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The Turing Test

I'm happy to announce that the first episodes of Harvard Effective Altruism's podcast, the Turing Test , are already online. The first four episodes feature Larry Summers on his career, economics and EA Irene Pepperberg on animal cognition and ethics Josh Greene on moral cognition and EA Adam Marblestone on... Read More
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EA Week at Harvard

Hi EAs,   Harvard College EA is going to organize an "EA week"  from April 12 to 17. Currently, we are planning on doing the following events: Peter Singer talk promoting his new book on EA, hopefully with free EA-style t-shirts to for attendees. Daron Acemoglu talk on institutions and... Read More
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How much attention does climate change warrant? A Conversation with Climate Scientist and Energy Technology and Public Policy Expert David Keith

This interview was originally posted on the Harvard College Effective Altruism blog. It was conducted by Melody Guan and Yifan Wu. Keith apparently has a very non-EA perspective, but I think there are some interesting insights nonetheless. How much attention does climate change warrant? A Conversation with Climate Scientist and... Read More
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Interview with Nir Eyal on Population-Level Bioethics and Non-Utilitarian Effective Altruism

This interview was done by Melody Guan and Yifan Wu from Harvard College Effective Altruism . It was originally posted on our blog, and I thought it was worth cross-posting on this forum. Nir Eyal is Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine in the Center for Bioethics at... Read More