Re: Improving the list (was: Can we please dekookify the list?)

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Sat, 27 Feb 1999 20:35:11 -0600

Brian Atkins wrote:
> Why not combine collective and collaborative filtering then?
> First implement some collective filtering to get rid of off
> topic and kookish posts. Then later on add onto it another
> layer of software allowing for collective filtering for each
> individual's interests?

Good point. This is a job for... evolutionary deployment! First, let's see what happens if MM, AS, and LDC get a veto. It may be enough. If so, who needs collaborative filtering?

I would suggest that MM, AS, and LDC be paid some of the $10K, in that case, since they're doing the work.

--         Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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