My writings

The following is a list of posts that were written and published by me.

title category published updated importance practical importance intellectual importance
Mati's 2020 donation recommendations (now with a 2021 update) Altruism 2020-12-08 2020-12-08 9 10 9
Should I record my life? Lifelogging 2019-04-29 2019-05-15 9 10 9
Why do we need philanthropy? Can we make it obsolete? Altruism 2020-03-27 2020-04-25 9 5 9
Tell your (grand)parents about cryonics Biostasis 2020-06-09 2020-06-09 8 10 2
How I audio-video record my life Lifelogging 2019-05-15 2019-05-15 8 10 1
Consume now or later? 2019-04-16 2019-04-16 8 10 8
The community's conception of value drifting is sometimes too narrow Altruism 2020-09-03 8 2 8
Are selection forces selecting for or against altruism? Will people in the future be more, as, or less altruistic? Altruism 2020-05-27 8 2 8
Can you have an egoistic preference about your own birth? Altruism 2020-07-15 8 2 8
Buying micro-biostasis Biostasis 2020-10-07 2020-10-07 6 7 6
When should you use lotteries? Altruism 2020-12-08 2020-12-08 6 7 6
How to control your attention? Productivity 2020-01-16 2019-01-08 5 6 3
How to be productive when low energy? Productivity 2020 5 6 3
What are good defense mechanisms against dangerous bullet biting? Rationality 2020-04-21 5 5 6
How to buy attention? Productivity 2019-03-12 4 7 4
Signaling importance Communication 2020-12-08 2020-12-08 4 6 3
Notes on minimalism Productivity 2019-04-27 2019-04-27 4 7 5
Timeline of brain preservation Biostasis 2019-01-23 2020-10-06 4 2 2
How many humans will have their brain preserved? Forecasts and trends Biostasis 2020-05-03 2020-05-07 4 1 2
Weighted reverse auction Community 2019-04-29 2019-05-14 3 6 5
Discussion platform comparison Lifelogging 2019-12-13 2019-03-21 3 5 1
Meta-tags Meta 2019-12-04 2019-12-04 3 5 3
What questions about the future would influence people’s actions today if they were informed by a prediction market? 2019-07-21 3 2 3
Montreal Communities Local 2020-02-06 2 3 1
Tips for people in Montreal Local 2019-04-16 2019-12-05 2 3 1
A typology of the value of intervening with suicidal people Altruism 2019-04-14 2019-04-14 2 2 2
Surviving Petrov Day Altruism 2020-09-26 2 2 2
Posters Community 2019-03-08 2019-03-08 2 2 1
Rules for meta-gaming 2019-05-26 2019-05-26 2 2 2
[Reference Post] Info cone Altruism 2020-03-04 2 1 4
Cryonics 2019 Annual Update Biostasis 2020-02-12 2 1 2
List of projects on gender neutrality 2019-03-21 2019-03-21 2 1 2
Trying to be immortal is fucking crazy 2019-03-31 2 1 2

When my writings fit on wikis, I prioritize putting them there. I contribute to the following wikis:

When my writings don't fit on wikis, I prioritize putting on community blogs. I contribute to the following community blogs:

I would like LessDead to also become a community blog, but so far only me posted on it. The RadicalxChange Forum might also serve as a community blog.

When none of those platforms is a good fit, then I post on my website, matiroy.com.

I also try to take a lot of my personal notes publicly on Coda, but I haven't been doing that reliably at all. Those notes are generally unfinished and unpolished. They can also be uninteresting. The reason I put them public is often not because I think you should read them.

I also post on social media, especially Facebook, Quora, and Twitter. I post on the following platforms: