Luke Muehlhauser money moved

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Full list of documents in reverse chronological order (4 documents)

Title (URL linked)Publication dateAuthorPublisherAffected donorsAffected doneesDocument scopeNotes
Hi, I’m Luke Muehlhauser. AMA about Open Philanthropy’s new report on consciousness and moral patienthood2017-06-28Luke Muehlhauser Effective Altruism ForumOpen Philanthropy Project Dyrevernalliansen Albert Schweitzer Foundation for Our Contemporaries Eurogroup for Animals Reasoning supplementLuke Muehlhauser hosts an Ask Me Anything (AMA) on the Effective Altruism Forum about his recently published report https://www.openphilanthropy.org/2017-report-consciousness-and-moral-patienthood (2017-06-06). The post gets 61 comments
2017 Report on Consciousness and Moral Patienthood2017-06-06Luke Muehlhauser Open Philanthropy ProjectOpen Philanthropy Project Dyrevernalliansen Albert Schweitzer Foundation for Our Contemporaries Eurogroup for Animals Reasoning supplementThe writeup announced at https://www.openphilanthropy.org/blog/new-report-consciousness-and-moral-patienthood provides an overview of the findings of Luke Muehlhauser on moral patienthood -- a broad subject covering what creatures are the subject of moral concern. As described at https://www.openphilanthropy.org/blog/radical-empathy Open Phil identifies with radical empathy, extending concern to beings considered of moral concern, even if they are not traditionally subjects of empathy and concern. See https://www.facebook.com/groups/effective.altruists/permalink/1426329927423360/ for a discussion of the post on the Effective Altruism Facebook group, and see http://effective-altruism.com/ea/1c3/hi_im_luke_muehlhauser_ama_about_open/ for a related AMA. The writeup influenced the Open Philanthropy Project Farm Animal Welfare Officer Lewis Bollard to investigate and donate in the domain of fish welfare; see http://effective-altruism.com/ea/1c3/hi_im_luke_muehlhauser_ama_about_open/b8o for a comment clarifying this effect
A conversation with Lewis Bollard, February 23, 20172017-02-23Lewis Bollard Luke Muehlhauser Open Philanthropy ProjectOpen Philanthropy Project Review of current state of cause areaFarm animal welfare program officer Lewis Bollard speaks with Luke Muehlhauser, investigator into moral patienthood, on the history of the animal rights and welfare movements as well as recent developments
Brian Tomasik, Research Lead, Foundational Research Institute on October 6, 20162016-10-06Brian Tomasik Luke Muehlhauser Open Philanthropy ProjectOpen Philanthropy Project Reasoning supplementConversation as part of research by Muehlhauser into moral patienthood, that would culminate in the writeup https://www.openphilanthropy.org/2017-report-consciousness-and-moral-patienthood published in 2017

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (4 donations)

DonorDoneeAmount (current USD)Donation dateCause areaURLNotes
Open Philanthropy ProjectThe Wilson Center400,000.002018-07AI safetyhttps://www.openphilanthropy.org/focus/global-catastrophic-risks/potential-risks-advanced-artificial-intelligence/wilson-center-ai-policy-seminar-series Grant over two years to support a series of in-depth AI policy seminars. Named for President Woodrow Wilson, the Wilson Center is a non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue. Open Phil believes the seminar series could help raise the salience of AI policy in Washington, D.C. policymaking circles, and could help us identify and empower one or more influential thinkers in those circles, a key component of the Open Phil AI policy strategy. Announced: 2018-08-02.
Open Philanthropy ProjectUrban Institute165,833.002017-12History of philanthropyhttps://www.openphilanthropy.org/research/history-of-philanthropy/urban-institute-history-of-philanthropy-project Grant to support a series of literature reviews and case studies on the history of philanthropy. The work will be led primarily by Benjamin Soskis, a research associate at the Urban Institute, who has previously produced case studies for our history of philanthropy project. Announced: 2018-02-22.
Open Philanthropy ProjectUniversity of Pennsylvania1,300,000.002017-07Forecastinghttps://www.openphilanthropy.org/giving/grants/university-pennsylvania-philip-tetlock-making-conversations-smarter-faster Grant to support development and pre-testing of the “Making Conversations Smarter, Faster” project. The work will be led by Professors Philip Tetlock and Barbara Mellers of University of Pennsylvania, and Professor Emeritus Daniel Kahneman of Princeton University. Announced: 2017-08-25.
Brian TomasikMachine Intelligence Research Institute2,000.002015AI safety-- Thank you for a helpful conversation with outgoing director Luke Muehlhauser; information conveyed via private communication and published with permission.

Donation amounts by donee and year

Donee Donors influenced Cause area Metadata Total 2018 2017 2015
University of Pennsylvania Open Philanthropy Project (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 1,300,000.00 0.00 1,300,000.00 0.00
The Wilson Center Open Philanthropy Project (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 400,000.00 400,000.00 0.00 0.00
Urban Institute Open Philanthropy Project (filter this donor) FB Tw WP Site 165,833.00 0.00 165,833.00 0.00
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Brian Tomasik (filter this donor) AI safety FB Tw WP Site CN GS TW 2,000.00 0.00 0.00 2,000.00
Total ---- -- 1,867,833.00 400,000.00 1,465,833.00 2,000.00

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Donation amounts by donor and year for influencer Luke Muehlhauser

Donor Donees Total 2018 2017 2015
Open Philanthropy Project (filter this donee) The Wilson Center (filter this donee), University of Pennsylvania (filter this donee), Urban Institute (filter this donee) 1,865,833.00 400,000.00 1,465,833.00 0.00
Brian Tomasik (filter this donee) Machine Intelligence Research Institute (filter this donee) 2,000.00 0.00 0.00 2,000.00
Total -- 1,867,833.00 400,000.00 1,465,833.00 2,000.00

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