Astral Codex Ten

Scott Alexander
P(A|B) = [P(A)*P(B|A)]/P(B), all the rest is commentary.
Created 30 Aug 2020
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  • There's A Time For Everyone
    12 Jan 2022 • 9 min read • 356 327
    Last week I got married. I met her two years ago, at one of (our mutual friend) Aella’s weird parties. Not this one, a different one. I was at this one too though. It was great. Our first date, we tal...
  • Hidden Open Thread 206.5
    12 Jan 2022 36 150
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  • Open Thread 206
    10 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 17 1047
    This is the weekly visible open thread. Odd-numbered open threads will be no-politics, even-numbered threads will be politics-allowed. This one is even-numbered, so go wild - or post about whatever el...
  • Highlights From The Comments On "Don't Look Up"
    07 Jan 2022 • 10 min read • 75 328
    Lots of people thought I was being unfair to the movie. G. Retriever writes: I TOTALLY disagree with your reading of the movie. To me it was a description of a social dynamic that makes even very stra...
  • Open Thread 205.5
    06 Jan 2022 55 228
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  • Name's The Same
    06 Jan 2022 54 39
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  • Movie Review: Don't Look Up
    04 Jan 2022 • 13 min read • 245 1142
    I. Don’t Look Up is primarily a movie about existential risk, and many great people have already reviewed it as such. I’m going to be less virtuous and use it as a springboard to talk about politics. ...
  • Lewis Carroll Invented Retroactive Public Goods Funding In 1894
    04 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 84 100
    Retroactive public goods funding is one of those ideas that’s so great people can’t stop reinventing it. I know of at least five independent inventions under five different names: “social impact bonds...
  • Open Thread 205
    03 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 25 468
    This is the weekly visible open thread. Odd-numbered open threads will be no-politics, even-numbered threads will be politics-allowed. This one is odd-numbered, so be careful. Otherwise, post about an...
  • Open Thread 204.5
    30 Dec 2021 55 232
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