See also this FAQ.

Effective Altruism

Effective altruism is a philosophy and social movement which applies evidence and reason to determining the most effective ways to improve the world.

Donations and organizations

In 2015 I have financially supported the following organizations:

In 2016 I have financially supported the following organizations:

GiveWell is my chosen charity at Amazon Smile.

Additionally, I endorse the following organizations:

For other effective charities to support please see Top Charities at GiveWell.

Volunteer Computing

Volunteer computing is a type of distributed computing in which computer owners donate their computing resources (such as processing power and storage) to one or more projects. Please the see the Volunteer Computing Page.

Reducing meat and dairy consumption

Eating less meat and dairy is an easy and effective way to help society. The Reducetarian website is a good place to start.

The Reducetarian Foundation develops unique education and research programs to reduce the amount of meat that our society consumes, thereby improving human health, protecting the environment, and saving farm animals.