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Project Ideas in Biosecurity for EAs

Thanks for this write-up. Concerning this point:

Quantitative investigation of tech capabilities required for broad environmental nucleic acid surveillance to be useful

This article provides a good introduction to current challenges within genomic pathogen surveillance: Ten recommendations for supporting open pathogen genomic analysis in public health

The German Effective Altruism Network - recap 2020

Hi, happy to read about where you stand and where you want to go with NEAD. 

FYI, the link in this sentence seems broken: "currently offering self-hosted alternatives to Slack, Google, and Zoom, one reason for this being our concern with risks from data privacy neglect. " 

If you value future people, why do you consider near term effects?

Hi!


I think you mean to say: "every way a higher growth rate would be good is also an equally plausibly reason it would be bad"


Instead you wrote:


"Evidential symmetry here would be something like: every way a higher growth rate would be good is also an equally plausibly reason it would be good eg. increased emissions are equally likely to be good as they are to be bad.) "