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AMA: Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute

Do you see most of the value/impact/benefit that the Foresight Institute produces as coming from a few key outputs, or from a larger list of projects each of which only produces a fraction of your total value? If the first, what are your key outputs?

AMA: Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute

What does Eric Drexler think about the Foresight Institute? If I recall correctly, he was one of the founders?

AMA: Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute

What are some example decisions that the Foresight Institute's work has helped influence?

Introductions thread (please introduce yourself)

I'm Nuño Sempere, a researcher at the Quantified Uncertainty Research Institute, where I work on refining broadly utilitarian estimation methods. I have a blog here—where I post my research but also offer cancellation insurance or talk abou the joys of programming a browser in C—and a forecasting newsletter here. I learnt about this place through EA (effective altruism), which I've become a bit disillusioned about.

Eli Dourado AMA

For a center hosted by a university, what cut of funding does the university normally take?