08:58:52

this is when i wake up every day https://t.co/jn70AbZT01

image from twitter

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09:05:10

some people I know think that human intuition and motivation is far too deep and complex to be predicted by so-called AI. 😂

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09:06:06

the reasons people claim for their actions are often very complicated and multifarious. when those same actions could be predicted by a much simpler model ever watched your friend fall in love with a random bartender when they're drunk?

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09:06:11

they can come up with all kinds of reasons for their behavior but it can be more simply explained by "you're drunk and horny". and later they will admit that to be true, but not in the moment

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09:12:29

this effect is so strong that i have a standing rule: whenever my mental model of someone contradicts their own stated prediction of their behavior and motivations, i assume that my model is correct. quietly, of course! i just smile and think "we'll see" rarely am i wrong

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10:22:13

unfollowing all people who retweet every sentimental/virtuous thing they see. emotional superspreaders

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10:29:35

Q is the first open source religion. ritual, canon, evangelism: the old hooks. rationalists may not like it, but this is what peak memetic fitness looks like

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13:24:49

oh great 🙄

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13:35:33

to be clear, in not afraid of GPt-3. I'm afraid of a bunch of under-informed humanities grads losing their minds all over the TL

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13:40:09

is magic real? no. ann i going to make it real, with computers? bet

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