I'm an undergrad studying CS, applied math and economics at IIIT Delhi, India. Please don't hesitate to PM me! You can also reach me at psoni1019 at gmail dot com
Do you have a preference on whether to contact you or contact JP Addison (the programmer of the EA Forum) for technical bugs?
What is the minimum threshold of expected attendees required for GWWC/OFTW to be interested in collaborating?
What, if anything, changes in this mechanism/strategy post-COVID?
I was looking for books on rationality. My top 4 shortlist was:
I ended up going with Rationality: From AI to Zombies.
Hey I know this post is very old. But in case someone stumbles across this post, the best presentation for introducing EA in my opinion is:
Yep, that's what comes to my mind atleast :P
Task Y candidate: Writing (from scratch) and editing Wikipedia articles.
Apparently existential risk does not have its own Wikipedia article.
Some related concepts like human extinction, global catastrophic risks, existential risk from AGI, biotechnology risk do have their own Wikipedia articles. On closer inspection, hyperlinks for "existential risk" on Wikipedia redirect to the global catastrophic risk Wiki page. A lot of Wiki articles have started using the term "existential risk". Should there be a seperate article for existential risk?
Another awesome (and low-effort for organizers) way to socialise is the EA Fellowship Weekend (which probably didn't exist when Kuhan wrote this post).
BTW Jessica, the $75K figure from Kahneman's paper that you mentioned is from 2010. After adjusting for inflation, that's ~$90K in 2021 dollars (exact number depends on the inflation calculator you used).