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April Fools’ Day

TagLast edit: 13 Apr 2022 10:23 UTC by Leo

A tag (or topic page) for collecting posts that participate in the April Fools’ Day tradition of playing practical jokes and setting up hoaxes.

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An­nounc­ing “Nam­ing What We Can”!

GidiKadosh1 Apr 2021 10:17 UTC
355 points
73 comments2 min readEA link

Sav­ing drown­ing chil­dren in light of per­ilous maximisation

calebp2 Apr 2023 0:46 UTC
274 points
3 comments2 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing Im­pact Is­land: A New EA Real­ity TV Show

Linch1 Apr 2022 5:37 UTC
235 points
16 comments4 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

“Hinge of His­tory” Refuted

Thomas Kwa1 Apr 2021 7:00 UTC
174 points
6 comments6 min readEA link

New 80,000 Hours fea­ture: Listen to au­dio ver­sions of our pod­cast transcripts

Bella1 Apr 2023 5:46 UTC
185 points
10 comments1 min readEA link

The case for in­fant outreach

Thomas Kwa1 Apr 2022 4:25 UTC
245 points
8 comments4 min readEA link

New Cause Area: Por­trait Welfare (+in­tro­duc­ing SPEWS)

Luke Freeman31 Mar 2023 21:22 UTC
73 points
17 comments15 min readEA link

Ul­tra-Near-Ter­mism: Liter­ally An Idea Whose Time Has Come

FOUNT Staff1 Apr 2022 19:07 UTC
132 points
4 comments10 min readEA link

The EA Re­la­tion­ship Escalator

ProbablyGoodCouple1 Apr 2023 16:26 UTC
238 points
7 comments2 min readEA link

[April Fools’ Day] In­tro­duc­ing Open As­teroid Impact

Linch1 Apr 2024 8:14 UTC
285 points
13 comments1 min readEA link
(openasteroidimpact.org)

Save the Date: EAGxMars

OllieBase1 Apr 2022 11:44 UTC
148 points
15 comments1 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the ac­tual longter­mist in­cu­ba­tion program

GidiKadosh1 Apr 2022 7:07 UTC
53 points
8 comments2 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing drama cur­fews on the Forum

Lorenzo Buonanno1 Apr 2023 15:22 UTC
129 points
13 comments1 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the As­so­ci­a­tion for Feast­ing Ahead of Time, a novel GCR philos­o­phy and solution

HughJazz1 Apr 2024 15:12 UTC
18 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

New Cause Area: Pro­gram­matic Mettā

Milan_Griffes1 Apr 2021 12:54 UTC
4 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

Com­mu­nity in six hours

Gavin1 Apr 2022 12:20 UTC
47 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the April 1st Pur­chase of Bodhi Kosher Vege­tar­ian Res­tau­rant by EA NYC

Rockwell1 Apr 2023 4:01 UTC
144 points
11 comments3 min readEA link

Ex­cerpts From The EA Talmud

Scott Alexander1 Apr 2024 8:08 UTC
237 points
14 comments6 min readEA link

Meetup: EA Burner Ac­counts Anonymous

BurnerMeetupBurner1 Apr 2023 15:11 UTC
135 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing What The Fu­ture Owes Us

peterbarnett1 Apr 2022 15:08 UTC
151 points
10 comments1 min readEA link

It’s “The EA-Ad­ja­cent Fo­rum” now

Lizka1 Apr 2023 20:15 UTC
174 points
11 comments1 min readEA link

⭐K-Karma-Golf⛳

EdoArad1 Apr 2023 18:48 UTC
27 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Hon­estly I’m just here for the drama

electroswing1 Apr 2023 15:22 UTC
69 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

An­nounce­ment on the Fu­ture of EA NYC’s Dim Sum Restaurant

Rockwell1 Apr 2024 21:28 UTC
64 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

Every­body’s Free (To Do Good)

Ubuntu1 Apr 2023 16:29 UTC
26 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

EA is now scan­dal-constrained

Guy Raveh1 Apr 2024 7:26 UTC
229 points
22 comments1 min readEA link

Iter­at­ing on our re­design (Fo­rum up­date April 2023)

Sarah Cheng1 Apr 2023 4:00 UTC
79 points
12 comments1 min readEA link

April’s Fools Posts Can Be Short

EdoArad1 Apr 2023 13:22 UTC
123 points
11 comments1 min readEA link

Every mo­ment of an elec­tron’s ex­is­tence is suffering

D0TheMath1 Apr 2022 14:35 UTC
32 points
8 comments2 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing EA-nasir

Eric Neyman1 Apr 2022 7:06 UTC
59 points
2 comments6 min readEA link

Seek­ing ad­vice on im­pact­ful ca­reer paths given my unique ca­pa­bil­ities and interests

Grateful4PathTips31 Mar 2023 23:30 UTC
32 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

The Case for Earn­ing to Live

Spending What We Can1 Apr 2023 16:56 UTC
85 points
7 comments3 min readEA link

It is Time to Re­move the Imposters

I_machinegun_Kelly1 Apr 2024 0:38 UTC
29 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

Fore­cast­ing Newslet­ter: April 2222

NunoSempere1 Apr 2022 7:06 UTC
28 points
0 comments6 min readEA link

Allo­cate Dona­tion Elec­tion Funds by Pro­por­tional Representation

RedStateBlueState1 Apr 2024 14:19 UTC
13 points
6 comments2 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing the World-Wide Digi­tal Wild Worm Welfare Ini­ti­a­tive: A New Fron­tier for Effec­tive Altruism

WWDWWWI Official 1 Apr 2024 8:02 UTC
13 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

More grants for com­mu­nity destruction

Robin1 Apr 2023 10:28 UTC
27 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

Ur­gent—What is the most good I can do with ~$400 mil­lion in Monero?

I_machinegun_Kelly1 Apr 2023 9:35 UTC
38 points
15 comments1 min readEA link

Cause Ex­plo­ra­tion: Send­ing Billion­aires to Space

Rasool1 Apr 2023 11:30 UTC
42 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

Ap­ply to be a Safety Eng­ineer at Lock­heed Martin!

yanni kyriacos31 Mar 2024 21:01 UTC
31 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

Half Price Im­pact Certificates

hbesceli1 Apr 2022 14:23 UTC
64 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Beyond micromarriages

richard_ngo1 Apr 2022 16:38 UTC
41 points
1 comment3 min readEA link

New ad­di­tion to the 80,000 hours 1-on-1 team.

alex lawsen (previously alexrjl)1 Apr 2022 10:13 UTC
73 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Where’s WALY?

TheMcDouglas2 Apr 2022 2:03 UTC
29 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

A $10000000.00 prize—An­nounc­ing the April 1st Fo­rum Post Contest

Ramiro1 Apr 2022 20:16 UTC
6 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Why 80 000 hours should recom­mend more peo­ple be­come drug lords

Robin31 Mar 2022 23:42 UTC
45 points
11 comments3 min readEA link

[Link] Cen­tre for Ap­plied Eschatology

Milan_Griffes1 Apr 2022 20:39 UTC
−2 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[April fool’s post] Pro­posal to as­sign ca­reers by birthdate

Mathieu Putz1 Apr 2022 4:49 UTC
44 points
7 comments2 min readEA link

Save the Date April 1st 2023 EAGatherTown: UnUnConference

Vaidehi Agarwalla20 Mar 2023 16:06 UTC
48 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

New cause area: an­a­lyz­ing lyrics of Bahia Axé songs for hid­den apoc­a­lyp­ti­cal prophe­cies—or “Net­inho pre­dicted our doom in 1996”

Ramiro1 Apr 2023 11:07 UTC
20 points
3 comments3 min readEA link
(riscoscatastroficosglobais.substack.com)

Con­sid­er­a­tion of older eth­i­cal sys­tems.

Tom Gardiner1 Apr 2023 15:21 UTC
24 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Meta Direc­tory of April Fool’s Ideas

Yonatan Cale1 Apr 2023 16:26 UTC
32 points
11 comments2 min readEA link

End­ing Open Philan­thropy Project

Not Actually Dustin Moskovitz2 Apr 2023 0:22 UTC
47 points
5 comments2 min readEA link
(www.openphilanthropy.org)

Some lesser-known megapro­ject ideas

Linch2 Apr 2023 1:03 UTC
132 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

[April Fools] Towards A Bet­ter Mo­ral Circle

Devin Kalish1 Apr 2024 9:21 UTC
18 points
3 comments2 min readEA link

An­nounce­ment: We are re­brand­ing to Shrim­pact­ful An­i­mal Advocacy

Hive (formerly Impactful Animal Advocacy)1 Apr 2024 3:26 UTC
138 points
20 comments1 min readEA link

Cause Area Tier List

John Salter1 Apr 2024 7:17 UTC
133 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

Sur­ren­der­ing with Dignity

MathiasKB1 Apr 2024 6:54 UTC
36 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Post-mortem on Wytham Abbey

WythamAbbey1 Apr 2024 10:38 UTC
68 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing Manda­tory Draft Amnesty Day (April 2nd)

Toby Tremlett1 Apr 2024 11:18 UTC
144 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

A Selec­tion of Ran­domly Selected SAE Features

TheMcDouglas1 Apr 2024 9:09 UTC
25 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

S-risk for Christians

Monero31 Mar 2024 20:34 UTC
−1 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

Open As­teroid Im­pact an­nounces lead­er­ship transition

Patrick Hoang1 Apr 2024 12:51 UTC
15 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing Suffer­ing For Good

D0TheMath1 Apr 2024 17:08 UTC
16 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

OMMC An­nounces RIP

Adam_Scholl1 Apr 2024 23:38 UTC
7 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

The Cen­tre for Effec­tive Altru­ism is spin­ning out of the Cen­tre for Effec­tive Altruism

OllieBase1 Apr 2024 12:15 UTC
356 points
15 comments1 min readEA link

New Epistemics Tool: ThEAsaurus

Lizka1 Apr 2024 15:32 UTC
79 points
1 comment5 min readEA link

There’s an AGI on LessWrong

Neil Warren1 Apr 2024 16:36 UTC
−5 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

So You Created a So­ciopath—New Book An­nounce­ment!

D0TheMath1 Apr 2024 18:02 UTC
38 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing new org: 90,000 Hours (April Fools’ post)

Joseph Lemien1 Apr 2024 12:39 UTC
10 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Thou­sands of mal­i­cious ac­tors on the fu­ture of AI misuse

Zershaaneh Qureshi1 Apr 2024 10:03 UTC
73 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Graphic De­sign is Our Passion

Peter Berggren1 Apr 2023 4:14 UTC
25 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

Top New E.A. Cause?

Tomer_Goloboy1 Apr 2022 2:15 UTC
5 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

Tiny hu­mans: the most promis­ing new cause can­di­date?

akash2 Apr 2024 8:46 UTC
24 points
7 comments4 min readEA link

Ran­dom Acts of Kind­ness—FAQ

Nicky Pochinkov1 Apr 2023 16:38 UTC
3 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] New Top EA Causes for 2021?

MichaelA1 Apr 2021 6:50 UTC
47 points
29 comments1 min readEA link

Mo­ral relativity

Derik K1 Apr 2024 19:38 UTC
7 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

Prac­ti­cal Im­pli­ca­tions of Wheeler’s Sin­gle-Elec­tron Postulate

ABlank1 Apr 2024 22:51 UTC
12 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

An Aver­age Dialogue

NicholasKross1 Apr 2023 4:01 UTC
5 points
3 comments3 min readEA link

Illu­mi­natea—A Pro­posal for EA Reform

Leftism virtue cafe1 Apr 2024 10:51 UTC
95 points
3 comments3 min readEA link

[Question] New Top EA Causes for 2020?

John_Maxwell1 Apr 2020 7:39 UTC
25 points
21 comments1 min readEA link

[April fool’s] EA Global: we’re im­prov­ing 1-on-1s

frances_lorenz1 Apr 2024 9:29 UTC
82 points
10 comments3 min readEA link

Always think, never ap­ply!

ProbablyGoodCouple1 Apr 2024 11:15 UTC
45 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing “Bribe Well”

Dušan D. Nešić (Dushan)1 Apr 2024 10:21 UTC
104 points
15 comments2 min readEA link

God Coin: A Modest Pro­posal

Mahdi Complex1 Apr 2024 12:02 UTC
4 points
0 comments22 min readEA link
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