Apr 2017 · 8 min read
Lewis Bollard describes how a small group of campaigners convinced over 200 US companies to stop keeping chickens in battery cages.
David Althaus and Lukas Gloor
Sep 2016 · 12 min read
David Althaus and Lukas Gloor discuss risks of astronomical suffering and how to mitigate them
Aug 2013 · 13 min read
What would change if we had advanced artificial intelligence?
Nov 2017 · 15 min read
Why you might, and might not, want to work on improving animal welfare.
May 2013 · 18 min read
Caring about the future doesn't mean that we should focus only on narrow interventions.
Nov 2017 · 19 min read
Reasons to care about the long-term future, and reasons not to.
Feb 2016 · 19 min read
To do good well, we need to work with others. But how can we coordinate effectively?
Feb 2017 · 22 min read
80,000 Hours compare problems in terms of scale, neglectedness, solvability, and personal fit.
Aug 2016 · 23 min read
Argues that we should pursue interventions which have not been conclusively proved, but that we should go on collecting evidence beyond that point.
Aug 2017 · 24 min read
What can we do about threats from biotechnology?
Aug 2017 · 25 min read
What we might do to maximise the effective altruism community’s impact.
Apr 2016 · 28 min read
Holden Karnofsky argues that high-risk projects might be the best bets.
May 2015 · 31 min read
How valuable is movement growth? And what is the best sort of growth?
May 2016 · 34 min read
Holden Karnofsky explains why the Open Philanthropy Project devotes unusually large resources to risks from advanced artifical intelligence.
Jul 2014 · 35 min read
Nick Bostrom explores what "crucial considerations" mean for effective altruism.
Jun 2017 · 42 min read
Miles Brundage gives a detailed account of how to best get involved in AI policy and strategy for 80,000 Hours.