The Parable of Hemlock

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