Difference between revisions of "Acronyms used on Less Wrong"

From Lesswrongwiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(QALY)
Line 12: Line 12:
 
* '''OB''', "[[Overcoming Bias]]"
 
* '''OB''', "[[Overcoming Bias]]"
 
* '''PD''', [[Prisoner's dilemma]]
 
* '''PD''', [[Prisoner's dilemma]]
 +
* '''AGI''', [[Artificial general intelligence]]
 +
* '''FAI''', [[Friendly AI]]
 +
* '''UFAI''', [[Unfriendly AI]]
 
* '''QALY''', quality-adjusted life year
 
* '''QALY''', quality-adjusted life year
 
[[Category:Jargon]]
 
[[Category:Jargon]]

Revision as of 01:07, 15 June 2009

The following acronyms are frequently used on Overcoming Bias and Less Wrong:

If what you are looking for is not in the list below, try searching something like Acronym Finder.

  • ADBOC, "Agree Denotationally, But Object Connotatively"
Discussion in When Truth Isn't Enough.
  • ETA, "Edited To Add", or "Estimated Time of Arrival"
  • IAWYC, "I Agree With Your Conclusion"
Generally used when nitpicking, to make it clear that the nitpicks are not meant to represent actual disagreement. Discussed in Support That Sounds Like Dissent.