Rational Feed

Rationalist:

Internal Diet Crux by Jacob Falkovich – An internal discussion between ‘lose weight Jacob’ and ‘Dad Bod is ok Jacob’.

Toward Reality TV MBAs by Robin Hanson – Lots of great business executives learned by observing other great business executives (some learned as assistants or learned from their parents). Why not record the full lives of many executives and show people annotated versions.

Nice Things by Zvi Moshowitz – Against Having Nice Things

EA:

Managing Funder Grantee Dynamics Responsibly by Open Philanthropy – An extensive writeup of how OpenPhil handles some problems of being a philanthropist: hard to get honest feedback, Tentative feedback can have more effect than intended in shaping potential grantee priorities, its easy to ‘lead people on’.

Moved And Web Traffic In 2016 by The GiveWell Blog – Detailed breakdown of how much money GiveWell moved in 2017 (~118 million), how many people viewed their sites and other stats. How the stats changed over time is also reported.

Misc:

Summary Of Reading January March 2018 by Eli Bendersky – Quick reviews of the Books Eli read in the last three months. Various topics but focused on science, computers and politics.

Author: deluks917

Software Engineer in New York City. Admin of the SlateStarcodex discord. Math PHD drop out.

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