EAG 2017 London: Implementing cause prioritization at OpenPhil (Ajeya Cotra)

I go through a number of tangles that have come up trying to translate cause prioritisation theory into practice at OpenPhil, some proposed patches, and remaining open questions. (Credit for most of these ideas goes to other people; I make attributions whenever I can.)

Source: Effective Altruism Global (video).

EAG 2017 London: Humanity’s impact on wild-animal suffering (Persis Eskander)

Source: Effective Altruism Global (video).

EAG 2017 London: Governance of artificial intelligence (Allan Dafoe)

AI will transform employment, wealth, power, and world order, posing tremendous opportunities and risks. Allan Dafoe will reflect on how we can prepare for and steer these transformations.

Source: Effective Altruism Global (video).

EAG 2017 London: GiveWell incubation grants (James Snowden)

This talk will focus on the work GiveWell are doing to assess interventions aimed at achieving legislative change to improve public health. GiveWell have so far made one grant in this area, to the Centre for Pesticide Suicide Prevention. James will talk about what GiveWell learned assessing this opportunity, and how the process differed from assessing more direct interventions.

Source: Effective Altruism Global (video).

EAG 2017 SF: Musings on advanced artificial intelligence (panel)

Dario Amodei, OpenAI Tasha McCauley, GeoSim Jan Leike, DeepMind Helen Toner, Open Philanthropy Project Owen Cotton-Barratt, Future of Humanity Institute.

Source: Effective Altruism Global (video).