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    The link with the text "You might also like to read about our approach to rating careers" leads to an outdated page.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Career quiz: Qualify what "good at math" means

    It seems that the way people answer this question may reflect their education backgrounds, gendered /racial social conditioning etc. more than any genuine ability to learn math/science/logic. For instance, its pretty established within psychological literature that men tend to be more confident in their abilities to perform tasks than women (http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/edu/86/1/114/) and that people in general tend to be overconfident about their ability to perform tasks.

    I think it would be helpful to add a small qualifier either explaining what "good at math, science and logic" means, or providing some metric with which to gauge one's past ability…

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  11. Should language skills be a part of career capital?

    Versatile and valuable for a life time.

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  12. Career suggestion: patent attorney

    Patent attorneys are well paid (6 figure salaries possible after qualification with 5+ years' experience: http://www.insidecareers.co.uk/career-advice/patent-attorney-salaries/) and the profession is not that well known amongst STEM graduates. It's a possibility for someone who has a technical background but doesn't want to go into a strictly quantitative profession. There is good potential for earning to give.

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  13. Please modify or delete the heading that appears every time you move up when reading a blog post.

    Perhaps most people don't read like me, but I often move up to re-read something etc, and it's annoying to have that appear each time.

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  14. Get annotate-able texts!

    So you have so many inspiring things on here. People want to comment, ask questions and interact with the text. Furthermore it would be possible to open up the texts meta-level which allows more mind broadening.

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  15. Using an emerging personality system in career guidance

    There is a research team based in Portland, Oregon that has been working on a personality system for the past five years. They are known under the name Objective Personality. You should look into using some of the research from their system in career guidance. Their system has huge applications in AI, institutional decision-making, and career guidance. They have a YouTube channel called DaveSuperPowers.

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  16. ( @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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