Haikus about Effective Altruism
Explaining effective altruism using only poetic language
I am very smart and utilitarian I've got no black friends
Hear ye, Futures Fund Infinite loss at small odds Join my hacker house?
"What's more scary than smart, util-maxing agents?" asked the E.A bro
Trickle down is dead Long live deferred charity managed by my fund
Wanna save rhinos? Don't be dumb; give directly Stop Roko's b-word
This Eric bozo His tweets will bring Judgement Day Order the hit job
Bro is your belief a real conjugate prior? or just pretend math?
6 years of funding are we safe from AI now? Unsure, need more cash
rationalize this: all world leaders in a room none rationalists
A virtuous life As imagined by Jane St Phew, just a bad dream!
Reward hacking bad! Max likelihood not aligned! *uses PPO*
Pledge away your wealth But control where it goes to that’s tax advantaged!
On the precipice We stand to lose everything Hurry, donate now
It’s only scary if Zuck gets AGI first Ours will be nice though
"help in the best way ... no x-risk can be ignored" a slippery slope!
For rich atheists X-Risk is Pascal's Wager think of the unborn!
we ought to slow down the pace of AI progress I'll still train nets though
You ever meet a Bayesian epistemic lacking confidence?
I count my wrong bets as often as my right bets said no one ever
No foom evidence but this time it's different and I'm Bayesian
Anonymous contributor “H” sent me some additional ones, which I have re-posted below with their permission.
It’s not the alt right call it rationality no, don’t cancel me
It’s Bad Take Tuesday draft up a post to LessWrong ~ intellectual ~
what are you doing? 80000 hours left to work at Jane Street
save the world, said the white men, and the asian girls who want to fuck them
i think more than you have you heard of tools for thought I’m even less wrong
i donate to the malaria foundation and givewell, pls clap
fuck climate change, dude there’s AGI to be built nothing else matters
man in the future is worth more than you update your priors
i'm earning to give i'm tweeting about giving i'm better than you
look at my receipts on my twitter and my blog I inspire giving
what is racism? i dont have any priors Bayes will save us all
From anonymous contributor JM (reproduced with their permission)
Buy mosquito nets Or forestall bad AGI Please take my billions
NO DONT WRITE IT DOWN That’s an info hazard Oh, my wife left me
EA leadership! Push the red alarm button! It just explained jokes!
Gave effectively All my fiat to the cause Please spare some change, sir?