Recommended introductory resources on effective altruism, including videos, books, podcasts and articles.
Many experts predict advanced AI to emerge this century. That would radically change society – and without careful thought, disastrously so.
You'll probably spend half your waking hours on your career. That makes it your most valuable resource for doing good.
GiveWell's extensive research provides the gold-standard for the cost-effectiveness of public health interventions.
Most past societies had norms that appear catastrophically wrong in retrospect. Are we any different?
Would such a conflict threaten the very existence of human civilization? And what can be done?
Can we really feel or fully fathom the difference between the suffering of a million people versus a billion?
How far would you go to save a life?
Enter your country, income, and household dependents, and find out if you are on the global rich list.
Should humans try harder to protect even wild creatures from predators and disease? Should we care whether they live good lives?
We can measure population, resource use, and economic output over human history. How will they look in the future?