List of relevant organizations working on biosecurity and mitigating global catastrophic biological risks.
This is a list of scholarships we came across when we were applying for master’s degrees at Oxford and needed funding to cover the tuition fees.
Far-UVC has great promise, but a lot of work still needs to be done. The main reason far-UVC is so promising is that widespread installation could passively suppress future pandemics before we even learn that an outbreak has occurred.
I love seeing cool visualizations (maps) of interesting intellectual fields. I’m also a big fan of making lists! Accordingly, I compiled a bunch of maps of fields that I thought were interesting.
Today I learned that you can make an adult frog’s entire leg grow back after cutting it off. I was pretty surprised that the science of limb regeneration has come this far.
Here are my key takeaways of what you should do to live a long & healthy life according to the book
The idea of creating a billionaire impact list has been floating around for years. Here is another feature that could be added to such a list.
A collection of resources on meditation practice that I have found especially useful.
Until I was ~16, I used to believe that there was no altruism and that everything anybody does is always for purely egoistical reasons.
I think of recognizing heavy-tailed distributions in many places as one of the key insights of the effective altruism mindset.
What if I could create a guided loving-kindness meditation (LKM), some form of metta, which helps people to care?
Instead of beginning with yourself, you first picture someone with whom you have a really uncomplicated and positive relationship.
I spent 4 days doing a meditation retreat at home. I chose to use an on-demand video series from Insight Meditation Society.