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Executive summary: A post advertising free or discounted services and resources aimed at effective altruists, as well as organizations in the EA community that urgently need funding.
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Executive summary: The post introduces Meta Effective Altruism Regional Organizations (MEAROs), which support EA within geographical regions, and argues they are currently underutilized despite significant potential for impact.
Executive summary: The author proposes a framework for calculating punitive damages to incentivize AI developers to mitigate risks from advanced AI systems. Technical AI safety researchers can help implement this by analyzing potential catastrophic scenarios and estimating key parameters.
Executive summary: Technological innovations that decrease the fixed and marginal costs of producing information tend to decrease optimal copyright strength, but also increase substitutability between original and copied works, with ambiguous net effects. Modern internet text likely warrants shorter copyright than physical books.
Executive summary: Charter cities are semi-autonomous urban areas designed from scratch with new rules and institutions modeled on successful developed countries. They aim to boost economic growth and could inspire wider reforms.
Executive summary: StakeOut.AI is a new nonprofit aiming to advocate for AI safety and regulation through grassroots mobilization and telling "truths" the AI industry wants to suppress.
Executive summary: This post reflects on the 2023 iteration of the PIBBSS Summer Fellowship, a 3-month program pairing PhD/postdoc fellows with mentors to collaborate on AI safety research, summarizing key aspects of the program and sharing learnings.
Executive summary: Open Philanthropy is interested in funding additional social science research to help guide their grantmaking decisions in areas like health, migration, and economic growth. They list specific questions where more evidence would be useful.
Executive summary: The post discusses how fiscal sponsorship and operations support can help new nonprofit organizations, especially in the EA community, quickly establish infrastructure and gain access to expertise.
Executive summary: The post provides resources and strategies for animal advocates to practice self-care and avoid compassion fatigue.