Looking at how Superforecasting might improve some EA projects response to Superintelligence

*Cross-posted from my blog * Even if we don't takeoff very quickly we still have to deal with potential Superintelligence . There are lots of important uncertainties around intelligence that impact our response,  these are called by the community crucial considerations . The interlocking (non-exhaustive) list of crucial considerations list... Read More

Open Thread #38

Use this thread to post things that are awesome, but not awesome enough to be full posts. This is also a great place to post if you don't have enough karma to post on the main forum.  

Introducing Improving autonomy

Following on from an attempt to define a measure for autonomy , I've decided to try and build a community around exploring the idea of improving autonomy for humanity. I've created a main site  and a subreddit  for discussions.   My plans are to write more on the ideas of... Read More

Towards a measure of Autonomy and what it means for EA

Autonomy is a human value that is referenced in discussions around effective altruism. However I have not seen any attempts to formalise autonomy so we can try and discern the impacts our decisions will have on autonomy in the future.    *Epistemic Status: Exploratory*    In this article I shall... Read More