New posts for Less Wrong: The Neuroscience of Desire and How You Make Judgments: The Elephant and its Rider.
And hey, you know how I’ve always been complaining about how philosophers use intuitions? Well, I’m finally taking the time to write about what I think the science of intuition says about how philosophers should use intuitions. I’m writing it as a sequence on Less Wrong.
- David Deutsch on transhumanism, optimism, and the end of the world.
- America’s broken corporate tax system.
- Banks are now forging thousands of documents to evict poor people from their homes.
- Ray Kurzweil’s slippery futurism.
- Georgian woman hits cable with a shovel, takes down Armenia’s internet (not kidding).
- How to get a real education.
- Excellent interview with David Eagleman on neuroscience and the law.
- Nathan Schneider on the Sam Harris vs. William Lane Craig debate.
- Jesse Galef on statistical prediction rules.
- Wow. MIT researcher records every moment of his son’s first three years to analyze language acquisition.
- Tempest Freerunning Academy is training an army of ninjas.
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