Rationality: From AI to Zombies

Rationality: From AI to Zombies

Eliezer Yudkowsky

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What does it actually mean to be rational? The kind of rationality where you make good decisions, even when it's hard; where you reason well, even in the face of massive uncertainty; where you recognize and make full use of your fuzzy intuitions and emotions, rather than trying to discard them. In Rationality: From AI to Zombies, Eliezer Yudkowsky explains the science underlying human irrationality with a mix of fables, argumentative essays, and ...Read More
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Go Forth and Create the A...

16 Mar 2015 | 09 mins 41 secs

Go Forth and Create ...

16 Mar 2015 | 09 mins 41 secs

The Sin of Underconfidenc...

16 Mar 2015 | 12 mins 47 secs

The Sin of Underconf...

16 Mar 2015 | 12 mins 47 secs

Practical Advice Backed b...

16 Mar 2015 | 07 mins 37 secs

Practical Advice Bac...

16 Mar 2015 | 07 mins 37 secs

Beware of Other-Optimizin...

15 Mar 2015 | 09 mins 58 secs

Beware of Other-Opti...

15 Mar 2015 | 09 mins 58 secs

Bayesians vs. Barbarians

15 Mar 2015 | 15 mins 36 secs

Bayesians vs. Barbar...

15 Mar 2015 | 15 mins 36 secs

Incremental Progress and ...

15 Mar 2015 | 11 mins

Incremental Progress...

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Purchase Fuzzies and Util...

15 Mar 2015 | 08 mins 45 secs

Purchase Fuzzies and...

15 Mar 2015 | 08 mins 45 secs

Money: The Unit of Caring

15 Mar 2015 | 08 mins 16 secs

Money: The Unit of C...

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Helpless Individuals

15 Mar 2015 | 06 mins 39 secs

Helpless Individuals

15 Mar 2015 | 06 mins 39 secs

Rationality: Common Inter...

15 Mar 2015 | 07 mins 56 secs

Rationality: Common ...

15 Mar 2015 | 07 mins 56 secs

Church vs. Taskforce

15 Mar 2015 | 09 mins 36 secs

Church vs. Taskforce

15 Mar 2015 | 09 mins 36 secs

Can Humanism Match Religi...

15 Mar 2015 | 09 mins 39 secs

Can Humanism Match R...

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Your Price for Joining

15 Mar 2015 | 09 mins 14 secs

Your Price for Joini...

15 Mar 2015 | 09 mins 14 secs

Tolerate Tolerance

15 Mar 2015 | 04 mins 36 secs

Tolerate Tolerance

15 Mar 2015 | 04 mins 36 secs

Why Our Kind Can't Cooper...

15 Mar 2015 | 18 mins 49 secs

Why Our Kind Can't C...

15 Mar 2015 | 18 mins 49 secs