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The research summary tag can be applied to any post which summarizes a research paper/​article originally published outside of the EA Forum.

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Two di­rec­tions for re­search on fore­cast­ing and de­ci­sion making

Paal Fredrik Skjørten Kvarberg11 Mar 2023 15:33 UTC
48 points
5 comments21 min readEA link

Trade col­lapse: Cas­cad­ing risks in our global sup­ply chains

FJehn25 Apr 2024 7:02 UTC
9 points
1 comment8 min readEA link
(existentialcrunch.substack.com)

The best places to weather global catastrophes

FJehn4 Mar 2024 7:57 UTC
31 points
9 comments7 min readEA link
(existentialcrunch.substack.com)

What fac­tors al­low so­cieties to sur­vive a crisis?

FJehn9 Apr 2024 8:05 UTC
23 points
1 comment10 min readEA link
(existentialcrunch.substack.com)

Com­par­ing top fore­cast­ers and do­main experts

Gavin6 Mar 2022 20:43 UTC
205 points
40 comments3 min readEA link

Distil­la­tion and re­search debt

Lizka15 Mar 2022 11:45 UTC
69 points
7 comments2 min readEA link
(distill.pub)

Si­mu­lat­ing the end of the world: Ex­plor­ing the cur­rent state of so­cietal dy­nam­ics modeling

FJehn15 Nov 2023 12:53 UTC
11 points
2 comments10 min readEA link
(existentialcrunch.substack.com)

Crit­i­cal sum­mary of Meacham’s “Per­son-Affect­ing Views and Sat­u­rat­ing Coun­ter­part Re­la­tions”

Arden Koehler5 Jan 2021 2:18 UTC
55 points
30 comments11 min readEA link

The trou­ble with tip­ping points: Are we steer­ing to­wards a cli­mate catas­tro­phe or a man­age­able challenge?

FJehn19 Jun 2023 8:57 UTC
24 points
18 comments8 min readEA link
(existentialcrunch.substack.com)

Utili­tar­i­anism with and with­out ex­pected utility

Aaron Gertler24 Jul 2020 6:40 UTC
27 points
4 comments4 min readEA link
(davidmccarthy.org)

Short Re­search Sum­mary: Can in­sects feel pain? A re­view of the neu­ral and be­havi­oural ev­i­dence by Gib­bons et al. 2022

Meghan Barrett22 Nov 2022 16:46 UTC
213 points
21 comments3 min readEA link
(authors.elsevier.com)

Map­ping out col­lapse research

FJehn7 Jun 2023 12:10 UTC
18 points
2 comments11 min readEA link
(existentialcrunch.substack.com)

Which prop­er­ties does the EA move­ment share with deep-time or­gani­sa­tions?

FJehn26 Aug 2020 10:59 UTC
47 points
6 comments8 min readEA link

Ini­tial re­search on so­cial move­ments & protest

JamesÖz28 Mar 2022 14:02 UTC
39 points
6 comments12 min readEA link

Fewer but poorer: Benev­olent par­tial­ity in proso­cial preferences

David_Moss16 Jun 2020 7:54 UTC
38 points
2 comments2 min readEA link
(journal.sjdm.org)

Mini sum­maries of GPI papers

JackM2 Nov 2022 22:33 UTC
97 points
17 comments6 min readEA link

My notes on: A Very Ra­tional End of the World | Thomas Moynihan

Vasco Grilo🔸20 Jun 2022 8:50 UTC
13 points
1 comment5 min readEA link

The case for strong longter­mism—June 2021 update

JackM21 Jun 2021 21:30 UTC
64 points
12 comments3 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

Sum­mary: Tiny Prob­a­bil­ities and the Value of the Far Fu­ture (Pe­tra Koso­nen)

Nicholas Kruus17 Feb 2024 14:11 UTC
7 points
1 comment4 min readEA link

The Pos­si­bil­ity of an On­go­ing Mo­ral Catas­tro­phe (Sum­mary)

Linch2 Aug 2019 21:55 UTC
137 points
15 comments4 min readEA link
(docs.google.com)

Sum­mary: The Value of Giv­ing Money to Differ­ent Groups | Toby Ord

Vasco Grilo🔸22 Apr 2022 10:33 UTC
23 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

EA & LW Fo­rum Weekly Sum­mary (27th Feb − 5th Mar 2023)

Zoe Williams6 Mar 2023 3:18 UTC
20 points
0 comments11 min readEA link

Paper sum­mary: Are we liv­ing at the hinge of his­tory? (William MacAskill)

Global Priorities Institute13 Mar 2023 18:05 UTC
70 points
4 comments5 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

Famine’s Role in So­cietal Collapse

FJehn5 Oct 2023 6:19 UTC
14 points
1 comment6 min readEA link
(existentialcrunch.substack.com)

Sum­mary: Ev­i­dence, clue­less­ness and the long term | Hilary Greaves

Vasco Grilo🔸15 Apr 2022 17:22 UTC
6 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Re­search Sum­mary: Fore­cast­ing with Large Lan­guage Models

Damien Laird2 Apr 2023 10:52 UTC
4 points
0 comments7 min readEA link
(damienlaird.substack.com)

Prevent­ing AI Mi­suse: State of the Art Re­search and its Flaws

Madhav Malhotra23 Apr 2023 10:50 UTC
24 points
2 comments11 min readEA link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (21 Aug − 27 Aug 22’)

Zoe Williams30 Aug 2022 1:37 UTC
144 points
14 comments11 min readEA link

PhD on Mo­ral Progress—Bibliog­ra­phy Review

Rafael Ruiz10 Dec 2023 10:06 UTC
126 points
25 comments40 min readEA link

Large Study Ex­am­in­ing the Effects of Cash Trans­fer Pro­grams on Pop­u­la­tion-Level Mor­tal­ity Rates

nshaff3r2 Jun 2023 18:37 UTC
47 points
2 comments1 min readEA link
(www.nature.com)

The end of the Bronze Age as an ex­am­ple of a sud­den col­lapse of civilization

FJehn28 Oct 2020 12:55 UTC
53 points
7 comments8 min readEA link

AI-nu­clear in­te­gra­tion: ev­i­dence of au­toma­tion bias from hu­mans and LLMs [re­search sum­mary]

taoburga27 Apr 2024 21:59 UTC
17 points
2 comments12 min readEA link

Sum­mary of ‘Shar­ing the World With Digi­tal Minds’ by Carl Shul­man and Nick Bostrom

David Mathers7 Oct 2022 13:36 UTC
35 points
1 comment8 min readEA link

Sum­mary: Against Anti-Fa­nat­i­cism (Chris­tian Tarsney)

Nicholas Kruus25 Jan 2024 15:04 UTC
25 points
1 comment3 min readEA link

Sum­mary and Take­aways: Han­son’s “Shall We Vote on Values, But Bet on Beliefs?”

Lizka25 Aug 2021 0:43 UTC
38 points
12 comments14 min readEA link

Quan­tify­ing the prob­a­bil­ity of ex­is­ten­tial catas­tro­phe: A re­ply to Beard et al.

MichaelA10 Aug 2020 5:56 UTC
21 points
3 comments3 min readEA link
(gcrinstitute.org)

Sugges­tion: EAs should post more sum­maries and collections

MichaelA9 Mar 2020 10:04 UTC
76 points
7 comments5 min readEA link

Deep Re­port on Diabetes

Joel Tan🔸6 Oct 2023 2:33 UTC
26 points
39 comments4 min readEA link

An overview of WHO Pre­qual­ifi­ca­tion: Pro­cess, us­age, and po­ten­tial improvements

Rethink Priorities25 Jul 2023 0:04 UTC
24 points
0 comments3 min readEA link
(rethinkpriorities.org)

Prob­lem Pro­file of Men­tal Health in the Philippines

Rika Gabriel8 Feb 2021 4:29 UTC
13 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Large Lan­guage Models as Fi­du­cia­ries to Humans

johnjnay24 Jan 2023 19:53 UTC
25 points
0 comments34 min readEA link
(papers.ssrn.com)

Dis­rup­tive cli­mate protests in the UK didn’t lead to a loss of pub­lic sup­port for cli­mate policies

JamesÖz20 Jun 2022 15:07 UTC
32 points
4 comments17 min readEA link

Vox on cash trans­fers vs “grad­u­a­tion pro­grams” for fight­ing ex­treme poverty

Lizka7 Jul 2022 15:09 UTC
29 points
5 comments5 min readEA link
(www.vox.com)

EA & LW Fo­rum Weekly Sum­mary (20th − 26th March 2023)

Zoe Williams27 Mar 2023 20:46 UTC
30 points
1 comment6 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing the An­i­mal Ad­vo­cacy Bi-Weekly Digest (Nov 4 - Nov 18)

JamesÖz18 Nov 2022 14:56 UTC
81 points
8 comments5 min readEA link

A sum­mary of Ni­cholas Beck­stead’s writ­ing on Bayesian Ethics

Jaime Sevilla4 Sep 2019 9:44 UTC
41 points
1 comment6 min readEA link

A sum­mary of ev­ery Re­plac­ing Guilt post

Akash30 Jun 2022 0:24 UTC
127 points
5 comments10 min readEA link

Study re­sults: The most con­vinc­ing ar­gu­ment for effec­tive donations

Aaron Gertler28 Jun 2020 22:45 UTC
87 points
13 comments12 min readEA link
(schwitzsplinters.blogspot.com)

Biolog­i­cal An­chors ex­ter­nal re­view by Jen­nifer Lin (linkpost)

peterhartree30 Nov 2022 13:06 UTC
36 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(docs.google.com)

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (28th Nov − 4th Dec 22′)

Zoe Williams6 Dec 2022 9:38 UTC
36 points
0 comments17 min readEA link

Should we tell peo­ple they are morally obli­gated to give to char­ity? [Re­cent Paper]

benleo21 Feb 2023 13:26 UTC
81 points
23 comments4 min readEA link

Sum­maries of top fo­rum posts (27th March to 16th April)

Zoe Williams17 Apr 2023 0:28 UTC
31 points
1 comment12 min readEA link

Sum­maries of top fo­rum posts (17th − 23rd April 2023)

Zoe Williams24 Apr 2023 4:13 UTC
26 points
0 comments8 min readEA link

Sum­maries are underrated

Nathan Young1 Sep 2022 22:34 UTC
53 points
24 comments7 min readEA link

Sum­maries of top fo­rum posts (24th − 30th April 2023)

Zoe Williams2 May 2023 2:30 UTC
44 points
0 comments10 min readEA link

Key Papers in Lan­guage Model Safety

aogara20 Jun 2022 14:59 UTC
20 points
0 comments22 min readEA link

Call For Distillers

johnswentworth6 Apr 2022 3:03 UTC
70 points
6 comments3 min readEA link

Un­veiling the Amer­i­can Public Opinion on AI Mo­ra­to­rium and Govern­ment In­ter­ven­tion: The Im­pact of Me­dia Exposure

Otto8 May 2023 10:49 UTC
28 points
5 comments6 min readEA link

GWWC is hiring a Re­search Com­mu­ni­ca­tor!

Giving What We Can9 May 2023 23:32 UTC
24 points
0 comments4 min readEA link
(www.givingwhatwecan.org)

Com­par­ing Utilities

Habryka15 Sep 2020 3:27 UTC
20 points
2 comments8 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

My sum­mary of “Prag­matic AI Safety”

Eleni_A5 Nov 2022 14:47 UTC
14 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

Sum­mary of Si­tu­a­tional Aware­ness—The Decade Ahead

OscarD8 Jun 2024 11:29 UTC
140 points
5 comments18 min readEA link

Sum­mary: The scope of longtermism

Global Priorities Institute18 Dec 2023 13:25 UTC
52 points
4 comments4 min readEA link

Top Idea Re­ports from the EA Philip­pines Men­tal Health Char­ity Ideas Re­search Project

Shen Javier24 May 2023 10:30 UTC
42 points
4 comments6 min readEA link

Draw­ing at­ten­tion to in­va­sive Ly­man­tria dis­par dis­par spongy moth out­breaks as an im­por­tant, ne­glected is­sue in wild an­i­mal welfare

Meghan Barrett28 May 2023 14:18 UTC
93 points
0 comments2 min readEA link
(rethinkpriorities.org)

Cal­ling for Stu­dent Sub­mis­sions: AI Safety Distil­la­tion Contest

a_e_r23 Apr 2022 20:24 UTC
102 points
28 comments3 min readEA link

New Fau­n­a­lyt­ics Study on An­i­mal Agri­cul­ture in Cli­mate Change Me­dia Coverage

JLRiedi31 May 2023 15:35 UTC
24 points
3 comments6 min readEA link

Mini GPI Paper Sum­maries (Sept 2023 - March 2024)

JackM5 May 2024 21:20 UTC
33 points
1 comment6 min readEA link

[EAG talk] The like­li­hood and sever­ity of a US-Rus­sia nu­clear ex­change (Ro­driguez, 2019)

Will Aldred3 Jul 2022 13:53 UTC
32 points
0 comments2 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

An­i­mal Ad­vo­cacy Digest #2 (Nov 18th—Dec 2nd)

JamesÖz2 Dec 2022 11:54 UTC
31 points
2 comments4 min readEA link

New in­ter­ven­tion: pay­ing farm­ers to not burn crops

Karthik Tadepalli22 Dec 2022 17:18 UTC
88 points
6 comments12 min readEA link

Sum­mary of Ma­jor En­vi­ron­men­tal Im­pacts of Nu­clear Winter

Isabel9 Jul 2022 6:23 UTC
7 points
0 comments23 min readEA link

Violence Be­fore Agriculture

John G. Halstead2 Oct 2023 8:01 UTC
143 points
7 comments9 min readEA link

Mak­ing Peo­ple Pay for Some­thing Doesn’t Cause Them to Value it More

Sam Enright28 Mar 2022 21:31 UTC
8 points
1 comment5 min readEA link

An Ex­tremely Opinionated An­no­tated List of My Favourite Mechanis­tic In­ter­pretabil­ity Papers

Neel Nanda18 Oct 2022 21:23 UTC
19 points
0 comments12 min readEA link
(www.neelnanda.io)

Liter­a­ture re­view of Trans­for­ma­tive Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence timelines

Jaime Sevilla27 Jan 2023 20:36 UTC
148 points
10 comments1 min readEA link

Sum­maries for 80k Hours Pod­casts (and some other EA things)

Trish23 Oct 2022 22:04 UTC
27 points
6 comments4 min readEA link

Fi­nal Re­port of the Na­tional Se­cu­rity Com­mis­sion on Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence (NSCAI, 2021)

MichaelA1 Jun 2021 8:19 UTC
51 points
3 comments4 min readEA link
(www.nscai.gov)

La­bor mar­kets in LMICs (what we know about growth, part 3)

Karthik Tadepalli12 Feb 2024 19:13 UTC
46 points
2 comments8 min readEA link

Welfare Foot­print Pro­ject—a blueprint for quan­tify­ing an­i­mal pain

MichaelStJules26 Jun 2021 20:05 UTC
73 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

Em­pa­thy and com­pas­sion to­ward other species de­crease with evolu­tion­ary di­ver­gence time

David_Moss21 Feb 2020 15:31 UTC
48 points
1 comment3 min readEA link
(www.nature.com)

New Fau­n­a­lyt­ics Study on Re­form­ing An­i­mal Agri­cul­ture Sub­sidies: A Guide for Advocates

JLRiedi25 Jan 2023 16:34 UTC
35 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

CE Re­search Re­port: Aid Qual­ity Advocacy

weeatquince16 Mar 2022 12:46 UTC
39 points
0 comments31 min readEA link

Re­search sum­mary: farmed cricket welfare

abrahamrowe6 Mar 2024 22:10 UTC
112 points
3 comments15 min readEA link

[Sum­mary] Im­pacts of An­i­mal Well‐Be­ing and Welfare Me­dia on Meat Demand

MichaelStJules5 Nov 2020 9:11 UTC
40 points
11 comments6 min readEA link

Rad­i­cal tac­tics can in­crease sup­port for more mod­er­ate groups

JamesÖz16 Dec 2022 11:36 UTC
92 points
18 comments15 min readEA link

Do­ing Good Badly? - Michael Plant’s the­sis, Chap­ters 5,6 on Cause Pri­ori­ti­za­tion

EdoArad4 Mar 2021 16:57 UTC
75 points
16 comments7 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the Distil­la­tion for Align­ment Practicum (DAP)

Jonas Hallgren18 Aug 2022 22:31 UTC
20 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

2023: high­lights from the year, from the EA Newsletter

Lizka5 Jan 2024 21:57 UTC
68 points
2 comments33 min readEA link

Sum­mary: Against the Sin­gu­lar­ity Hy­poth­e­sis (David Thorstad)

Nicholas Kruus27 Mar 2024 13:48 UTC
63 points
10 comments5 min readEA link

A Bayesian frame­work for in­ter­pret­ing im­pact evaluations

Lizka28 Apr 2022 12:27 UTC
23 points
0 comments3 min readEA link
(statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)

A sum­mary of ev­ery “High­lights from the Se­quences” post

Akash15 Jul 2022 23:05 UTC
47 points
3 comments16 min readEA link

Re­search sum­mary: brain cell counts in Black Soldier Flies (Her­me­tia illu­cens; Diptera: Stra­tiomy­i­dae)

Rethink Priorities15 Aug 2022 23:44 UTC
67 points
2 comments14 min readEA link
(www.sciencedirect.com)

Re­search Sum­mary: What works to pro­mote char­i­ta­ble dona­tions: A meta-re­view with meta-meta-analysis

PeterSlattery24 Jun 2022 1:33 UTC
64 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

‘The AI Dilemma: Growth vs Ex­is­ten­tial Risk’: An Ex­ten­sion for EAs and a Sum­mary for Non-economists

TomHoulden21 Apr 2024 16:28 UTC
65 points
1 comment16 min readEA link

When Giv­ing Peo­ple Money Doesn’t Help

Zvi 8 Jul 2022 12:00 UTC
45 points
4 comments10 min readEA link

AI X-risk in the News: How Effec­tive are Re­cent Me­dia Items and How is Aware­ness Chang­ing? Our New Sur­vey Re­sults.

Otto4 May 2023 14:04 UTC
49 points
1 comment9 min readEA link

Re­search Sum­mary: Pre­dic­tion Polling

Damien Laird13 Mar 2023 18:31 UTC
8 points
0 comments10 min readEA link
(damienlaird.substack.com)

An­nounc­ing Million Year View

rileyharris4 Sep 2023 7:09 UTC
9 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Sum­mary: Si­mu­la­tion expectation

Global Priorities Institute27 Sep 2023 10:58 UTC
10 points
0 comments3 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

Paper Sum­mary: The Effec­tive­ness of AI Ex­is­ten­tial Risk Com­mu­ni­ca­tion to the Amer­i­can and Dutch Public

Otto9 Mar 2023 10:40 UTC
97 points
11 comments4 min readEA link

An­i­mal Ad­vo­cacy Digest #3: Dec 2nd—Dec 23rd

JamesÖz23 Dec 2022 13:02 UTC
35 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Utility Cascades

Aaron Gertler29 Jul 2020 7:16 UTC
25 points
3 comments4 min readEA link
(academic.oup.com)

Paper sum­mary: The paral­y­sis ar­gu­ment (William MacAskill and An­dreas Mo­gensen)

Global Priorities Institute16 Dec 2022 16:12 UTC
18 points
3 comments5 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

Sum­mary: In Defence of Fa­nat­i­cism (Hay­den Wilk­in­son)

Nicholas Kruus15 Jan 2024 14:21 UTC
28 points
2 comments6 min readEA link

EA & LW Fo­rum Weekly Sum­mary (6th − 12th March 2023)

Zoe Williams14 Mar 2023 3:01 UTC
15 points
0 comments12 min readEA link

AI Safety − 7 months of dis­cus­sion in 17 minutes

Zoe Williams15 Mar 2023 23:41 UTC
89 points
2 comments17 min readEA link

Con­cepts of ex­is­ten­tial catas­tro­phe (Hilary Greaves)

Global Priorities Institute9 Nov 2023 17:42 UTC
41 points
0 comments2 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

Some pre­limi­nary notes to­wards a *real* Cost-Benefit anal­y­sis of prisons

Philosophy Bear19 Mar 2023 2:34 UTC
8 points
2 comments12 min readEA link
(philosophybear.substack.com)

Sum­mary: When should an effec­tive al­tru­ist donate? (William MacAskill)

Global Priorities Institute4 Jul 2023 13:37 UTC
45 points
7 comments3 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

EA & LW Fo­rum Weekly Sum­mary (13th − 19th March 2023)

Zoe Williams20 Mar 2023 4:18 UTC
31 points
0 comments14 min readEA link

Paper sum­mary––Pro­tect­ing fu­ture gen­er­a­tions: A global sur­vey of le­gal academics

rileyharris5 Sep 2023 10:29 UTC
25 points
1 comment3 min readEA link
(www.legalpriorities.org)

AI Wellbeing

Simon 11 Jul 2023 0:34 UTC
11 points
0 comments9 min readEA link

An ex­pert sur­vey on so­cial move­ments and protest

JamesÖz12 Jul 2023 14:08 UTC
92 points
3 comments6 min readEA link

Re­search Sum­mary: Pre­dic­tion Markets

Damien Laird22 Mar 2023 17:07 UTC
3 points
0 comments4 min readEA link
(damienlaird.substack.com)

Deep Re­port on Hypertension

Joel Tan🔸1 Aug 2023 2:39 UTC
67 points
13 comments3 min readEA link

Mass Me­dia, Pro­pa­ganda, and So­cial In­fluence: Ev­i­dence of Effec­tive­ness from Courch­esne et al. (2021)

Janet Pauketat10 Jul 2023 20:10 UTC
13 points
0 comments30 min readEA link
(www.sentienceinstitute.org)

In­ter­na­tional AI In­sti­tu­tions: a liter­a­ture re­view of mod­els, ex­am­ples, and pro­pos­als

MMMaas26 Sep 2023 15:26 UTC
53 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

[Linkpost] Shorter ver­sion of re­port on ex­is­ten­tial risk from power-seek­ing AI

Joe_Carlsmith22 Mar 2023 18:06 UTC
49 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Erad­i­cat­ing ro­den­ti­cides from U.S. pest man­age­ment is less prac­ti­cal than we thought

Holly_Elmore24 Mar 2023 21:11 UTC
78 points
3 comments1 min readEA link
(osf.io)

A rough and in­com­plete re­view of some of John Went­worth’s research

So8res28 Mar 2023 18:52 UTC
27 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

AI and Evolution

Dan H30 Mar 2023 13:09 UTC
41 points
1 comment2 min readEA link
(arxiv.org)

A write-up on the biose­cu­rity land­scape in China

Chloe Lee8 Apr 2023 3:47 UTC
82 points
4 comments7 min readEA link

[Opz­ionale] La pos­si­bil­ità di una Catas­trofe Mo­rale in atto (Ri­as­sunto)

EA Italy31 Dec 2022 4:17 UTC
1 point
0 comments5 min readEA link

In­ter­me­di­ate Re­port on Hypertension

Joel Tan🔸3 Apr 2023 3:54 UTC
50 points
12 comments5 min readEA link

Cli­mate anoma­lies and so­cietal collapse

FJehn8 Feb 2024 9:49 UTC
13 points
6 comments10 min readEA link
(existentialcrunch.substack.com)

[linkpost] AI NOW In­sti­tute’s 2023 An­nual Re­port & Roadmap

Tristan Williams12 Apr 2023 20:00 UTC
9 points
0 comments2 min readEA link
(ainowinstitute.org)

Is CBT effec­tive for poor house­holds? Two re­cent pa­pers (eval­u­ated by The Un­jour­nal) with con­trast­ing results

david_reinstein17 Apr 2023 20:46 UTC
38 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(unjournal.pubpub.org)

EU farmed fish policy re­form roadmap

Neil_Dullaghan22 Aug 2023 19:00 UTC
95 points
1 comment3 min readEA link
(rethinkpriorities.org)

New Fau­n­a­lyt­ics Eco­nomic Anal­y­sis of the Chicken, Egg, and Fish In­dus­tries in USA, China, and Brazil

JLRiedi27 Sep 2023 16:33 UTC
18 points
1 comment14 min readEA link

Sum­mary: High risk, low re­ward: A challenge to the as­tro­nom­i­cal value of ex­is­ten­tial risk mitigation

Global Priorities Institute12 Sep 2023 16:31 UTC
70 points
20 comments5 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

Most Effi­cient Mes­sage Fram­ing to Pro­mote Char­i­ta­ble Giv­ing [Liter­a­ture Re­view Re­port]

Zoé Roy-Stang14 May 2023 14:26 UTC
14 points
1 comment8 min readEA link

AI Safety Bounties

PatrickL24 Aug 2023 14:30 UTC
37 points
2 comments7 min readEA link
(rethinkpriorities.org)

Char­ity En­trepreneur­ship’s re­search into large-scale global health interventions

CE16 May 2023 11:51 UTC
77 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Con­sid­er­a­tions on trans­for­ma­tive AI and ex­plo­sive growth from a semi­con­duc­tor-in­dus­try per­spec­tive

Muireall31 May 2023 1:11 UTC
23 points
1 comment2 min readEA link
(muireall.space)

Les­sons from the past for our global civilization

FJehn10 Aug 2023 9:54 UTC
4 points
0 comments7 min readEA link
(existentialcrunch.substack.com)

Ar­ti­cle Sum­mary: Cur­rent and Near-Term AI as a Po­ten­tial Ex­is­ten­tial Risk Factor

AndreFerretti7 Jun 2023 13:53 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(dl.acm.org)

Pre­dict­ing Virus Rel­a­tive Abun­dance in Wastewater

Jeff Kaufman10 Aug 2023 15:46 UTC
46 points
5 comments1 min readEA link
(naobservatory.org)

Sum­mary of Eliezer Yud­kowsky’s “Cog­ni­tive Bi­ases Po­ten­tially Affect­ing Judg­ment of Global Risks”

Damin Curtis7 Nov 2023 18:19 UTC
5 points
2 comments6 min readEA link

The 25 re­searchers who have pub­lished the largest num­ber of aca­demic ar­ti­cles on ex­is­ten­tial risk

FJehn12 Aug 2023 8:57 UTC
34 points
21 comments4 min readEA link
(existentialcrunch.substack.com)

Short agony or long ache: com­par­ing sources of suffer­ing that differ in du­ra­tion and in­ten­sity

cynthiaschuck21 Feb 2024 16:58 UTC
96 points
14 comments20 min readEA link

Sum­mary: Longter­mism, Ag­gre­ga­tion, and Catas­trophic Risk (Emma J. Cur­ran)

Nicholas Kruus7 Mar 2024 14:31 UTC
24 points
7 comments7 min readEA link

Sum­mary: Train­ing Effec­tive Altru­ism (Mehmood et al.)

Nicholas Kruus20 Mar 2024 17:54 UTC
28 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

Pri­or­ity re­view vouch­ers for trop­i­cal dis­eases: Im­pact, dis­tri­bu­tion, effec­tive­ness, and po­ten­tial improvements

Rethink Priorities2 Jan 2024 21:48 UTC
30 points
0 comments3 min readEA link
(rethinkpriorities.org)

How much par­ent­ing harms pro­duc­tivity and how you can re­duce it

Nicholas Kruus25 Feb 2024 14:13 UTC
84 points
25 comments3 min readEA link

Re­search sum­mary: farmed yel­low meal­worm welfare

abrahamrowe3 Jan 2024 17:45 UTC
70 points
1 comment7 min readEA link

Sum­mary: Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Failure: The Hid­den Face Of The Tragedy Of The Com­mons (Philippe Colo)

Nicholas Kruus28 Jun 2024 14:03 UTC
8 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Sum­mary: Mis­takes in the Mo­ral Math­e­mat­ics of Ex­is­ten­tial Risk (David Thorstad)

Nicholas Kruus10 Apr 2024 14:21 UTC
57 points
23 comments4 min readEA link

Re­port: Eval­u­at­ing an AI Chip Regis­tra­tion Policy

Deric Cheng12 Apr 2024 4:40 UTC
15 points
0 comments5 min readEA link
(www.convergenceanalysis.org)

doebem: Cause Pri­ori­ti­za­tion Re­search in Brazil (2023/​2024)

Gisele Fior29 Apr 2024 23:39 UTC
30 points
3 comments6 min readEA link

Men­tal Health Re­port (CEARCH) [Ex­ec­u­tive Sum­mary]

Stan Pinsent17 Jan 2024 15:16 UTC
41 points
5 comments5 min readEA link

An­i­mal welfare in the United States: Op­por­tu­ni­ties for impact

Animal Ask22 May 2024 8:57 UTC
31 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.animalask.org)

Remit­tance Hell in Paradise

Cengizhan Büyükdağ26 Jan 2024 12:35 UTC
2 points
0 comments7 min readEA link

Sum­mary: Max­i­mal Clue­less­ness (An­dreas Mo­gensen)

Nicholas Kruus6 Feb 2024 14:49 UTC
28 points
14 comments4 min readEA link

My notes on: Se­quence think­ing vs. cluster thinking

Vasco Grilo🔸25 May 2022 15:03 UTC
24 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

Can a Ve­gan Diet Be Healthy? A Liter­a­ture Review

Erich_Grunewald12 Mar 2021 12:47 UTC
60 points
21 comments11 min readEA link
(www.erichgrunewald.com)

New Fau­n­a­lyt­ics Study on Chi­nese Con­sumers’ At­ti­tudes Towards Farmed An­i­mal Welfare

JLRiedi26 Oct 2022 17:21 UTC
32 points
1 comment3 min readEA link

My notes on: Why we can’t take ex­pected value es­ti­mates liter­ally (even when they’re un­bi­ased)

Vasco Grilo🔸18 Apr 2022 13:10 UTC
15 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

Civ­i­liza­tional vulnerabilities

Vasco Grilo🔸22 Apr 2022 9:37 UTC
7 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

Should We Try to Change An­i­mal Welfare Laws in In­dia or Taiwan?- Char­ity En­trepreneur­ship’s Ap­proach Report

vicky_cox8 Jan 2020 18:45 UTC
27 points
13 comments2 min readEA link

What’s Chang­ing With the New Fo­rum?

Aaron Gertler7 Nov 2018 23:09 UTC
19 points
15 comments4 min readEA link

How to In­cu­bate Self-Driven In­di­vi­d­u­als (for Lead­ers and Com­mu­nity Builders)

Per Ivar Friborg5 Aug 2022 14:36 UTC
50 points
4 comments7 min readEA link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (5 − 11 Sep 22’)

Zoe Williams12 Sep 2022 23:21 UTC
36 points
0 comments14 min readEA link

The illu­sion of sci­ence in com­par­a­tive cognition

gavintaylor2 Nov 2019 19:17 UTC
27 points
3 comments1 min readEA link
(psyarxiv.com)

Re­view: What works to pro­mote char­i­ta­ble dona­tions?

PeterSlattery24 Aug 2020 1:42 UTC
38 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

My notes on: Search­ing for outliers

Vasco Grilo🔸3 Jun 2022 16:19 UTC
9 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Po­ten­tial strate­gies for im­prov­ing EA-re­lated re­search dis­til­la­tion, re­cruit­ment, and pedagogy

Katrina17 Mar 2022 17:32 UTC
8 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (28 Aug − 3 Sep 22’)

Zoe Williams6 Sep 2022 10:46 UTC
42 points
1 comment14 min readEA link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (14th Nov − 27th Nov 22′)

Zoe Williams29 Nov 2022 22:59 UTC
22 points
0 comments20 min readEA link

Paper sum­mary: The Epistemic Challenge to Longter­mism (Chris­tian Tarsney)

Global Priorities Institute11 Oct 2022 11:29 UTC
39 points
5 comments4 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

AI Safety For Dum­mies (Like Me)

Madhav Malhotra24 Aug 2022 20:26 UTC
22 points
7 comments20 min readEA link

Com­par­ing the Effect of Ra­tional and Emo­tional Ap­peals on Dona­tion Behavior

Gordon Seidoh Worley26 May 2020 0:24 UTC
23 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(philpapers.org)

New ar­ti­cle from Oren Etzioni

Aryeh Englander25 Feb 2020 15:38 UTC
23 points
3 comments2 min readEA link

Paper sum­mary: Mo­ral de­mands and the far fu­ture (An­dreas Mo­gensen)

Global Priorities Institute29 Apr 2022 15:54 UTC
21 points
1 comment5 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (12 − 18 Sep 22’)

Zoe Williams19 Sep 2022 5:06 UTC
34 points
2 comments13 min readEA link

Sleep loss leads to the with­drawal of hu­man helping across in­di­vi­d­u­als, groups, and large-scale societies

Akash Kulgod31 Aug 2022 7:18 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(journals.plos.org)

Grokking “Semi-in­for­ma­tive pri­ors over AI timelines”

anson12 Jun 2022 22:15 UTC
60 points
1 comment11 min readEA link

Paper sum­mary: The case for strong longter­mism (Hilary Greaves and William MacAskill)

Global Priorities Institute29 Apr 2022 15:52 UTC
43 points
27 comments5 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

Beliefs About Chick­ens & Fish And Their Re­la­tion­ship To An­i­mal-Pos­i­tive Behaviors

Casey Riordan11 Nov 2020 17:04 UTC
11 points
0 comments9 min readEA link

A brief ex­pla­na­tion of the Myan­mar coup

Timothy_Liptrot2 Feb 2021 15:47 UTC
32 points
7 comments2 min readEA link

A Para­dox for Tiny Prob­a­bil­ities and Enor­mous Values

Global Priorities Institute1 Jul 2021 7:00 UTC
5 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

How does a ba­sic in­come af­fect re­cip­i­ents dur­ing COVID-19?

GiveDirectly3 Sep 2020 11:01 UTC
19 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Sum­maries: Align­ment Fun­da­men­tals Curriculum

Leon_Lang19 Sep 2022 15:43 UTC
25 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(docs.google.com)

Effec­tive al­tru­ism as a lifestyle move­ment (A Master’s Th­e­sis)

Ada-Maaria Hyvärinen6 Nov 2022 11:50 UTC
39 points
4 comments5 min readEA link

Differ­en­tial tech­nol­ogy de­vel­op­ment: preprint on the concept

Hamish_Hobbs12 Sep 2022 13:52 UTC
65 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

In­for­ma­tion in risky tech­nol­ogy races

nemeryxu2 Aug 2022 23:35 UTC
15 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

Paper sum­mary: A Para­dox for Tiny Prob­a­bil­ities and Enor­mous Values (Nick Beck­stead and Teruji Thomas)

Global Priorities Institute21 Jul 2022 15:23 UTC
43 points
7 comments7 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

Im­pli­ca­tions of Quan­tum Com­put­ing for Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence al­ign­ment re­search (ABRIDGED)

Jaime Sevilla5 Sep 2019 14:56 UTC
25 points
4 comments2 min readEA link

Con­clu­sion and Bibliog­ra­phy for “Un­der­stand­ing the diffu­sion of large lan­guage mod­els”

Ben Cottier21 Dec 2022 13:50 UTC
12 points
0 comments11 min readEA link

Avoid­ing the Repug­nant Con­clu­sion is not nec­es­sary for pop­u­la­tion ethics: new many-au­thor col­lab­o­ra­tion.

deanspears14 Apr 2021 0:48 UTC
114 points
16 comments1 min readEA link
(deanspears.medium.com)

Anal­y­sis: Which an­i­mal prod­ucts cause the most an­i­mal suffer­ing and deaths in the United States?

Casey Riordan16 Sep 2020 18:38 UTC
57 points
8 comments12 min readEA link

Famine, Affluence and Mo­ral­ity [Link Post to PDF]

Nathan Young29 Aug 2022 16:00 UTC
23 points
4 comments16 min readEA link
(www.google.com)

Nar­ra­tive but Not Philo­soph­i­cal Ar­gu­ment Mo­ti­vates Giv­ing to Charity

Jon_Behar26 Nov 2018 18:18 UTC
13 points
6 comments1 min readEA link
(schwitzsplinters.blogspot.com)

In­ves­ti­gat­ing the scope of con­sumer-ini­ti­ated ge­netic test­ing in the US

37aaron29 Apr 2022 8:00 UTC
1 point
0 comments1 min readEA link

Im­pli­ca­tions of large lan­guage model diffu­sion for AI governance

Ben Cottier21 Dec 2022 13:50 UTC
14 points
0 comments38 min readEA link

A new strat­egy for broad­en­ing the ap­peal of effec­tive giv­ing (Giv­ingMul­ti­plier.org)

Lucius Caviola26 Oct 2020 23:18 UTC
185 points
13 comments7 min readEA link

GPT-2 as step to­ward gen­eral in­tel­li­gence (Alexan­der, 2019)

Will Aldred18 Jul 2022 16:14 UTC
42 points
0 comments2 min readEA link
(slatestarcodex.com)

Kotlikoff et al., ‘Mak­ing Car­bon Tax­a­tion a Gen­er­a­tional Win Win’

Matt_Lerner24 Nov 2019 16:27 UTC
15 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Be­ware Iso­lated De­mands for Ri­gor (Alexan­der, 2014)

Will Aldred18 Jul 2022 11:48 UTC
48 points
0 comments2 min readEA link
(slatestarcodex.com)

The Eco­nomic Lives of the Poor

cole_haus20 Nov 2019 21:17 UTC
32 points
8 comments3 min readEA link

Dis­cov­er­ing Lan­guage Model Be­hav­iors with Model-Writ­ten Evaluations

evhub20 Dec 2022 20:09 UTC
25 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Which Image Do You Pre­fer?: a study of vi­sual com­mu­ni­ca­tion in six Afri­can countries

Cullen3 Dec 2018 6:38 UTC
12 points
2 comments1 min readEA link
(perma.cc)

New Fau­n­a­lyt­ics’ Study On The Bar­ri­ers And Strate­gies For Suc­cess When Go­ing Ve­gan or Vegetarian

JLRiedi7 Sep 2022 16:20 UTC
42 points
4 comments5 min readEA link

Sum­mary: The Im­por­tance of End-of-Life Welfare | Brown­ing & Veit

Vasco Grilo🔸22 Apr 2022 10:19 UTC
7 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

[Link] Dis­count­ing for un­cer­tainty in health

Owen Cotton-Barratt7 May 2015 18:43 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Plain(er) English Rewrite of ‘Dis­count­ing for Public Policy: A Sur­vey’ by Hilary Greaves

jojo_lee26 Apr 2020 3:34 UTC
13 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Wor­ld­wide de­cline of the en­to­mo­fauna: A re­view of its drivers

RyanCarey4 Jul 2019 19:06 UTC
10 points
8 comments1 min readEA link
(www.sciencedirect.com)

An en­tire cat­e­gory of risks is un­der­val­ued by EA [Sum­mary of pre­vi­ous fo­rum post]

Richard Ren5 Sep 2022 15:07 UTC
76 points
5 comments5 min readEA link

Grokking “Fore­cast­ing TAI with biolog­i­cal an­chors”

anson6 Jun 2022 18:56 UTC
43 points
0 comments12 min readEA link

Mea­sur­ing hap­piness in­creases happiness

alexherwix15 Apr 2020 15:08 UTC
8 points
3 comments1 min readEA link
(link.springer.com)

Who Sup­ports An­i­mal Rights?

zdgroff29 Jul 2019 10:58 UTC
34 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

EJOR spe­cial is­sue on role of op­er­a­tional re­search in fu­ture pandemics

wesg17 Aug 2022 13:34 UTC
21 points
0 comments2 min readEA link
(www.sciencedirect.com)

[Feed­back Re­quest] Prob­lem Pro­file of Men­tal Health in the Philippines

Rika Gabriel20 Dec 2020 8:04 UTC
33 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

Types of in­for­ma­tion hazards

Vasco Grilo🔸29 May 2022 14:30 UTC
15 points
1 comment3 min readEA link

Paper sum­mary: Stak­ing our fu­ture: de­on­tic long-ter­mism and the non-iden­tity prob­lem (An­dreas Mo­gensen)

Global Priorities Institute7 Jun 2022 13:14 UTC
25 points
6 comments6 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

Which Post Idea Is Most Effec­tive?

Jordan Arel25 Apr 2022 4:47 UTC
26 points
6 comments2 min readEA link

Cli­mate Change and Emerg­ing Fun­gal In­fec­tions: Im­pacts, Challenges, and Opportunities

emmannaemeka23 Jun 2023 15:19 UTC
7 points
0 comments6 min readEA link
(journals.plos.org)

CE Re­search Re­port: Road Traf­fic Safety

vicky_cox7 Mar 2022 12:45 UTC
61 points
13 comments35 min readEA link

EA & LW Fo­rums Weekly Sum­mary (24 − 30th Oct 22′)

Zoe Williams1 Nov 2022 2:58 UTC
23 points
0 comments14 min readEA link

Cli­mate change dona­tion recommendations

Sanjay16 Jul 2020 21:17 UTC
46 points
7 comments14 min readEA link

Twenty Year Eco­nomic Im­pacts of Deworming

SamiM22 Aug 2020 0:40 UTC
13 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Re­search sum­mary: A Meta-Re­view of In­ter­ven­tions that In­fluence An­i­mal-Product Con­sump­tion

PeterSlattery13 Aug 2021 6:46 UTC
44 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

Newslet­ter for Align­ment Re­search: The ML Safety Updates

Esben Kran22 Oct 2022 16:17 UTC
30 points
0 comments7 min readEA link

Sum­mary of 80k’s AI prob­lem profile

JakubK1 Jan 2023 7:48 UTC
19 points
0 comments5 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

Sum­mary of and thoughts on “Dark Sk­ies” by Daniel Deudney

Cody_Fenwick31 Dec 2022 20:28 UTC
38 points
1 comment5 min readEA link

AI al­ign­ment re­search links

Holden Karnofsky6 Jan 2022 5:52 UTC
16 points
0 comments6 min readEA link
(www.cold-takes.com)

EA & LW Fo­rum Sum­maries—Holi­day Edi­tion (19th Dec − 8th Jan)

Zoe Williams9 Jan 2023 21:06 UTC
24 points
0 comments8 min readEA link

Ex­is­ten­tial Risk of Misal­igned In­tel­li­gence Aug­men­ta­tion (Par­tic­u­larly Us­ing High-Band­width BCI Im­plants)

Damian Gorski24 Jan 2023 17:02 UTC
1 point
0 comments9 min readEA link

Giv­ing Mul­ti­plier Paper

JMonty28 Jan 2023 19:06 UTC
34 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.science.org)

EA & LW Fo­rum Weekly Sum­mary (23rd − 29th Jan ’23)

Zoe Williams31 Jan 2023 0:36 UTC
16 points
0 comments13 min readEA link

An­i­mal Welfare − 6 Months in 6 Minutes

Zoe Williams8 Feb 2023 21:45 UTC
145 points
5 comments5 min readEA link

Book Post: The Good It Promises, the Harm It Does: Crit­i­cal Es­says on Effec­tive Altruism

Kyle J. Lucchese8 Feb 2023 22:35 UTC
41 points
43 comments4 min readEA link
(www.amazon.com)

How meat-free meal se­lec­tion varies with menu op­tions: an ex­plo­ra­tion (ed­ited)

Sagar K Shah14 Feb 2023 11:51 UTC
65 points
10 comments2 min readEA link
(rethinkpriorities.org)

Short sum­mary of What We Owe The Future

finm12 Feb 2023 16:27 UTC
29 points
3 comments7 min readEA link
(finmoorhouse.com)

EA & LW Fo­rum Weekly Sum­mary (20th − 26th Feb 2023)

Zoe Williams27 Feb 2023 3:46 UTC
29 points
1 comment14 min readEA link

Distil­la­tion of The Offense-Defense Balance of Scien­tific Knowledge

Arjun Yadav12 Aug 2022 7:01 UTC
17 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

Ev­i­dence on how cash trans­fers em­power women in poverty

GiveDirectly8 Mar 2023 6:17 UTC
106 points
5 comments1 min readEA link