Upcoming events and community happenings
Welcome to the monthly EA Chicago newsletter 👋
Check this space for upcoming events and a debrief of the best EA Chicago content from across the web.
Be sure to stay in touch during the month via our (new!) Eventbrite page and Slack workspace.
Dec 1st, 6:30pm — EAChi Presents: Curt Bowen (Semilla Nueva)
Curt founded Semilla Nueva, which fights malnutrition with better corn
Dec 14th — presentation by Chris Blattman on Why We Fight
Check out Chris’s interview on the 80K Podcast
Event details coming soon!
Best of the Web
Rethink Priorities on their impressive list of 2022 hires (including erstwhile Chicagoan James Hu 🎉)
Also, a new post from Rethink’s moral weight project (that Marcus mentioned during last month’s presentation): Why Neuron Counts Shouldn't Be Used as Proxies for Moral Weight
Nicole Janeway Bills has a new EA Software Engineering newsletter
Previous EA Chicago speaker Magnus Vinding on Some pitfalls of utilitarianism
Community support given FTX situation from Julia Wise
Finally, there’s still time to complete the 2022 EA Survey (should take <= 10 minutes). Thanks!
(Please contact the organizers if you have something you’d like featured here next month!)
We look forward to seeing you in person or online in December!