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Comment author: Telofy  (EA Profile) 04 January 2018 08:16:45AM 0 points [-]

What happened to this post? Is there another place where it is being discussed? It sounds very interesting. Thanks!

Comment author: Paul_Christiano 05 January 2018 09:58:00AM 0 points [-]

It's on my blog. I don't think the scheme works, and in general it seems any scheme introduces incentives to not look like a beneficiary. If I were to do this now, I would just run a prediction market on the total # of donations, have the match success level go from 50% to 100% over the spread, and use a small fraction of proceeds to place N buy and sell orders against the final book.

Comment author: Telofy  (EA Profile) 12 January 2018 12:07:41PM 0 points [-]

Thanks!