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
280 points
182 comments4 min readEA link

Growth and the case against ran­domista development

HaukeHillebrandt
16 Jan 2020 10:11 UTC
268 points
168 comments30 min readEA link

EAF’s bal­lot ini­ti­a­tive dou­bled Zurich’s de­vel­op­ment aid

Jonas Vollmer
13 Jan 2020 11:32 UTC
250 points
20 comments12 min readEA link

Some per­sonal thoughts on EA and sys­temic change

Carl_Shulman
26 Sep 2019 21:40 UTC
183 points
16 comments6 min readEA link

Are we liv­ing at the most in­fluen­tial time in his­tory?

William_MacAskill
3 Sep 2019 4:55 UTC
174 points
138 comments24 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

SHIC Will Sus­pend Outreach Oper­a­tions

cafelow
7 Mar 2019 16:07 UTC
165 points
8 comments6 min readEA link

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

saulius
20 Aug 2019 18:05 UTC
155 points
23 comments13 min readEA link

In­for­ma­tion se­cu­rity ca­reers for GCR reduction

ClaireZabel
20 Jun 2019 23:56 UTC
152 points
33 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
146 points
6 comments6 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

2019 AI Align­ment Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

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

Real­ity is of­ten underpowered

Gregory_Lewis
10 Oct 2019 13:14 UTC
139 points
15 comments5 min readEA link

COVID-19 brief for friends and family

eca
28 Feb 2020 22:43 UTC
139 points
65 comments4 min readEA link

Thoughts on do­ing good through non-stan­dard EA ca­reer pathways

Buck
30 Dec 2019 2:06 UTC
137 points
11 comments12 min readEA link

Toby Ord’s ‘The Precipice’ is pub­lished!

matthew.vandermerwe
4 Mar 2020 21:09 UTC
135 points
16 comments2 min readEA link

SHOW: A frame­work for shap­ing your tal­ent for di­rect work

RyanCarey
12 Mar 2019 17:16 UTC
129 points
26 comments8 min readEA link

Candy for Nets

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

There’s Lots More To Do

Jeff_Kaufman
29 May 2019 19:58 UTC
123 points
30 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

Opinion: Es­ti­mat­ing In­ver­te­brate Sentience

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

In­gre­di­ents for cre­at­ing dis­rup­tive re­search teams

stefan.torges
16 May 2019 16:23 UTC
120 points
11 comments54 min readEA link

Em­piri­cal data on value drift

Joey
22 Apr 2018 23:31 UTC
119 points
67 comments5 min readEA link

Up­date on CEA’s EA Grants Program

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

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

Buck
15 Nov 2019 22:44 UTC
118 points
230 comments2 min readEA link

Align­ing Recom­mender Sys­tems as Cause Area

IvanVendrov
8 May 2019 8:56 UTC
116 points
22 comments13 min readEA link

Es­ti­mates of global cap­tive ver­te­brate numbers

saulius
18 Feb 2020 17:05 UTC
116 points
8 comments68 min readEA link

Coron­avirus Re­search Ideas for EAs

Peter_Hurford
27 Mar 2020 21:01 UTC
115 points
18 comments23 min readEA link

My per­sonal cruxes for work­ing on AI safety

Buck
13 Feb 2020 7:11 UTC
114 points
32 comments44 min readEA link

2018 AI Align­ment Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks
18 Dec 2018 4:48 UTC
113 points
27 comments63 min readEA link

Ex­is­ten­tial Risk and Eco­nomic Growth

leopold
3 Sep 2019 13:23 UTC
113 points
19 comments1 min readEA link

Will com­pa­nies meet their an­i­mal welfare com­mit­ments?

saulius
1 Feb 2019 10:24 UTC
112 points
22 commentsEA link

My Q1 2019 EA Ho­tel donation

vipulnaik
1 Apr 2019 2:23 UTC
111 points
6 comments12 min readEA link

In praise of un­his­toric heroism

rosehadshar
7 Jan 2020 12:08 UTC
108 points
18 comments3 min readEA link

A Qual­i­ta­tive Anal­y­sis of Value Drift in EA

MarisaJurczyk
12 Feb 2020 5:41 UTC
108 points
2 comments19 min readEA link

Move­ment Col­lapse Scenarios

rebecca_baron
27 Aug 2019 10:07 UTC
106 points
31 comments9 min readEA link

Sum­mary of Core Feed­back Col­lected by CEA in Spring/​Sum­mer 2019

Ben_West
7 Nov 2019 16:26 UTC
106 points
30 comments13 min readEA link

2017 Donor Lot­tery Report

AdamGleave
12 Nov 2018 19:26 UTC
103 points
7 commentsEA link

What to know be­fore talk­ing with jour­nal­ists about EA

sky
4 Sep 2019 19:59 UTC
103 points
13 comments8 min readEA link

A bunch of new GPI papers

Pablo_Stafforini
25 Sep 2019 13:32 UTC
102 points
6 comments2 min readEA link

Why and how to start a for-profit com­pany serv­ing emerg­ing markets

Ben_Kuhn
6 Nov 2019 1:00 UTC
102 points
14 comments6 min readEA link
(www.benkuhn.net)

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

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

EA is vet­ting-constrained

EA person
9 Mar 2019 1:25 UTC
101 points
25 comments4 min readEA link

Does cli­mate change de­serve more at­ten­tion within EA?

Louis_Dixon
17 Apr 2019 6:50 UTC
101 points
63 comments15 min readEA link

Cor­po­rate cam­paigns af­fect 9 to 120 years of chicken life per dol­lar spent

saulius
8 Jul 2019 8:01 UTC
101 points
16 comments60 min readEA link

[Question] How has biose­cu­rity/​pan­demic pre­pared­ness philan­thropy helped with coro­n­avirus, and how might it help with similar fu­ture situ­a­tions?

vipulnaik
13 Mar 2020 18:50 UTC
101 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Thoughts on 80,000 Hours’ re­search that might help with job-search frustrations

Ardenlk
16 Apr 2019 18:51 UTC
100 points
57 comments10 min readEA link

[up­dated] Global de­vel­op­ment in­ter­ven­tions are gen­er­ally more effec­tive than Cli­mate change interventions

HaukeHillebrandt
2 Oct 2019 8:36 UTC
100 points
35 comments16 min readEA link

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

Fods12
28 Jun 2019 7:18 UTC
99 points
44 comments16 min readEA link
(thegodlesstheist.com)