Zach Stein-Perlman

EA, rationality, AI. New to this progress stuff.


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Wiki Contributions


AMA: Jason Crawford, The Roots of Progress

What are the big questions in progress studies (and why do they matter, if it's not obvious)?

Science is getting harder

Relevant Scott Alexander blogposts: Is Science Slowing Down? (miscellaneous data and discussion) and The Low-Hanging Fruit Argument (suggesting that a low-hanging fruit model can largely explain science getting harder, and giving empirical cruxes for this model).