A BLOG OF MY MISCALLANEOUS FANCIES


NB: All can be found in a more reader friendly format behind the following link: https://blogs.helsinki.fi/tekemallatehtyahistoriaa/ 

Understanding is not Contamination

Most people can be understood as having lived morally grey lives; virtuous in some respects and desperately lacking in any decency in...

Not Agreeing to Disagree

I have always had an instinctive problem with the concept of people agreeing to disagree. As such, I was delighted to discover Aumann’s...

Internet Algorithms and Cults

The following is a derivation of a speech I gave at a conference recently, regarding the relationship between cognitive biases, internet...

Mundane Intellectual Honesty

In this essay series, I will write down my own thoughts about Eliezer Yudkowsky’s essays on the Rationality: Ai to Zombies –series from...

Obviously they should have seen it coming

In this essay series, I will write down my own thoughts about Eliezer Yudkowsky’s essays on the Rationality: Ai to Zombies –series from...

Why it always takes longer than expected

In this essay series, I will write down my own thoughts about Eliezer Yudkowsky’s essays on the Rationality: Ai to Zombies –series from...

Puolivuosikatsaus 2.1.2019 – 30.6.2019.

Tässä on puolivuosikatsaus ensimmäisestä kuudesta kuukaudestani neljän vuoden työsuhteessa yliopistolla tohtorikoulutettavana. Töitä olen...

The pitfalls of available sources

In this essay series, I will write down my own thoughts about Eliezer Yudkowsky’s essays on the Rationality: Ai to Zombies –series from...

Pasta and Bias

In this essay series, I will write down my own thoughts about Eliezer Yudkowsky’s essays on the Rationality: Ai to Zombies –series from...

What motivates historians

In this essay series, I will write down my own thoughts about Eliezer Yudkowsky’s essays on the Rationality: Ai to Zombies –series from...

Historians and Emotions

In this essay series, I will write down my own thoughts about Eliezer Yudkowsky’s essays on the Rationality: Ai to Zombies –series from...