Our plans for 2019

By Stefan Torges and Jonas Vollmer Summary Research: We plan to continue our research in the areas of AI-related decision theory and bargaining, fail-safe measures, and macrostrategy. Research coordination: We plan to host a research workshop focused on preventing disvalue from AI, publish an updated research agenda, and continue our support and coaching of independent […]

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Donation Recommendations 2018

These donation recommendations follow from our focus on risks of astronomical suffering (s-risks). This focus is based on the view that the long-term future is overwhelmingly important from an altruistic point of view, and the belief that there is a significant chance that artificial intelligence will fundamentally transform human civilization in the near future. It […]

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EAGxBerlin 2017 – information for participants

Program You can find the full program booklet here. Stay up-to-date It’s possible that we’ll have to make short-term changes. In order to stay up-to-date, you can check out this page or the Facebook event from time to time. Updates: (Saturday, 4 pm) Today’s official program is over soon, but we’d love to meet you […]

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EAGxBerlin 2017

Wie können wir mit unseren begrenzten Mitteln globale Probleme bestmöglich lösen? Der Effektive Altruismus ist eine Philosophie und globale Bewegung, die Kopf und Herz verbindet. Wir nutzen wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse und rationale Argumente, um herauszufinden, wie wir möglichst viel bewirken können. Auch in diesem Jahr werden ca. 300 Teilnehmende – Akademiker/innen, NGO-Mitarbeitende und Studierende – bei […]

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effektiveraltruismus.de: Neue Website zum Effektiven Altruismus

In den letzten Monaten hat die Stiftung für Effektiven Altruismus (EAS) an einer neuen Website gearbeitet, die in den Effektiven Altruismus einführt. Sie gibt allen, die neu am EA interessiert sind, durch aktualisierte Inhalte und eine bessere Struktur einen erleichterten Einstieg in die Bewegung: Beispielsweise sind die Seiten zu den Veranstaltungen und Lokalgruppen dank eines […]

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Adriano Mannino is leaving the Effective Altruism Foundation

During the last four years, Adriano Mannino helped found and grow the effective altruist movement in the German-speaking area. As a co-founder of the Effective Altruism Foundation (EAF), he was the main creative mind behind many of our activities. For those who worked with him, he is an inspiring colleague and philosopher who introduced them […]

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Warum spenden?

Michael Schmidt-Salomon stellte treffend fest: “Eine Menschheit, die das Atom spaltet und über Satelliten kommuniziert, muss die dafür erforderliche weltanschauliche Reife besitzen.” Wir sind im Begriffe, Bio-, Nano- und Computertechnologien zu entwickeln, die uns mit einer nie dagewesenen Macht ausstatten. Gleichzeitig ist unsere Ethik nach wie vor von traditionellen, oft religiös geprägten Dogmen und von steinzeitlichem […]

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