How to Do the Most Good

The Ezra Klein Show | 5 October 2021 | 1h 28m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Holden Karnofsky. Discusses the evolution of his thinking about how to be most effective with charitable giving, and his role in establishing GiveWell and Open Philanthropy. Covers ground from climate change to animal welfare to evaluating charities to artificial intelligence to the hard limits of economic growth to trying to view the world as if you were a billion years old.

Posted on by

Holden Karnofsky on The Most Important Century

80,000 Hours Podcast with Rob Wiblin | 19 August 2021 | 2h 19m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Holden Karnofsky about his article series The Most Important Century. Discusses the case that we live in an incredibly important time; how achievable-seeming technology could lead to unprecedented productivity, control of the environment, and more; how economic growth is faster than it can be for all that much longer; forecasting transformative AI; and the implications of living in the most important century.

Posted on by