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  1. Anthropology phd

    Please consider doing an evaluation of pursuing a phd in anthropology and whether its recommended or not. What impacts and prospects it has in which areas.

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  2. Add 4Ocean, The Ocean Cleanup, and Ecosia to your list of high impact companies

    Tackling the world's plastic problem should be treated as one of top priorities for the environment, our health and the whole planet. 4Ocean and The Ocean Cleanup are great companies which are both providing solutions in this area. And the environmental damage from deforestation is being addressed by Ecosia, and I believe these are all great companies to work for.

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  3. What to do when you don't have "options" in Mind?

    The career guide / quiz seem to assume a lot more clarity of options and purpose going into this than I expected. Almost like I need to be most of the way to deciding before I bother with 80000.
    I don't know what options I have, because it's a fine line between none and so many vague / weak hopes or ideas. Without clarity of my options I can't even begin to gain value from your guide/quiz.
    What will you change?

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  4. Career Review: Corporate Philanthropy

    Career Review: Corporate Philanthropy - I would love to see a write up in the career reviews section of the role of those of us in corporate philanthropy, social impact, sustainability, CSR - lots of terms of how to use corporate resources for good. Obviously it would vary across industry and company - Greenwashing Oil companies v Patagonia - but it seems like a good addition. Thanks!

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  5. Please start publishing articles to Apple News

    I would love to be able to read 80000 Hours via the Apple News app. It'd be nice to have all my consumption in one place.

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  6. Text Display

    (On chrome, 100% zoom, HD monitor) In the standard font, there is no gap between the dot and rest of the letter 'i', making it look like 'l'. This makes it much harder to quickly read through text. Zooming in for example fixes this, but why should the user have to do that?

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  7. 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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  8. Is program evaluation a high impact career path?

    I'd be interested in reading your perspective

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  9. Broken link

    In this frequently cited article, https://80000hours.org/career-guide/reports/management-consulting/, the link "WetFeet guide to Management Consulting" is broken.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Contact National Careers Service (A

    Contact national careers services (In the UK the National Career Service is the one to go for) to have 80k hours mentioned on their website, and in publications etc.
    Seems like an easy win as you would be fitting into a already used service, with a known, receptive audience.

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  14. Prayer is a highly effective way to change our world. Research here is neglected. I so wish this was an area of consideration!

    Fund highly effective prayer studies with input from people highly skilled in prayer along with scientists who are open-minded to creatively work with interfaith communities to design these studies. The impact of prayer on world problems is a needed area of study that needs funding--the most effective types of prayer especially. Your consideration is appreciated.

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  15. Timer to optimize time spent on website

    Make the message immediately tangible — show a timer indicating average time spent by a visitor and challenge the visitor to use that time optimally. "You're going to spend 60 seconds on this website - what should you read?" — focus on funneling them via low-effort questions and cues towards key articles, information, and discovering what will engage and interest them

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  17. Promote "Hypothes.is" conversations on the podcast transcripts to get an interesting dialogue going

    A good way to have an open dialogue on the concepts discussed in the podcast:

    The Hypothes.is tool and browser plugin allows you to comment and share comments directly on any page, referring to specific text on the page (and loads of cool features).

    (I've no stake in the nonprofit Hypothes.is group, I just think it's a great tool.)

    As an example I started a conversation on the Chalmers podcast transcript https://t.co/osJmCAsQig?amp=1. I tagged all my comments with "80kdiscussions" so you can look these all up here: https://hypothes.is/users/daaronr?q=tag%3A80kdiscussions

    Can you promote this to users and on Twitter? I think…

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  19. 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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  20. It's Easier Than You Think

    It's easy to solve most health problems. For instance, colloidal silver can eliminate virtually a ALL bacterial and viral diseases. Other diseases are easily solved at low cost. See the book "Extraordinary Healthcare." Visit the site RebuildHealth.com Read the blog.

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