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How Life Sciences Ac­tu­ally Work: Find­ings of a Year-Long Investigation

guzey16 Aug 2019 19:43 UTC
60 points
13 comments23 min readEA link

Help me find the crux be­tween EA/​XR and Progress Studies

jasoncrawford2 Jun 2021 18:47 UTC
96 points
35 comments3 min readEA link

[Question] Best EA use of $500,000AUD/​$340,000 USD for ba­sic sci­ence?

AspiringPhilanthropist27 Aug 2019 10:07 UTC
58 points
13 comments1 min readEA link

AI Im­pacts: His­toric trends in tech­nolog­i­cal progress

Aaron Gertler12 Feb 2020 0:08 UTC
55 points
5 comments3 min readEA link

The case for de­lay­ing so­lar geo­eng­ineer­ing research

Halstead23 Mar 2019 15:26 UTC
51 points
19 comments5 min readEA link

Cri­te­ria for sci­en­tific choice I, II

EdoArad29 Jul 2020 10:21 UTC
29 points
1 comment8 min readEA link

Su­per-ex­po­nen­tial growth im­plies that ac­cel­er­at­ing growth is unim­por­tant in the long run

kbog11 Aug 2020 7:20 UTC
35 points
9 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] How to es­ti­mate the EV of gen­eral in­tel­lec­tual progress

Ozzie Gooen27 Jan 2020 10:21 UTC
39 points
13 comments1 min readEA link

Study Group for Progress – 50% off for EAs

jasoncrawford3 Sep 2020 5:04 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(rootsofprogress.org)

OPIS ini­ti­a­tive on ac­cess to psilo­cy­bin for cluster headaches

jonleighton10 Sep 2020 8:22 UTC
57 points
5 comments3 min readEA link

AMA: Ja­son Crawford, The Roots of Progress

jasoncrawford3 Dec 2020 16:49 UTC
49 points
81 comments1 min readEA link

[Help please/​Up­dated] Best EA use of $250,000AUD/​$190,000 USD for meta­science?

AspiringPhilanthropist22 Dec 2020 3:43 UTC
42 points
8 comments3 min readEA link

A new study looks at how sci­en­tific fields have formed

Animal_Ethics18 Jan 2021 20:31 UTC
15 points
2 comments6 min readEA link

List of Un­der-In­ves­ti­gated Fields—Matthew McAteer

EdoArad30 Jan 2021 10:26 UTC
23 points
5 comments1 min readEA link
(matthewmcateer.me)

Amy Huang: Clos­ing gaps in al­ter­na­tive pro­tein science

EA Global25 Oct 2020 5:48 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Bi­anca Le: Cel­lu­lar agri­cul­ture: fu­ture­proofing our food sys­tems for hu­mans, an­i­mals and our planet

EA Global21 Nov 2020 8:12 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

James Tu­ritto: Are we fac­ing a re­pro­ducibil­ity crisis, and what can we do about it?

EA Global2 Jun 2017 8:48 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Ge­orge Church: CRISPR and other tech­nolo­gies for global effec­tive altruism

EA Global2 Jun 2017 8:48 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Adam Mar­ble­stone: What sets the ex­po­nent of neu­ro­science progress

EA Global2 Jun 2017 8:48 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Claire Za­bel: Open Philan­thropy Pro­ject — gen­eral up­date and sci­ence highlights

EA Global2 Jun 2017 8:48 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Kevin Esvelt and Genya Dana: Beyond malaria

EA Global5 Aug 2016 9:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Ed Boy­den: Eng­ineer­ing revolutions

EA Global5 Aug 2016 9:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Ju­lia Galef, Stu­art Buck, Brian Nosek, Ivan Oran­sky, and Stephanie Wyk­stra: The repli­ca­tion crisis

EA Global5 Aug 2016 9:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Tom Kalil and Rox­anne He­ston: Op­por­tu­ni­ties in sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy policy

EA Global5 Aug 2016 9:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Ja­son Ma­theny: Govern­ment-driven sci­ence and technology

EA Global5 Aug 2016 9:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

On Progress and Prosperity

Paul_Christiano15 Oct 2014 7:03 UTC
37 points
33 commentsEA link

Nick Bostrom: Astro­nom­i­cal stakes

EA Global28 Aug 2015 8:37 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

[Question] What pre­vi­ous work has been done on fac­tors that af­fect the pace of tech­nolog­i­cal de­vel­op­ment?

Megan Kinniment27 Apr 2021 18:43 UTC
21 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

Progress stud­ies vs. longter­mist EA: some differences

Max_Daniel31 May 2021 21:35 UTC
75 points
26 comments3 min readEA link

[Question] A bill to mas­sively ex­pand NSF to tech do­mains. What’s the rele­vance for x-risk?

EdoArad12 Jul 2020 15:20 UTC
22 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Pa­trick Col­li­son on Effec­tive Altruism

SamuelKnoche23 Jun 2020 9:04 UTC
74 points
4 comments3 min readEA link

Is Tech­nol­ogy Ac­tu­ally Mak­ing Things Bet­ter? – Pairagraph

evelynciara1 Oct 2020 16:06 UTC
16 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(www.pairagraph.com)

[Question] Which sci­en­tific dis­cov­ery was most ahead of its time?

richard_ngo16 May 2019 12:28 UTC
34 points
17 comments1 min readEA link

Thoughts on The Weapon of Openness

willbradshaw13 Feb 2020 0:10 UTC
28 points
17 comments8 min readEA link

Post­pon­ing re­search can some­times be the op­ti­mal decision

Michele Campolo9 Jul 2020 15:18 UTC
28 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

A re­view of the safety & effi­cacy of ge­net­i­cally en­g­ineered mosquitoes

Anj15 Feb 2016 23:26 UTC
22 points
7 commentsEA link

Book recom­men­da­tion: Loonshots

nonzerosum3 May 2019 18:30 UTC
24 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Good news that matters

Michelle_Hutchinson27 Aug 2018 5:38 UTC
23 points
4 commentsEA link

Hope: How Far Hu­man­ity Has Come

Jess_Whittlestone25 Feb 2015 15:06 UTC
11 points
6 commentsEA link

Book Re­view: En­light­en­ment Now, by Steven Pinker

Aaron Gertler21 Oct 2018 23:12 UTC
23 points
6 commentsEA link

En­light­ened Con­cerns of Tomorrow

cassidynelson15 Mar 2018 5:29 UTC
15 points
8 commentsEA link

An­i­mal Test­ing Is Ex­ploita­tive and Largely Ineffective

Erich_Grunewald13 Jun 2021 10:46 UTC
22 points
2 comments12 min readEA link
(www.erichgrunewald.com)
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