EA Funds: An Update From CEA by CEA – Several EAs complained about the management of two of the EA funds. Seemingly in response to these complaints CEA is changing the leadership of these funds and implementing policies to prioritize the EA funds. In addition CEA explains its approach to the EA funds and why they had not been prioritizing them until now.
Spencer Greenberg: Bayesian Updating by 80,000 Hours – “In the episode we’ll explain the mathematically correct way to change your estimates over time: Bayes Rule. You take your initial odds, multiply them by a ‘Bayes Factor’ and boom – updated probabilities. Once you know the trick it’s even easy to do it in your head.”