A friend of mine, who I volunteer with, recently got a job. He decided to donate $10,000 to various organizations (I might have convinced him to donate to EA as well, but that’s still to be seen). Needless to say, I’m fortunate to hang out with truly inspirational people.
I turn (even) older today. Hence, this seems as good an occasion as any to put the last year in retrospect and think about things I could have done better. Blogging I decided last summer to start blogging about research papers outside of my field. I would often email these pieces to the authors ofContinue reading “Last year in retrospect”
EA news: I might be spending some time learning about/working on AGI-related issues for EA later this year.
I am attaching my EA donation slip for October below. I took the Effective Altruism pledge last year, in which I pledged to donate 10% of my lifetime earnings to the organization. Today is a special day for many Indians, including myself, as today is Gandhi Jayanti, Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday. Reading his autobiography was oneContinue reading “Effective Altruism- October”