By the way, for the future I would suggest the question format (instead of the post format), so that comments are separated as “answers to the question” and “other” :)
First human to achieve some level of intelligence (as measured by some test) (prize split between the person themselves and the parents and the genetic engineering lab if applicable) (this is more about the social incentive than economical one, as I suppose there’s already an economical one)
x-post: What effectively altruistic inducement prize contest would you like to be funded?
1M USD for the first to create a gamete (sperm and/or egg) from stem cells that result in a successful birth in one of the following species: humans, mice, dogs, pigs (probably should add more options).
(this could enable iterated embryo selection)
You could do both—that’s what I’ll do if that’s okay :)
Also, comments can also give you points, ya know! :P
What’s the price range for the bounty?
I like this! I’m curious why you opted for the submissions to be private instead of public (ie. submitting by posting a comment)?
awesome, thank you!
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Addressing Global Poverty as a Strategy to Improve the Long-Term Future (havent read yet)
Flow-through effects (have read)
Good point, and GiveWell would probably have figured that one out
Mayyybe it would have bought slave’s freedom one by one instead? (I don’t know; just speculating)
Another angle (/ piece of the puzzle) to compare different decision-making processes
Also safer technological progress, which is where a significant chunk of the x-risks are coming from. I don’t think this would influence the probability of stable dictatorships.
those are not inducement prizes
I intend to update this answer as I think of more.
Creating a gamete from a stem cell (to enable [iterated embryo selection](https://www.lesswrong.com/tag/iterated-embryo-selection))
Reanimating a cryonics patient (although, creating a prize that long in advance will probably not create a market pressure in the short term)
First human to achieve some level of intelligence (as measured by some IQ test) (prize split between the person and the genetic engineering lab) (this is more about the social incentive than economical one, as I suppose there’s already an economical one)
the community, yes. the practice / approach, no.
FYI, Hunter says you can have residency in Paraguay easily, and only need to stay 1 day per year to maintain it
I might be interested in hanging out in Panama, but idk if i want the citizenship