Difference between revisions of "Acronyms used on Less Wrong"

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* '''ADBOC''', "Agree Denotationally, But Object Connotatively"
 
* '''ADBOC''', "Agree Denotationally, But Object Connotatively"
 
::Discussion in [http://lesswrong.com/lw/4h/when_truth_isnt_enough/ When Truth Isn't Enough].
 
::Discussion in [http://lesswrong.com/lw/4h/when_truth_isnt_enough/ When Truth Isn't Enough].
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* '''AGI''', [[Artificial general intelligence]]
 
* '''ETA''', "Edited To Add", or "Estimated Time of Arrival"
 
* '''ETA''', "Edited To Add", or "Estimated Time of Arrival"
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* '''FAI''', [[Friendly AI]]
 
* '''IAWYC''', "I Agree With Your Conclusion"
 
* '''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 [http://lesswrong.com/lw/3y/support_that_sounds_like_dissent/ Support That Sounds Like Dissent].
 
::Generally used when nitpicking, to make it clear that the nitpicks are not meant to represent actual disagreement. Discussed in [http://lesswrong.com/lw/3y/support_that_sounds_like_dissent/ Support That Sounds Like Dissent].
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* '''OB''', "[[Overcoming Bias]]"
 
* '''OB''', "[[Overcoming Bias]]"
 
* '''PD''', [[Prisoner's dilemma]]
 
* '''PD''', [[Prisoner's dilemma]]
* '''AGI''', [[Artificial general intelligence]]
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* '''QALY''', quality-adjusted life year
* '''FAI''', [[Friendly AI]]
 
 
* '''UFAI''', [[Unfriendly AI]]
 
* '''UFAI''', [[Unfriendly AI]]
* '''QALY''', quality-adjusted life year
 
 
[[Category:Jargon]]
 
[[Category:Jargon]]

Revision as of 01:08, 15 June 2009

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

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  • ADBOC, "Agree Denotationally, But Object Connotatively"
Discussion in When Truth Isn't Enough.
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.