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  1. Page display issue

    On the completion page of your newsletter signup, your download link buttons display with 0 margin (Chrome v50), so they are right on top of each other. My guess, based on the styling of the bottom button, is that they originally displayed side by side (the mobi download links has an element style with a left-margin attached to it, which is causing it to display out of alignment with the button above it).

    Suggested Fix:
    CSS
    .btn-primary {margin-bottom: 1em;}

    and remove the left-margin inline style for the mobi download button.

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    • Jobs for life science majors

      Hey nice site. I've been following you for a while, and your content seems well researched and different from the "standard" career advice I normally see. The startup pages are interesting, though I have a feeling the focus tends to be on the tech industry. Can you do a page in biotech startups, or working on the biotech industry in general? There is a page on biomedical research, but biotech is kind of broader in its applications, and there are lots of things you could do besides research. I am doing a degree in molecular biology, and intending to enter…

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      • Add hotjar to your web analytics stack

        Hi guys and thank you for existing.

        If you have not already done this i think you, in order to improve the 80000 hours website, should get hotjar in there and do the hotjar action plan.

        You get

        RECORDINGS
        CONVERSION FUNNELS
        FORM ANALYSIS
        FEEDBACK POLLS
        INCOMING FEEDBACK
        SURVEYS
        RECRUIT USER TESTERS

        /Kim - not affiliated with hotjar

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        • Broken link

          In https://80000hours.org/problem-profiles/positively-shaping-artificial-intelligence/ first links above the box "Why work on this problem?" go to .local instead of .org

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          • hey did you do career review thing or something on Postdoctoral Fellowship or Fellowship programs

            I am wondering if there is comprehensive guide or something on Postdoctoral Fellowship or Fellowship program. I hope, many of us would appreciate if you guys do something like career review on Postdoctoral Fellowship or Fellowships. Thank

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            • Meaning/helping people

              A very interesting read: "I could do anything, if I only knew what it was" by Barbara Sher.
              In relation to step 1, meaning and helping others, this book gives a perspective that helped me letting go of beliefs about 'passion' and the idea of being selfish when pursuing things for myself and not 'for helping others'.

              "You have to forget whatever you were taught about 'meaningful work' and start noticing whatever has meaning to you. [...] The very first step to finding work that fits you is to understand the connection between doing what you love and doing something…

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                • Broken link

                  In article https://80000hours.org/career-guide/how-to-be-successful/ link in part 12, sentence "We also have a big list of techniques for making rational career decisions." is broken.

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                  • Fix footnote in Climate change (extreme risks)

                    Footnote 3 in Climate change (extreme risks) (https://80000hours.org/problem-profiles/climate-change/) is not used in the document.

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                    • Wrong link in book

                      The link to the full review of Product Manager in the mini review in the .mobi form of the book points to Data Science.

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                      • Career counselor resources

                        Provide training programs for career counselors who want to learn about how to give advice through an EA lens. And, recommend a few career counselors that members of the community can go to, to get sit down, one-on-one counseling sessions.

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                        • broken link

                          Found a broken link on this page: https://80000hours.org/career-reviews/tech-entrepreneurship/

                          The link with the text "You might also like to read about our approach to rating careers" leads to an outdated page.

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                          • Twitter links on pages don't have pre-written text!

                            Every time I try to share your article through twitter (by clicking the tweet link above the article), I get a popup ready to post to twitter with the link to your article, BUT THERE IS NO PRE-WRITTEN TEXT (like a copy of the article title).

                            I know it's not much work to copy/paste the article title, or to write my own text, but I suspect there are many people who want to share your post on Twitter but are too lazy to write in something.

                            I think you're missing out on some re-tweets ;)

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                            • serious diversity problem

                              Your founders, core team, and advisors are all white-looking men. The women are all apparently relegated to support positions and are also mostly white-looking. How can you possibly know anything about doing good in the world if you have such a serious problem with your own in-house diversity issues? There are gzillions of wonderful folks from less-represented groups doing great philanthropy and development work!!!! You should have figured that one out a LONG time ago!!!

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                              • Collaboration with and/or research checking of Paul Hawken's Drawdown book

                                Paul Hawken's suggestions of how to effectively move into the 22nd century are intriguing, and I would love to know how a crosscheck of his assumptions and research prove or disprove his conclusions.

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                                • Add a simple way to point out errata & typos in posts (+ errata for the Julia Galef podcast transcript)

                                  (Solution might be the same as https://80000hourshelp.uservoice.com/forums/220029-feedback-forum/suggestions/6940000-get-annotate-able-texts )
                                  This might improve quality, as only a few people who notice problems make their way here, and neither this feedback & ideas page nor the Disqus comments section seem the right place for a typo thread.

                                  For now, here are my nitpicks for the Julia Galef podcast transcript -- https://80000hours.org/2017/09/is-it-time-for-a-new-scientific-revolution-julia-galef-on-how-to-make-humans-smarter/ -- not so much because I'm a stickler for accuracy but because some of them seem like they could impede understanding:

                                  Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction by Phillip Tetlock.
                                  Phillip > Philip

                                  Julia is a writer and speaking focused on…

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                                  • Account for Introverts/Extroverts

                                    As somebody in their fifties who has never found fulfilling work, the core problem was that the things i trained for did not account for the fact I am very introverted and cannot work happily with other people. The pressure (and hence my training) was directed at helping others to the exclusion of my own core personality and this caused me health issues and massive stress and has left me as a long term unemployed person in poverty, which I am sure isn't anybody's dream! Also please be aware that there are many bars to succeeding if your pursuit counters…

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                                      • Career reviews index broken

                                        The career reviews index page (https://80000hours.org/career-reviews/) is broken in Chrome on Android decives. The career titles overlap with each other. As a result, the titles are unreadable and some cannot be clicked on.

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                                        • Contact effective idea-explaining channels in Youtube

                                          Contact idea explaining Youtube channels like Vox, big think, VSauce or any that explains stuff to their audience and that align with your views to explain your organization and your research to them to convince them to explain those things to their audiences in their characteristic ways

                                          Basically reach out for groups or persons that have larger influences to try to believe in your views and spreads those ideas further, either online or in person (although it's arguably easier online)

                                          Or try to get their followers interested and make them ask for that content from the content creators
                                          Or even…

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