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  1. 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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        • Hey guys have you thought about doing a problem profile on global financial stability? Existential risks of another world-wide recession?

          Hey guys have you thought about doing a problem profile on global financial stability? Existential risks of another world-wide recession?

          Love 80,0000 hours thanks for all the content!

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            The link with the text "You might also like to read about our approach to rating careers" leads to an outdated page.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

                Hello! I am a Media Business Analyst at Qwertize and I noticed that you do not have native advertising. It brings additional quality content to your website that looks completely native to the configuration. It increases digital advertising revenues by attracting more viewers to your page!

                Looking forward to hearing from you!

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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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                          • Jobs board

                            Can you put in search filters for the jobs board? If I'm only interested in South or England based health/biorisk/development roles at a certain level then it would be great to regularly get emails or check for these in the same way that many other niche recruitment advertisers offer

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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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                              • Congress can mandate labor union cert/recert elections at every private workplace

                                Biggest US neglected problem: 80% of US workforce are “price takers” not “price negotiators” — due to near total de-unionization (down to 6% in private economy).

                                Easy solution: our coming blue wave Congress needs to mandate union certification and re-certification elections at every private workplace; every one, three or five years, plurality rules on the latter.
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                                Why Not Hold Union Representation Elections on a Regular Schedule? Andrew Strom — November 1st, 2017 https://onlabor.org/why-not-hold-union-representation-elections-on-a-regular-schedule/

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                                  • Idea for the podcast:

                                    - Upload the episodes to Spotify! There are many cheap services that let you host music there e.g. Distrokid. However, it might be worth looking into how to get them to show up as 'podcasts' and not just music tracks - this sort of thing might work? https://techcrunch.com/2015/05/20/spotify-introduces-video-clips-podcasts-and-activity-based-playlists/

                                    - I think the episodes could also do well on YouTube. Sam Harris puts his up on YT and he has a fairly good following on there: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxStuUxaZxQ . I personally prefer to listen to stuff on YouTube and Spotify over Soundcloud, and I think others may feel the same way.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Admin →
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                                      • ( @Peter Hartree: Wiki spam page: http://wiki.80000hours.org/index.php/Special:Contributions/Welix8

                                        http://wiki.80000hours.org/index.php/Special:Contributions/Welix8

                                        Very low priority.

                                        Peter Hartree or another of the three wiki operators⁽¹⁾ (Ben Todd, Carl Shulman) should delete user “Welix8” and his ‘contributions‘.
                                        (1) http://wiki.80000hours.org/index.php?title=Special%3AListUsers&group=bureaucrat

                                        (Found this via http://wiki.80000hours.org/index.php/Special:AllPages, as might someone else in the future.)

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