Monthly Archives: September 2015

Book Review: Doing Good Better

Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference¬†by William MacAskill Effective altruism is a movement dedicated to applying rationality and scientific (particularly economic) thinking to charitable causes. The cynical view of classical charitable giving is that … Continue reading

Posted in Rationality

Human race 2014 Kardashev score

In 2012 I calculated the human race’s Kardashev score to be 0.7248 and in 2013 I found 0.7257. BP has now released its report on 2014 data, which can be found here (specifically page 40, “Total World”), which lists total … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Science (general), Technology