EA and the cur­rent fund­ing situation

William_MacAskill10 May 2022 2:26 UTC
570 points
195 comments24 min readEA link

Free-spend­ing EA might be a big prob­lem for op­tics and epistemics

George Rosenfeld12 Apr 2022 20:30 UTC
544 points
188 comments8 min readEA link

Peter Eck­er­sley (1979-2022)

Gavin3 Sep 2022 10:45 UTC
504 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

Bad Omens in Cur­rent Com­mu­nity Building

Theo Hawking12 May 2022 15:41 UTC
499 points
131 comments18 min readEA link

“Long-Ter­mism” vs. “Ex­is­ten­tial Risk”

Scott Alexander6 Apr 2022 21:41 UTC
477 points
80 comments3 min readEA link

Cri­tiques of EA that I want to read

abrahamrowe19 Jun 2022 22:22 UTC
444 points
86 comments11 min readEA link

My mis­takes on the path to impact

Denise_Melchin4 Dec 2020 22:13 UTC
413 points
70 comments11 min readEA link

EA for dumb peo­ple?

Olivia Addy11 Jul 2022 10:46 UTC
412 points
160 comments2 min readEA link

Growth and the case against ran­domista development

Hauke Hillebrandt16 Jan 2020 10:11 UTC
391 points
193 comments30 min readEA link

Are you re­ally in a race? The Cau­tion­ary Tales of Szilárd and Ellsberg

HaydnBelfield19 May 2022 8:42 UTC
386 points
36 comments17 min readEA link

Open EA Global

Scott Alexander1 Sep 2022 4:26 UTC
384 points
147 comments5 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing my retirement

Aaron Gertler25 Nov 2021 13:55 UTC
378 points
28 comments1 min readEA link

Power dy­nam­ics be­tween peo­ple in EA

Julia_Wise1 Jun 2022 20:50 UTC
376 points
14 comments8 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the Fu­ture Fund

Nick_Beckstead28 Feb 2022 17:26 UTC
371 points
184 comments4 min readEA link
(ftxfuturefund.org)

An­nounc­ing Alvea—An EA COVID Vac­cine Project

kyle_fish16 Feb 2022 13:50 UTC
368 points
25 comments2 min readEA link

My cur­rent im­pres­sions on ca­reer choice for longtermists

Holden Karnofsky4 Jun 2021 17:07 UTC
364 points
36 comments27 min readEA link

Con­crete Biose­cu­rity Pro­jects (some of which could be big)

ASB11 Jan 2022 3:46 UTC
351 points
72 comments5 min readEA link

After one year of ap­ply­ing for EA jobs: It is re­ally, re­ally hard to get hired by an EA organisation

EA applicant26 Feb 2019 5:53 UTC
350 points
183 comments4 min readEA link

Lean­ing into EA Disillusionment

Helen21 Jul 2022 17:06 UTC
338 points
59 comments14 min readEA link

“Big tent” effec­tive al­tru­ism is very im­por­tant (par­tic­u­larly right now)

Luke Freeman20 May 2022 3:39 UTC
334 points
79 comments6 min readEA link

Some clar­ifi­ca­tions on the Fu­ture Fund’s ap­proach to grantmaking

Nick_Beckstead10 May 2022 2:42 UTC
328 points
59 comments3 min readEA link

Some un­fun les­sons I learned as a ju­nior grantmaker

Linch23 May 2022 16:31 UTC
327 points
61 comments13 min readEA link

My take on What We Owe the Future

elifland1 Sep 2022 18:07 UTC
324 points
46 comments30 min readEA link

What hap­pens on the av­er­age day?

rosehadshar17 Aug 2022 10:09 UTC
321 points
26 comments6 min readEA link

EA is about max­i­miza­tion, and max­i­miza­tion is perilous

Holden Karnofsky2 Sep 2022 17:13 UTC
317 points
56 comments7 min readEA link

Ma­jor UN re­port dis­cusses ex­is­ten­tial risk and fu­ture gen­er­a­tions (sum­mary)

finm17 Sep 2021 15:51 UTC
312 points
5 comments12 min readEA link

Don’t Be Bycatch

AllAmericanBreakfast10 Mar 2021 5:28 UTC
311 points
19 comments3 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing “Nam­ing What We Can”!

GidonKadosh1 Apr 2021 10:17 UTC
311 points
72 comments2 min readEA link

De­worm­ing and de­cay: repli­cat­ing GiveWell’s cost-effec­tive­ness anal­y­sis

JoelMcGuire25 Jul 2022 20:26 UTC
304 points
35 comments12 min readEA link
(www.happierlivesinstitute.org)

The Un­weav­ing of a Beau­tiful Thing

atb26 Dec 2021 10:24 UTC
302 points
36 comments23 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing What We Owe The Future

William_MacAskill30 Mar 2022 19:37 UTC
300 points
36 comments5 min readEA link

What We Owe The Fu­ture is out today

William_MacAskill16 Aug 2022 15:13 UTC
300 points
68 comments2 min readEA link

EAF’s bal­lot ini­ti­a­tive dou­bled Zurich’s de­vel­op­ment aid

Jonas Vollmer13 Jan 2020 11:32 UTC
298 points
25 comments12 min readEA link

Snakebites kill 100,000 peo­ple ev­ery year, here’s what you should know

MathiasKB27 Apr 2022 14:30 UTC
297 points
36 comments5 min readEA link

The Cost of Rejection

Daystar Eld8 Oct 2021 12:35 UTC
293 points
48 comments8 min readEA link

A Crit­i­cal Re­view of Open Philan­thropy’s Bet On Crim­i­nal Jus­tice Reform

NunoSempere16 Jun 2022 16:40 UTC
293 points
94 comments26 min readEA link

Is effec­tive al­tru­ism grow­ing? An up­date on the stock of fund­ing vs. people

Benjamin_Todd29 Jul 2021 11:47 UTC
292 points
106 comments21 min readEA link

Some po­ten­tial les­sons from Car­rick’s Con­gres­sional bid

Daniel_Eth18 May 2022 5:58 UTC
292 points
97 comments10 min readEA link

Re­duc­ing long-term risks from malev­olent actors

David_Althaus29 Apr 2020 8:55 UTC
290 points
85 comments37 min readEA link

The case of the miss­ing cause pri­ori­ti­sa­tion research

weeatquince16 Aug 2020 0:21 UTC
290 points
89 comments16 min readEA link

My EA Failure Story

semicycle11 Jul 2022 9:22 UTC
288 points
31 comments4 min readEA link

What Makes Outreach to Pro­gres­sives Hard

Cullen_OKeefe14 Mar 2021 0:32 UTC
284 points
77 comments9 min readEA link

The best $5,800 I’ve ever donated (to pan­demic pre­ven­tion).

ASB5 Feb 2022 21:18 UTC
284 points
86 comments4 min readEA link

Se­nior EA ‘ops’ roles: if you want to undo the bot­tle­neck, hire differently

AnonymousThrowAway9 Jul 2022 10:47 UTC
284 points
32 comments11 min readEA link

Cli­mate Change & Longter­mism: new book-length report

John G. Halstead26 Aug 2022 9:13 UTC
283 points
158 comments13 min readEA link

My ex­pe­rience with im­poster syn­drome — and how to (partly) over­come it

Luisa_Rodriguez21 Apr 2022 19:55 UTC
282 points
21 comments23 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing Asterisk

Clara Collier26 May 2022 5:54 UTC
282 points
32 comments3 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the Longter­mism Fund

Michael Townsend11 Aug 2022 13:06 UTC
280 points
18 comments5 min readEA link

Fu­ture Fund June 2022 Update

Nick_Beckstead1 Jul 2022 0:50 UTC
278 points
24 comments21 min readEA link
(ftxfuturefund.org)

What is the like­li­hood that civ­i­liza­tional col­lapse would di­rectly lead to hu­man ex­tinc­tion (within decades)?

Luisa_Rodriguez24 Dec 2020 22:10 UTC
277 points
37 comments50 min readEA link