Sanjay comments on Open Thread #38 - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: Sanjay 24 August 2017 10:10:49PM 3 points [-]

I contacted the authors with some questions a few months back because their website included some apparently interesting info, but with inadequate explanation of how they had defined things, and it looked like the numbers didn't stack up (but I couldn't be sure because things weren't defined clearly enough)

They didn't reply.

Comment author: Halstead 24 August 2017 11:31:23PM 2 points [-]

i've also contacted them and they didn't reply. It's a bit unclear how they got to the rankings they did - there's not much explanation given.

Comment author: WillPearson 25 August 2017 12:35:53PM 1 point [-]

Thanks, good to know, but a bit dispiriting.