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

EA applicant
26 Feb 2019 5:53 UTC
294 points
182 comments4 min readEA link

Growth and the case against ran­domista development

HaukeHillebrandt
16 Jan 2020 10:11 UTC
294 points
179 comments30 min readEA link

EAF’s bal­lot ini­ti­a­tive dou­bled Zurich’s de­vel­op­ment aid

Jonas Vollmer
13 Jan 2020 11:32 UTC
263 points
24 comments12 min readEA link

Prob­lem ar­eas be­yond 80,000 Hours’ cur­rent pri­ori­ties

Ardenlk
22 Jun 2020 12:49 UTC
241 points
58 comments15 min readEA link

Re­duc­ing long-term risks from malev­olent actors

David_Althaus
29 Apr 2020 8:55 UTC
232 points
64 comments37 min readEA link

The case of the miss­ing cause pri­ori­ti­sa­tion research

weeatquince
16 Aug 2020 0:21 UTC
221 points
83 comments16 min readEA link

Are we liv­ing at the most in­fluen­tial time in his­tory?

William_MacAskill
3 Sep 2019 4:55 UTC
186 points
142 comments24 min readEA link

Some per­sonal thoughts on EA and sys­temic change

Carl_Shulman
26 Sep 2019 21:40 UTC
186 points
17 comments6 min readEA link

SHIC Will Sus­pend Outreach Oper­a­tions

cafelow
7 Mar 2019 16:07 UTC
171 points
9 comments6 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing the Le­gal Pri­ori­ties Project

jonasschuett
30 Aug 2020 14:10 UTC
171 points
12 comments1 min readEA link

Is EA Grow­ing? EA Growth Met­rics for 2018

Peter_Hurford
2 Jun 2019 4:08 UTC
168 points
40 comments8 min readEA link

List of ways in which cost-effec­tive­ness es­ti­mates can be misleading

saulius
20 Aug 2019 18:05 UTC
163 points
27 comments13 min readEA link

Real­ity is of­ten underpowered

Gregory_Lewis
10 Oct 2019 13:14 UTC
158 points
16 comments5 min readEA link

Col­lec­tion of good 2012-2017 EA fo­rum posts

saulius
10 Jul 2020 16:35 UTC
158 points
8 comments3 min readEA link

In­for­ma­tion se­cu­rity ca­reers for GCR reduction

ClaireZabel
20 Jun 2019 23:56 UTC
154 points
34 comments8 min readEA link

Ask Me Any­thing!

William_MacAskill
14 Aug 2019 15:52 UTC
150 points
138 comments3 min readEA link

Find­ing equil­ibrium in a difficult time

Julia_Wise
18 Mar 2020 2:50 UTC
148 points
7 comments6 min readEA link

2019 AI Align­ment Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks
19 Dec 2019 2:58 UTC
145 points
28 comments62 min readEA link

SHOW: A frame­work for shap­ing your tal­ent for di­rect work

RyanCarey
12 Mar 2019 17:16 UTC
144 points
28 comments8 min readEA link

Long-Term Fu­ture Fund: April 2019 grant recommendations

Habryka
23 Apr 2019 7:00 UTC
143 points
240 comments46 min readEA link

What will 80,000 Hours provide (and not provide) within the effec­tive al­tru­ism com­mu­nity?

Benjamin_Todd
17 Apr 2020 18:36 UTC
142 points
29 comments6 min readEA link

COVID-19 brief for friends and family

eca
28 Feb 2020 22:43 UTC
141 points
68 comments4 min readEA link

Thoughts on do­ing good through non-stan­dard EA ca­reer pathways

Buck
30 Dec 2019 2:06 UTC
140 points
12 comments12 min readEA link

Candy for Nets

Jeff_Kaufman
29 Sep 2019 11:11 UTC
137 points
7 comments2 min readEA link

Ob­jec­tions to Value-Align­ment be­tween Effec­tive Altruists

CarlaZoeC
15 Jul 2020 16:07 UTC
137 points
40 comments17 min readEA link

Toby Ord’s ‘The Precipice’ is pub­lished!

matthew.vandermerwe
4 Mar 2020 21:09 UTC
136 points
17 comments2 min readEA link

Em­piri­cal data on value drift

Joey
22 Apr 2018 23:31 UTC
135 points
71 comments5 min readEA link

Align­ing Recom­mender Sys­tems as Cause Area

IvanVendrov
8 May 2019 8:56 UTC
130 points
27 comments13 min readEA link

Long-term in­vest­ment fund at Founders Pledge

SjirH
10 Jan 2020 19:09 UTC
130 points
27 comments3 min readEA link

In­gre­di­ents for cre­at­ing dis­rup­tive re­search teams

stefan.torges
16 May 2019 16:23 UTC
128 points
14 comments54 min readEA link

Some promis­ing ca­reer ideas be­yond 80,000 Hours’ pri­or­ity paths

Ardenlk
26 Jun 2020 10:34 UTC
128 points
21 comments15 min readEA link

Con­sider a wider range of jobs, paths and prob­lems if you want to im­prove the long-term future

Robert_Wiblin
29 Jun 2020 14:48 UTC
126 points
6 comments4 min readEA link

There’s Lots More To Do

Jeff_Kaufman
29 May 2019 19:58 UTC
124 points
30 comments2 min readEA link

Up­date on CEA’s EA Grants Program

Nicole_Ross
8 Nov 2019 23:00 UTC
124 points
31 comments6 min readEA link

Geo­graphic di­ver­sity in EA

AmAristizábal
15 Jun 2020 6:13 UTC
124 points
19 comments2 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the launch of the Hap­pier Lives Institute

MichaelPlant
19 Jun 2019 15:40 UTC
123 points
44 comments4 min readEA link

When can I eat meat again?

clairey
30 Apr 2020 12:58 UTC
123 points
18 comments22 min readEA link

I’m Buck Sh­legeris, I do re­search and out­reach at MIRI, AMA

Buck
15 Nov 2019 22:44 UTC
122 points
231 comments2 min readEA link

Es­ti­mates of global cap­tive ver­te­brate numbers

saulius
18 Feb 2020 17:05 UTC
122 points
8 comments69 min readEA link

Ex­is­ten­tial Risk and Eco­nomic Growth

leopold
3 Sep 2019 13:23 UTC
121 points
29 comments1 min readEA link

Opinion: Es­ti­mat­ing In­ver­te­brate Sentience

Jason Schukraft
7 Nov 2019 2:38 UTC
121 points
33 comments23 min readEA link

A Qual­i­ta­tive Anal­y­sis of Value Drift in EA

MarisaJurczyk
12 Feb 2020 5:41 UTC
121 points
3 comments19 min readEA link

AI Gover­nance: Op­por­tu­nity and The­ory of Impact

Allan Dafoe
17 Sep 2020 6:30 UTC
121 points
11 comments13 min readEA link

The case for build­ing more and bet­ter epistemic in­sti­tu­tions in the effec­tive al­tru­ism com­mu­nity

stefan.torges
29 Mar 2020 17:01 UTC
120 points
21 comments6 min readEA link

A cause can be too neglected

saulius
3 Apr 2020 16:41 UTC
120 points
17 comments1 min readEA link

My per­sonal cruxes for work­ing on AI safety

Buck
13 Feb 2020 7:11 UTC
119 points
33 comments44 min readEA link

Donor Lot­tery Debrief

TimothyTelleenLawton
4 Aug 2020 20:58 UTC
118 points
15 comments5 min readEA link

Par­ent­ing: Things I wish I could tell my past self

Michelle_Hutchinson
12 Sep 2020 14:22 UTC
118 points
17 comments10 min readEA link

Coron­avirus Re­search Ideas for EAs

Peter_Hurford
27 Mar 2020 21:01 UTC
117 points
20 comments23 min readEA link

Effec­tive Altru­ism is an Ide­ol­ogy, not (just) a Question

Fods12
28 Jun 2019 7:18 UTC
116 points
44 comments16 min readEA link
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