Do Explain with Christofer Lövgren

#25 - A Knowledge-Based View of the World, with Carlos De la Guardia

March 20, 2021 Christofer Lövgren
Do Explain with Christofer Lövgren
#25 - A Knowledge-Based View of the World, with Carlos De la Guardia
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Do Explain with Christofer Lövgren
#25 - A Knowledge-Based View of the World, with Carlos De la Guardia
Mar 20, 2021
Christofer Lövgren

Christofer and researcher Carlos De la Guardia speak about a knowledge-based view of the world and have a silly goose time in this episode of Do Explain. They discuss separating the art from the artist, morality, accents, humor, music, writing, how to think about making plans, memes, machine learning, AGI, and other related topics.

Carlos De la Guardia is a researcher and musician, looking to make minds and make music. He’s also worked in robotics, data science, and longevity research.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dela3499

Timestamps:

(3:02) - Chris D'Elia and the Congratulations Cult

(6:55) - Separating art from the artist

(18:50) - Carlos' newsletter, 'Making minds and making progress'

(27:05) - The universality of humor

(34:55) - The power of music

(49:23) - Writing and its uses

(54:45) - How to apply principles of knowledge growth in daily life

(56:56) Fallibilism and planning 

(1:07:56) - AGI research and memes

(1:17:08) - Machine learning and other techniques

(1:26:21) - Creating habits and schedules without self-coercion 

(1:30:50) - What do you disagree with other CritRats about the most?

Support the podcast at:
patreon.com/doexplain (monthly)
ko-fi.com/doexplain (one-time)

Show Notes

Christofer and researcher Carlos De la Guardia speak about a knowledge-based view of the world and have a silly goose time in this episode of Do Explain. They discuss separating the art from the artist, morality, accents, humor, music, writing, how to think about making plans, memes, machine learning, AGI, and other related topics.

Carlos De la Guardia is a researcher and musician, looking to make minds and make music. He’s also worked in robotics, data science, and longevity research.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dela3499

Timestamps:

(3:02) - Chris D'Elia and the Congratulations Cult

(6:55) - Separating art from the artist

(18:50) - Carlos' newsletter, 'Making minds and making progress'

(27:05) - The universality of humor

(34:55) - The power of music

(49:23) - Writing and its uses

(54:45) - How to apply principles of knowledge growth in daily life

(56:56) Fallibilism and planning 

(1:07:56) - AGI research and memes

(1:17:08) - Machine learning and other techniques

(1:26:21) - Creating habits and schedules without self-coercion 

(1:30:50) - What do you disagree with other CritRats about the most?

Support the podcast at:
patreon.com/doexplain (monthly)
ko-fi.com/doexplain (one-time)