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I work on researching the best ways to reduce suffering in the future, examining crucial considerations in science, politics, sociology, and philosophy that bear on this topic. You can read more on my website: Essays On Reducing Suffering.

I graduated from Swarthmore College in 2009, where I studied computer science, mathematics, statistics, and economics. I wrote a thesis on multitask feature selection and published additional papers on machine learning and international trade. From 2009-2013, I worked in the relevance division of Bing at Microsoft, improving ranking algorithms for web results through feature engineering, data mining, and architectural innovation. I built end-to-end three of Bing's production ranking models, which served over 5 billion searches on Bing and Yahoo every month.

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See also: Interview with 80,000 Hours.