AI Safety (1)
The study of how we can ensure that smarter-than-human artificial intelligence will be aligned with our values and have positive impacts on the world.
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Cryonics is an experimental extension of emergency medicine. Using cryopreservation, a person who is beyond help by today's medicine is preserved for decades or centuries until a future medical technology can revive and restore them to full health.
Cultural Tools (1)
Cultural tools are social structures and practices that we can use to create or change societies, organizations, or social interactions for the better.
"The map is not the territory" is a metaphor illustrating the differences between reality and our beliefs about reality.
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A rational agent wields its intelligence in such a way as to maximize the convergence between its beliefs and reality, and acts on these beliefs in such a manner as to maximize its chances of achieving whatever goals it has. Rationality is systematized winning. Practically, the topic of rationality includes epistemology, logic, cognitive biases, and debiasing.
Rationality Community (1)
An online and in person community that has formed around the site LessWrong.com and has since expanded.