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Crit­i­cism of effec­tive al­tru­ist organizations

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153 comments11 min readEA link

The EA Com­mu­nity and Long-Term Fu­ture Funds Lack Trans­parency and Accountability

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67 points
58 commentsEA link

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

Why I’m con­cerned about Giv­ing Green

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

Drown­ing chil­dren are rare

BenHoffman28 May 2019 17:33 UTC
−3 points
36 comments5 min readEA link
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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
306 points
182 comments4 min readEA link

Con­cerns with In­ten­tional Insights

Jeff_Kaufman24 Oct 2016 12:04 UTC
59 points
186 commentsEA link

EA jobs provide scarce non-mon­e­tary goods

Milan_Griffes20 Mar 2019 20:56 UTC
49 points
15 comments2 min readEA link

EA is vet­ting-constrained

EA person9 Mar 2019 1:25 UTC
125 points
29 comments4 min readEA link

Why we have over-rated Cool Earth

Sanjay26 Nov 2018 2:29 UTC
72 points
30 commentsEA link

My cur­rent thoughts on MIRI’s “highly re­li­able agent de­sign” work

Daniel_Dewey7 Jul 2017 1:17 UTC
50 points
64 commentsEA link

Up­date on CEA’s EA Grants Program

Nicole_Ross8 Nov 2019 23:00 UTC
125 points
31 comments6 min readEA link

Which Com­mu­nity Build­ing Pro­jects Get Funded?

AnonymousEAForumAccount13 Nov 2019 20:31 UTC
92 points
56 comments9 min readEA link

Con­cerns with ACE research

Halstead7 Sep 2018 14:56 UTC
35 points
10 commentsEA 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

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

Ben_West7 Nov 2019 16:26 UTC
106 points
30 comments13 min readEA link

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

Ardenlk16 Apr 2019 18:51 UTC
99 points
57 comments10 min readEA link

EA Lead­ers Fo­rum: Sur­vey on EA pri­ori­ties (data and anal­y­sis)

Aaron Gertler12 Nov 2019 1:14 UTC
106 points
48 comments16 min readEA link

The EA Fo­rum is a News Feed

DavidNash28 Jul 2019 22:27 UTC
75 points
21 comments3 min readEA link

Towards Bet­ter EA Ca­reer Advice

lexande21 Nov 2018 2:52 UTC
65 points
40 commentsEA link

I find this fo­rum in­creas­ingly difficult to navigate

Arepo5 Jul 2019 10:27 UTC
65 points
51 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] What are ex­am­ples of EA work be­ing re­viewed by non-EA re­searchers?

Aaron Gertler24 Mar 2020 6:04 UTC
56 points
15 comments1 min readEA link

Does 80,000 Hours fo­cus too much on AI risk?

EarlyVelcro2 Nov 2019 20:14 UTC
58 points
18 comments2 min readEA link

[Link] What opinions do you hold that you would be re­luc­tant to ex­press in front of a group of effec­tive al­tru­ists? Anony­mous form.

arikr10 Sep 2019 19:38 UTC
61 points
62 comments1 min readEA link

Lev­er­age Re­search: re­view­ing the ba­sic facts

throwaway3 Aug 2018 5:19 UTC
65 points
97 commentsEA link

Prob­lems with EA rep­re­sen­ta­tive­ness and how to solve it

Joey3 Aug 2018 19:25 UTC
50 points
61 commentsEA link

Some gen­eral con­cerns about GiveWell

William_MacAskill23 Dec 2012 5:00 UTC
1 point
0 commentsEA link

Why we think the Founders Pledge re­port over­rates CfRN

Sanjay4 Nov 2019 17:54 UTC
48 points
10 comments16 min readEA link

Why the Open Philan­thropy Pro­ject Should Pri­ori­tize Wild An­i­mal Suffering

MichaelDickens26 Aug 2016 2:08 UTC
22 points
17 commentsEA link

Only a few peo­ple de­cide about fund­ing for com­mu­nity builders world-wide

JanBrauner22 Oct 2019 20:52 UTC
57 points
23 comments1 min readEA link

In­cen­tive Prob­lems With Cur­rent Fore­cast­ing Com­pe­ti­tions.

alexrjl10 Nov 2020 21:40 UTC
54 points
13 comments5 min readEA link

GiveWell’s Char­ity Recom­men­da­tions Re­quire Tak­ing a Con­tro­ver­sial Stance on Pop­u­la­tion Ethics

MichaelDickens17 May 2016 1:51 UTC
26 points
53 commentsEA link

Are GiveWell Top Char­i­ties Too Spec­u­la­tive?

MichaelDickens21 Dec 2015 4:05 UTC
17 points
59 commentsEA link

[Question] What’s the best struc­ture for op­ti­mal al­lo­ca­tion of EA cap­i­tal?

Milan_Griffes4 Jun 2019 17:00 UTC
10 points
27 comments1 min readEA link

GiveWell’s recom­men­da­tion of GiveDirectly

William_MacAskill30 Nov 2012 5:00 UTC
2 points
0 commentsEA link

ACE’s Re­sponse to John Halstead

ToniA7 Sep 2018 18:10 UTC
23 points
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Why I think the Foun­da­tional Re­search In­sti­tute should re­think its approach

MikeJohnson20 Jul 2017 20:46 UTC
29 points
78 commentsEA link

How to im­prove EA Funds

Henry_Stanley4 Apr 2018 9:27 UTC
43 points
37 commentsEA link

Con­tra the Giv­ing What We Can pledge

AlyssaVance4 Dec 2016 20:46 UTC
16 points
80 commentsEA link

EA Funds hands out money very in­fre­quently—should we be wor­ried?

Henry_Stanley31 Jan 2018 8:10 UTC
36 points
16 commentsEA link

Get­ting past the DALY: differ­ent mea­sures of “pos­i­tive im­pact”

drbrake20 Nov 2018 5:45 UTC
10 points
10 commentsEA link

Vox’s “Fu­ture Perfect” column fre­quently has flawed journalism

kbog26 Jan 2019 8:09 UTC
38 points
25 commentsEA link

Effec­tive al­tru­ism is self-recommending

BenHoffman23 Apr 2017 6:11 UTC
37 points
48 commentsEA link

Suffer­ing re­lief vs life extension

drbrake19 Nov 2018 16:55 UTC
5 points
1 commentEA link
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