The forecasting website Metaculus is launching the Bentham Prize, which will award, every two weeks, prizes of $300, $200, and $100 in Amazon gift cards to the first, second and third most valuable user contributions. Eligible contributions include standout public predictions, models, factorisations, comments that help improve questions, datasets, and links to relevant sources (see the the link above for further details and examples).

The first round starts on January 23rd and ends on February 7th, and will be restricted to comments within the Animal Welfare Series.

Update: See also the Li Wenliang Prize, devoted specifically to questions related to the recent coronavirus outbreak.

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First round of prizes announced. Congratulations to user haven and to our very own AABoyles and PeterHurford!