This is the weekly open thread. Post about anything you want, ask random questions, whatever. Also:
1. I’ll see some of you at the Bay Area Solstice tonight!
2. Comments of the week are Yarbel on why Israel would demand a snap decision on peace, Chris Stuccio on the new Bitcoin computer, and explanations of English’s non-uniqueness by nydwracu and Machine Interface
3. The Future of Humanity Institute has job openings right now, including three research fellowships at the Strategic AI Research Center and a position as executive assistant to Nick Bostrom. If you have the necessary skill set and are interested in humanity having a future, take a look at their page. Related: If You’re An AI Safety Lurker, Now Would Be A Good Time To De-Lurk