Be A Single Man During Your Twenties – Return Of Kings

Some defenders of the neoclassical theory claim that people behave "as if" they were rational maximisers of objective functions because if they weren't, somebody else would achieve more, showing what to do. For instance, firm must maximise profits because if they don't, other firms will be more profitable, investors would shift to them, and the former would have no choice but close or imitate the winners. Competition would do the trick.

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But you can't behave as you were a genius of mathematics if you aren't. People don't have the skills and the inputs they would need to compute the maximisation and they cannot fake an ability they don't have. Try to sit an exam of mathematical topology without having any preparation: you'll not succeed!


Last month I got to attend the Asilomar Conference on Beneficial AI

I tried to fight it off, saying I was totally unqualified to go to any AI-related conference
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