We must be very clear: fraud in the ser­vice of effec­tive al­tru­ism is unacceptable

evhub10 Nov 2022 23:31 UTC
717 points
90 comments3 min readEA link

The FTX Fu­ture Fund team has resigned

Nick_Beckstead11 Nov 2022 2:04 UTC
679 points
287 comments1 min readEA link

Some com­ments on re­cent FTX-re­lated events

Holden Karnofsky10 Nov 2022 22:23 UTC
652 points
79 comments4 min readEA link

The EA com­mu­nity does not own its donors’ money

Nick Whitaker18 Jan 2023 18:59 UTC
631 points
116 comments4 min readEA link

10 years of Earn­ing to Give

AGB7 Nov 2023 23:35 UTC
628 points
28 comments9 min readEA link

EA is three rad­i­cal ideas I want to protect

Peter Wildeford27 Mar 2023 15:31 UTC
619 points
16 comments4 min readEA link

500 Million, But Not A Sin­gle One More

jai25 May 2020 16:31 UTC
576 points
27 comments3 min readEA link
(laneless.substack.com)

Bad Omens in Cur­rent Com­mu­nity Building

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

EA and the cur­rent fund­ing situation

William_MacAskill10 May 2022 2:26 UTC
564 points
185 comments21 min readEA link

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

George Rosenfeld12 Apr 2022 20:30 UTC
562 points
187 comments8 min readEA link

On Liv­ing Without Idols

Rockwell13 Jan 2023 23:35 UTC
540 points
24 comments6 min readEA link

“Long-Ter­mism” vs. “Ex­is­ten­tial Risk”

Scott Alexander6 Apr 2022 21:41 UTC
520 points
81 comments3 min readEA link

Peter Eck­er­sley (1979-2022)

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

Tran­si­tion­ing to an ad­vi­sory role

MaxDalton16 Feb 2023 18:11 UTC
480 points
31 comments2 min readEA link

Power dy­nam­ics be­tween peo­ple in EA

Julia_Wise1 Jun 2022 20:50 UTC
475 points
15 comments8 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the Publi­ca­tion of An­i­mal Liber­a­tion Now

Peter Singer19 May 2023 16:34 UTC
471 points
16 comments3 min readEA link

Open Phil Should Allo­cate Most Neart­er­mist Fund­ing to An­i­mal Welfare

Ariel Simnegar19 Nov 2023 17:00 UTC
470 points
122 comments14 min readEA link

IMPCO, don’t in­jure your­self by re­turn­ing FTXFF money for ser­vices you already provided

EliezerYudkowsky12 Nov 2022 4:51 UTC
466 points
43 comments8 min readEA link

EA for dumb peo­ple?

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

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

HaydnBelfield19 May 2022 8:42 UTC
462 points
44 comments18 min readEA link

EA is about max­i­miza­tion, and max­i­miza­tion is perilous

Holden Karnofsky2 Sep 2022 17:13 UTC
461 points
58 comments7 min readEA link

Cri­tiques of EA that I want to read

abrahamrowe19 Jun 2022 22:22 UTC
458 points
86 comments9 min readEA link

The FTX crisis high­lights a deeper cul­tural prob­lem within EA—we don’t suffi­ciently value good governance

Fods1214 Nov 2022 12:43 UTC
452 points
55 comments4 min readEA link

Shar­ing In­for­ma­tion About Nonlinear

Ben Pace7 Sep 2023 6:51 UTC
436 points
497 comments34 min readEA link

EV up­dates: FTX set­tle­ment and the fu­ture of EV

Zachary Robinson13 Dec 2023 21:25 UTC
433 points
39 comments2 min readEA link

My highly per­sonal skep­ti­cism brain­dump on ex­is­ten­tial risk from ar­tifi­cial in­tel­li­gence.

NunoSempere23 Jan 2023 20:08 UTC
431 points
116 comments14 min readEA link
(nunosempere.com)

Some ob­ser­va­tions from an EA-ad­ja­cent (?) char­i­ta­ble effort

patio119 Dec 2022 20:13 UTC
431 points
8 comments7 min readEA link

Open EA Global

Scott Alexander1 Sep 2022 4:26 UTC
427 points
156 comments6 min readEA link

State­ment on AI Ex­tinc­tion—Signed by AGI Labs, Top Aca­demics, and Many Other Notable Figures

Center for AI Safety30 May 2023 9:06 UTC
426 points
28 comments1 min readEA link
(www.safe.ai)

My mis­takes on the path to impact

Denise_Melchin4 Dec 2020 22:13 UTC
426 points
74 comments11 min readEA link

Tak­ing a leave of ab­sence from Open Philan­thropy to work on AI safety

Holden Karnofsky23 Feb 2023 19:05 UTC
425 points
31 comments2 min readEA link

My cur­rent im­pres­sions on ca­reer choice for longtermists

Holden Karnofsky4 Jun 2021 17:07 UTC
425 points
37 comments26 min readEA link

Growth and the case against ran­domista development

Hauke Hillebrandt16 Jan 2020 10:11 UTC
418 points
197 comments31 min readEA link

Open Phil is seek­ing ap­pli­ca­tions from grantees im­pacted by re­cent events

Bastian_Stern16 Nov 2022 5:10 UTC
414 points
20 comments1 min readEA link

Lean­ing into EA Disillusionment

Helen21 Jul 2022 17:06 UTC
412 points
61 comments13 min readEA link

Why I Spoke to TIME Magaz­ine, and My Ex­pe­rience as a Fe­male AI Re­searcher in Sili­con Valley

Lucretia11 Jun 2023 3:31 UTC
402 points
95 comments40 min readEA link
(medium.com)

Con­crete Biose­cu­rity Pro­jects (some of which could be big)

ASB11 Jan 2022 3:46 UTC
401 points
73 comments5 min readEA link

Why I love effec­tive altruism

Michelle_Hutchinson1 Mar 2023 9:41 UTC
399 points
12 comments5 min readEA link

My takes on the FTX situ­a­tion will (mostly) be cold, not hot

Holden Karnofsky18 Nov 2022 23:57 UTC
398 points
33 comments5 min readEA link

Things I Learned by Spend­ing Five Thou­sand Hours In Non-EA Charities

jenn2 Jun 2023 9:37 UTC
388 points
22 comments8 min readEA link
(jenn.site)

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
388 points
184 comments4 min readEA link

The Span­ish-Speak­ing Effec­tive Altru­ism com­mu­nity is awesome

Jaime Sevilla7 Dec 2022 17:54 UTC
379 points
15 comments3 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing my retirement

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

EA’s suc­cess no one cares about

Jakub Stencel24 Jun 2023 14:29 UTC
378 points
13 comments9 min readEA link

No in­juries were reported

JulianHazell14 Feb 2023 2:18 UTC
377 points
10 comments2 min readEA link
(muddyclothes.substack.com)

An­nounc­ing Alvea—A COVID Vac­cine Project

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

We can all help solve fund­ing con­straints. What stops us?

Luke Freeman18 Jun 2023 23:30 UTC
370 points
18 comments12 min readEA link

Thoughts on le­gal con­cerns sur­round­ing the FTX situation

Molly13 Nov 2022 17:01 UTC
367 points
65 comments4 min readEA link

FTX Cri­sis. What we know and some fore­casts on what will hap­pen next

Nathan Young8 Nov 2022 19:16 UTC
366 points
321 comments3 min readEA link

Univer­sity EA Groups Need Fixing

Dave Banerjee3 Aug 2023 21:06 UTC
363 points
111 comments10 min readEA link