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Why SENS makes sense

emanuele ascani22 Feb 2020 16:28 UTC
28 points
2 comments31 min readLW link

Effi­cient Char­ity: Do Unto Others...

Scott Alexander24 Dec 2010 21:26 UTC
205 points
322 comments6 min readLW link

Pri­ori­ti­za­tion Re­search for Ad­vanc­ing Wis­dom and Intelligence

ozziegooen18 Oct 2021 22:28 UTC
49 points
8 comments5 min readLW link
(forum.effectivealtruism.org)

Why I’m Skep­ti­cal About Un­proven Causes (And You Should Be Too)

Peter Wildeford29 Jul 2013 9:09 UTC
42 points
98 comments11 min readLW link

[Question] What’s the best ra­tio for Afri­cans to starve com­pared to Ukraini­ans not dy­ing in the war?

ChristianKl10 Mar 2022 18:52 UTC
9 points
28 comments1 min readLW link

Fur­ther dis­cus­sion of CFAR’s fo­cus on AI safety, and the good things folks wanted from “cause neu­tral­ity”

AnnaSalamon12 Dec 2016 19:39 UTC
64 points
38 comments5 min readLW link

Why CFAR’s Mis­sion?

AnnaSalamon2 Jan 2016 23:23 UTC
60 points
56 comments9 min readLW link

[Question] What are the rea­sons to *not* con­sider re­duc­ing AI-Xrisk the high­est pri­or­ity cause?

David Scott Krueger (formerly: capybaralet)20 Aug 2019 21:45 UTC
29 points
27 comments1 min readLW link

S-risks: Why they are the worst ex­is­ten­tial risks, and how to pre­vent them

Kaj_Sotala20 Jun 2017 12:34 UTC
31 points
106 comments1 min readLW link
(foundational-research.org)

Is GiveWell.org the best char­ity (ex­clud­ing SIAI)?

syllogism26 Feb 2011 13:37 UTC
52 points
61 comments2 min readLW link

OpenPhil’s “Up­date on Cause Pri­ori­ti­za­tion /​ Wor­ld­view Diver­sifi­ca­tion”

Raemon31 Jan 2018 5:39 UTC
13 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.openphilanthropy.org)

On char­ac­ter­iz­ing heavy-tailedness

Jsevillamol16 Feb 2020 0:14 UTC
38 points
6 comments4 min readLW link

80,000 Hours: EA and Highly Poli­ti­cal Causes

The_Jaded_One26 Jan 2017 21:44 UTC
46 points
25 comments7 min readLW link

Effi­cient Charity

multifoliaterose4 Dec 2010 10:27 UTC
42 points
185 comments9 min readLW link

Re­sponses to ques­tions on donat­ing to 80k, GWWC, EAA and LYCS

wdmacaskill20 Nov 2012 22:41 UTC
34 points
20 comments13 min readLW link

Defeat­ing Mun­dane Holo­causts With Robots

lsparrish30 May 2011 22:34 UTC
34 points
28 comments2 min readLW link

Oxford Pri­ori­ti­sa­tion Pro­ject Review

[deleted]13 Oct 2017 23:07 UTC
11 points
6 comments23 min readLW link

Are long-term in­vest­ments a good way to help the fu­ture?

Dacyn30 Apr 2018 14:41 UTC
10 points
50 comments3 min readLW link

A case for strat­egy re­search: what it is and why we need more of it

Siebe20 Jun 2019 20:22 UTC
24 points
19 comments20 min readLW link

[Link]: GiveWell is aiming to have a new #1 char­ity by De­cem­ber

Normal_Anomaly29 Nov 2011 3:11 UTC
29 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

The (short) case for pre­dict­ing what Aliens value

Jim Buhler20 Jul 2023 15:25 UTC
11 points
5 comments3 min readLW link

Cause Aware­ness as a Fac­tor against Cause Neutrality

Darmani13 Aug 2018 20:00 UTC
33 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

Giv­ing Tues­day 2020

jefftk30 Nov 2020 22:30 UTC
28 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

How a billion­aire could spend their money to help the dis­ad­van­taged: 7 ideas from the top of my head

Yitz4 Dec 2020 6:09 UTC
12 points
12 comments6 min readLW link

Prob­a­bil­ity and Politics

CarlShulman24 Nov 2010 17:02 UTC
28 points
31 comments5 min readLW link

What To Do: En­vi­ron­men­tal­ism vs Friendly AI (John Baez)

XiXiDu24 Apr 2011 18:03 UTC
31 points
63 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Peo­ple are gath­er­ing 2 mil­lion USD to save a kid with a rare dis­ease. I feel weird about it. Why?

hookdump2 Apr 2021 23:00 UTC
9 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Overview of Re­think Pri­ori­ties’ work on risks from nu­clear weapons

MichaelA11 Jun 2021 20:05 UTC
12 points
0 comments3 min readLW link

An­nounc­ing the Nu­clear Risk Fore­cast­ing Tournament

MichaelA16 Jun 2021 16:16 UTC
16 points
2 comments2 min readLW link

The Bunny: An EA Short Story

JohnGreer21 Aug 2022 20:59 UTC
15 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

Five Areas I Wish EAs Gave More Focus

Prometheus27 Oct 2022 6:13 UTC
14 points
18 comments1 min readLW link

At­ten­tion on AI X-Risk Likely Hasn’t Dis­tracted from Cur­rent Harms from AI

Erich_Grunewald21 Dec 2023 17:24 UTC
25 points
2 comments17 min readLW link
(www.erichgrunewald.com)

Max­i­miz­ing Cost-effec­tive­ness via Crit­i­cal Inquiry

HoldenKarnofsky10 Nov 2011 19:25 UTC
31 points
24 comments7 min readLW link

Pre­serv­ing our her­i­tage: Build­ing a move­ment and a knowl­edge ark for cur­rent and fu­ture generations

rnk829 Nov 2023 19:20 UTC
0 points
5 comments12 min readLW link

Im­prov­ing lo­cal gov­er­nance in frag­ile states—prac­ti­cal les­sons from the field

Tim Liptrot29 Jul 2020 1:54 UTC
16 points
3 comments6 min readLW link

On Do­ing the Improbable

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Oct 2018 20:09 UTC
125 points
36 comments1 min readLW link1 review

Car­ing less

eukaryote13 Mar 2018 22:53 UTC
72 points
24 comments4 min readLW link3 reviews

Is vot­ing the­ory im­por­tant? An at­tempt to check my bias.

Jameson Quinn17 Feb 2019 23:45 UTC
42 points
14 comments6 min readLW link

Ro­bust­ness of Cost-Effec­tive­ness Es­ti­mates and Philanthropy

JonahS24 May 2013 20:28 UTC
56 points
37 comments6 min readLW link

Ben Hoff­man’s donor recommendations

Rob Bensinger21 Jun 2018 16:02 UTC
41 points
19 comments1 min readLW link
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