Forum? I'm against 'em!
Update: We have finalized our selection of mentors.
I'll be looking forward to hearing more about your work on whistleblowing! I've heard some promising takes about this direction. Strikes me as broadly good and currently neglected.
This is so well-written!
I'm cringing so hard already fr
Thanks for such a thorough response! I am also curious to hear Oscar's answer :)
When applicants requested feedback, did they do that in the application or by reaching out after receiving a rejection?
Is that lognormal distribution responsible for
the cost-effectiveness is non-linearly related to speed-up time.
If yes, what's the intuition behind this distribution? If not, why is cost-effectiveness non-linear in speed-up time?
Something I found especially troubling when applying to many EA jobs is the sense that I am p-hacking my way in. Perhaps I am never the best candidate, but the hiring process is sufficiently noisy that I can expect to be hired somewhere if I apply to enough places. This feels like I am deceiving the organizations that I believe in and misallocating the community's resources.
There might be some truth in this, but it's easy to take the idea too far. I like to remind myself:
Thanks for the references! Looking forward to reading :)
Fantastic, thanks for sharing!