📄️ Human Compatible - AI and the Problem of Control
What's so provable about provably beneficial AI?
📄️ Scientific Freedom - The Elixir of Civilization
Transformative research is important and ill-incentivized.
📄️ The Little Typer
Have some pi
📄️ Seeing Like a State - How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed
Measurement and legibility as the source of all evil
📄️ Suffering Focused Ethics - Defense and Implications
Reducing suffering outweighs increasing happiness or prosperity
📄️ Shining Path - Terror and Revolution in Peru
Dialectical materialism or whatever the hell it's called seems really dumb
Longtermism and existential safety are important
📄️ Governing the Commons - the Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action
Tragedy of the commons is not a guarantee