Jan 2021 Gwern.net Newsletter

January 2021 gwern.net newsletter with links on AI scaling up and down.

January 2021’s Gwern.net newsletter is now out; previous, December 2020 (archives). This is a summary of the revision-history RSS feed, overlapping with my Changelog & /r/gwern; brought to you by my donors on Patreon.

1 Writings

2 Links

2.1 AI

Matters Of Scale:

And the rest:

2.2 Genetics

Everything Is Heritable:

Recent Evolution:

Engineering:

2.3 Statistics/Meta-Science/Math

2.4 Politics/Religion

2.5 Psychology/Biology

2.6 Technology

2.7 Economics

2.8 Fiction

2.9 Miscellaneous


  1. But it’ll still be too many days ’till we say we’re sorry.