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12 Awesome Things You Should Do After EA Global

By |August 24th, 2015|

Effective altruism is littered with lowbrow articles. I thought I would contribute something a little more academic to our discourse, so I have written a listicle (sorrynotsorry) of what we can do to get the most out of the conference now that it’s over.

1. Track down the friends you made at EAG on Facebook and LinkedIn.
You […]

Should You Visit an Effective Altruism Hub?

By |July 23rd, 2015|

This a post co-written by Brenton Mayer and Peter McIntyre cross-posted from the effective altruist forum.

Peter Hurford’s recent post challenges us to find ways to engage new EAs. In this post we explore travelling to an EA hub as a means to achieve this goal, and consider whether we would advise others to undertake the […]

Welcome to Effective Altruism UNSW!

By |July 1st, 2015|

We are students who are passionate answering the question ‘how can I do the most amount of good?’ We recognise that:

We are in a unique position to do good, and it’s important that we care.

Through rational decision making, we can make a much larger difference.

We can, and do, enjoy doing it!

We hope to see you around […]

Effective charities 101: What are the best charities in Australia and how do you choose?

By |July 1st, 2015|

Cross-posted from Peter McIntyre’s blog.
Why should you care about donating to the best charity?
It’s simple: imagine it is your friends, family, or even you who is in need of help. You don’t want to choose a charity that can tell you a good story about how much it’s helping. You don’t want to choose a […]