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

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

The FTX Fu­ture Fund team has resigned

Nick_Beckstead11 Nov 2022 2:04 UTC
683 points
292 comments1 min readEA link

Some com­ments on re­cent FTX-re­lated events

Holden Karnofsky10 Nov 2022 22:23 UTC
665 points
77 comments4 min readEA link

The EA com­mu­nity does not own its donors’ money

Nick Whitaker18 Jan 2023 18:59 UTC
607 points
113 comments4 min readEA link

EA and the cur­rent fund­ing situation

William_MacAskill10 May 2022 2:26 UTC
573 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
560 points
188 comments8 min readEA link

Bad Omens in Cur­rent Com­mu­nity Building

Theo Hawking12 May 2022 15:41 UTC
539 points
132 comments18 min readEA link

On Liv­ing Without Idols

Rockwell13 Jan 2023 23:35 UTC
511 points
17 comments6 min readEA link

Peter Eck­er­sley (1979-2022)

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

“Long-Ter­mism” vs. “Ex­is­ten­tial Risk”

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

500 Million, But Not A Sin­gle One More

jai9 Dec 2014 17:04 UTC
462 points
21 comments2 min readEA link

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

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

Cri­tiques of EA that I want to read

abrahamrowe19 Jun 2022 22:22 UTC
452 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
439 points
55 comments4 min readEA link

EA for dumb peo­ple?

Olivia Addy11 Jul 2022 10:46 UTC
437 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
429 points
43 comments18 min readEA link

EA is about max­i­miza­tion, and max­i­miza­tion is perilous

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

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

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

My mis­takes on the path to impact

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

Open Phil is seek­ing ap­pli­ca­tions from grantees im­pacted by re­cent events

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

Power dy­nam­ics be­tween peo­ple in EA

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

Open EA Global

Scott Alexander1 Sep 2022 4:26 UTC
409 points
155 comments6 min readEA link

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

Holden Karnofsky18 Nov 2022 23:57 UTC
401 points
21 comments5 min readEA link

My cur­rent im­pres­sions on ca­reer choice for longtermists

Holden Karnofsky4 Jun 2021 17:07 UTC
396 points
35 comments26 min readEA link

Growth and the case against ran­domista development

Hauke Hillebrandt16 Jan 2020 10:11 UTC
393 points
193 comments31 min readEA link

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

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

An­nounc­ing my retirement

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

Con­crete Biose­cu­rity Pro­jects (some of which could be big)

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

Lean­ing into EA Disillusionment

Helen21 Jul 2022 17:06 UTC
377 points
60 comments13 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing Alvea—An EA COVID Vac­cine Project

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

The Span­ish-Speak­ing Effec­tive Altru­ism com­mu­nity is awesome

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

An­nounc­ing the Fu­ture Fund

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

Thoughts on le­gal con­cerns sur­round­ing the FTX situation

Molly13 Nov 2022 17:01 UTC
369 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
322 comments3 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
360 points
183 comments4 min readEA link

My take on What We Owe the Future

elifland1 Sep 2022 18:07 UTC
346 points
51 comments26 min readEA link

The Welfare Range Table

Bob Fischer7 Nov 2022 10:19 UTC
345 points
14 comments8 min readEA link

Why you’re not hear­ing as much from EA orgs as you’d like

Shakeel Hashim15 Nov 2022 19:42 UTC
344 points
42 comments1 min readEA link

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

Luke Freeman20 May 2022 3:39 UTC
344 points
77 comments4 min readEA link

FLI FAQ on the re­jected grant pro­posal controversy

Tegmark19 Jan 2023 17:31 UTC
343 points
130 comments1 min readEA link

A Let­ter to the Bul­letin of Atomic Scientists

John G. Halstead23 Nov 2022 20:06 UTC
341 points
58 comments2 min readEA link

Why An­ima In­ter­na­tional sus­pended the cam­paign to end live fish sales in Poland

Jakub Stencel30 Dec 2022 17:47 UTC
341 points
24 comments14 min readEA link
(animainternational.org)

The rel­a­tive silence on FTX/​SBF is likely the re­sult of sound le­gal advice

Tyler Whitmer21 Nov 2022 1:47 UTC
337 points
58 comments5 min readEA link

Some un­fun les­sons I learned as a ju­nior grantmaker

Linch23 May 2022 16:31 UTC
336 points
59 comments13 min readEA link

Moder­a­tor Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Thread

Ben_West18 Nov 2022 22:51 UTC
336 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

StrongMinds should not be a top-rated char­ity (yet)

Simon_M27 Dec 2022 23:53 UTC
330 points
127 comments6 min readEA link
(simonm.substack.com)

The ones that walk away

Karthik Tadepalli19 Jan 2023 15:33 UTC
329 points
30 comments4 min readEA link

Some clar­ifi­ca­tions on the Fu­ture Fund’s ap­proach to grantmaking

Nick_Beckstead10 May 2022 2:42 UTC
327 points
61 comments3 min readEA link

Don’t Be Bycatch

DirectedEvolution10 Mar 2021 5:28 UTC
320 points
19 comments3 min readEA link

My re­ac­tion to FTX: appalled

Robert_Wiblin11 Nov 2022 18:08 UTC
319 points
73 comments2 min readEA link