My mis­takes on the path to impact

Denise_Melchin4 Dec 2020 22:13 UTC
357 points
67 comments11 min readEA link

Growth and the case against ran­domista development

HaukeHillebrandt16 Jan 2020 10:11 UTC
332 points
179 comments30 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
297 points
182 comments4 min readEA link

EAF’s bal­lot ini­ti­a­tive dou­bled Zurich’s de­vel­op­ment aid

Jonas Vollmer13 Jan 2020 11:32 UTC
286 points
24 comments12 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing “Nam­ing What We Can”!

GidonKadosh1 Apr 2021 10:17 UTC
263 points
70 comments2 min readEA link

Re­duc­ing long-term risks from malev­olent actors

David_Althaus29 Apr 2020 8:55 UTC
261 points
65 comments37 min readEA link

Prob­lem ar­eas be­yond 80,000 Hours’ cur­rent pri­ori­ties

Ardenlk22 Jun 2020 12:49 UTC
257 points
62 comments15 min readEA link

Don’t Be Bycatch

AllAmericanBreakfast10 Mar 2021 5:28 UTC
247 points
15 comments3 min readEA link

Les­sons from my time in Effec­tive Altruism

richard_ngo15 Jan 2021 21:54 UTC
246 points
24 comments7 min readEA link

The case of the miss­ing cause pri­ori­ti­sa­tion research

weeatquince16 Aug 2020 0:21 UTC
245 points
86 comments16 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing Prob­a­bly Good: A New Ca­reer Guidance Or­ga­ni­za­tion

omernevo6 Nov 2020 14:50 UTC
235 points
76 comments5 min readEA link

Con­cerns with ACE’s Re­cent Behavior

Hypatia17 Apr 2021 17:00 UTC
235 points
151 comments11 min readEA link

What Makes Outreach to Pro­gres­sives Hard

Cullen_OKeefe14 Mar 2021 0:32 UTC
210 points
74 comments9 min readEA link

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

Luisa_Rodriguez24 Dec 2020 22:10 UTC
196 points
28 comments50 min readEA link

Why I’m con­cerned about Giv­ing Green

alexrjl20 Jan 2021 22:59 UTC
192 points
46 comments13 min readEA link

Some per­sonal thoughts on EA and sys­temic change

Carl_Shulman26 Sep 2019 21:40 UTC
188 points
17 comments6 min readEA link

Are we liv­ing at the most in­fluen­tial time in his­tory?

William_MacAskill3 Sep 2019 4:55 UTC
186 points
146 comments25 min readEA link

Killing the ants

Joe_Carlsmith7 Feb 2021 23:16 UTC
184 points
11 comments8 min readEA link

Big List of Cause Candidates

NunoSempere25 Dec 2020 16:34 UTC
182 points
66 comments30 min readEA link

Is EA Grow­ing? EA Growth Met­rics for 2018

Peter_Hurford2 Jun 2019 4:08 UTC
180 points
40 comments8 min readEA link

Real­ity is of­ten underpowered

Gregory_Lewis10 Oct 2019 13:14 UTC
180 points
16 comments5 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing the Le­gal Pri­ori­ties Project

jonasschuett30 Aug 2020 14:10 UTC
178 points
13 comments1 min readEA link

Why I find longter­mism hard, and what keeps me motivated

Michelle_Hutchinson22 Feb 2021 23:01 UTC
178 points
12 comments7 min readEA link

Some quick notes on “effec­tive al­tru­ism”

Jonas Vollmer24 Mar 2021 15:30 UTC
178 points
88 comments3 min readEA link

SHIC Will Sus­pend Outreach Oper­a­tions

cafelow7 Mar 2019 16:07 UTC
176 points
16 comments6 min readEA link

A new strat­egy for broad­en­ing the ap­peal of effec­tive giv­ing (Giv­ingMul­ti­plier.org)

Lucius_Caviola26 Oct 2020 23:18 UTC
175 points
13 comments7 min readEA link

Small and Vulnerable

deluks9173 May 2021 6:08 UTC
174 points
5 comments4 min readEA link

Avoid­ing Mu­nich’s Mis­takes: Ad­vice for CEA and Lo­cal Groups

Larks14 Oct 2020 17:08 UTC
173 points
81 comments39 min readEA link

Thoughts on whether we’re liv­ing at the most in­fluen­tial time in history

Buck3 Nov 2020 4:07 UTC
168 points
63 comments9 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing High Im­pact Athletes

Marcus Daniell30 Nov 2020 13:20 UTC
168 points
60 comments1 min readEA link

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

saulius20 Aug 2019 18:05 UTC
167 points
27 comments13 min readEA link

Col­lec­tion of good 2012-2017 EA fo­rum posts

saulius10 Jul 2020 16:35 UTC
167 points
8 comments3 min readEA link

Par­ent­ing: Things I wish I could tell my past self

Michelle_Hutchinson12 Sep 2020 14:22 UTC
163 points
19 comments10 min readEA link

“Pa­tient vs ur­gent longter­mism” has lit­tle di­rect bear­ing on giv­ing now vs later

Owen_Cotton-Barratt9 Dec 2020 14:58 UTC
160 points
32 comments7 min readEA link

Thoughts on do­ing good through non-stan­dard EA ca­reer pathways

Buck30 Dec 2019 2:06 UTC
158 points
12 comments12 min readEA link

Can I have im­pact if I’m av­er­age?

Fabienne3 Jan 2021 9:20 UTC
157 points
18 comments2 min readEA link

In­for­ma­tion se­cu­rity ca­reers for GCR reduction

ClaireZabel20 Jun 2019 23:56 UTC
156 points
34 comments8 min readEA link

AI Gover­nance: Op­por­tu­nity and The­ory of Impact

Allan Dafoe17 Sep 2020 6:30 UTC
156 points
14 comments13 min readEA link

Des­per­a­tion Ham­ster Wheels

Nicole_Ross30 Oct 2020 16:55 UTC
152 points
21 comments6 min readEA link
(www.cuttingmangoes.com)

Please Take the 2020 EA Survey

Peter_Hurford11 Nov 2020 16:05 UTC
152 points
28 comments1 min readEA link

Ask Me Any­thing!

William_MacAskill14 Aug 2019 15:52 UTC
151 points
138 comments3 min readEA link

SHOW: A frame­work for shap­ing your tal­ent for di­rect work

RyanCarey12 Mar 2019 17:16 UTC
150 points
28 comments8 min readEA link

Find­ing equil­ibrium in a difficult time

Julia_Wise18 Mar 2020 2:50 UTC
149 points
7 comments6 min readEA link

Ca­reers Ques­tions Open Thread

Benjamin_Todd4 Dec 2020 12:05 UTC
149 points
257 comments2 min readEA link

“Hinge of His­tory” Re­futed (April Fools’ Day)

Thomas Kwa1 Apr 2021 7:00 UTC
148 points
5 comments6 min readEA link

Align­ing Recom­mender Sys­tems as Cause Area

IvanVendrov8 May 2019 8:56 UTC
147 points
32 comments13 min readEA link

2019 AI Align­ment Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks19 Dec 2019 2:58 UTC
146 points
28 comments62 min readEA link

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

Benjamin_Todd17 Apr 2020 18:36 UTC
146 points
29 comments6 min readEA link

£4bn for the global poor: the UK’s 0.7%

Sanjay30 Nov 2020 15:50 UTC
146 points
27 comments2 min readEA link

COVID-19 brief for friends and family

eca28 Feb 2020 22:43 UTC
145 points
68 comments4 min readEA link