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Existential risk as common cause

Why many different worldviews should prioritise reducing existential risk.

Hardening the browser

Passable browser security for almost no money or effort. Updated March '19.

Preventing Side-effects in Gridworlds

Work from the Gridworld team at AI Safety Camp Gran Canaria.

Why is quality rare?

Why in general is it harder to do things well than badly?

Disambiguating the first computer

Tiny app for defining "computer" and selecting between first computers.

Should we abolish foreign aid?

The macroeconomics of the idea that government aid is harmful.

Data Science FAQ

A catalogue of intuitive explanations I wish I'd had before getting into it. Plus, reading lists.

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On inhabiting a giant corporation

Miscellaneous notes on working in tech in eC21st London.

Yoga hypothesis dump

List of possible reasons yoga feels good.

Rebellion, and rebellion against rebellion

What I learned from the Libyan Civil War.

Maths at the Open University

Review of a venerable online maths degree.

Worldview in Five Books

A compressed version of what's important to me.


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