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Andreas Shepard
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Attended Amherst College
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"GiveDirectly allows you to send money directly to the poor. We locate impoverished households in Kenya and then transfer donations electronically to their mobile phones. Our goal is simple: to provide the most efficient, transparent, and respectful way to give."

Certainly innovative. Major bonus points for giving "Evidence" its own tab on the front page of their website.
Here is Tyler summarizing the principles of charitable giving: 1. Cash is often the best form of aid. 2. Give to those who are not expecting it, and, 3. Don’t require the recipients to do anything cos...
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Saumitra Thakur +1's his own posts. I am publicly declaring this a faux pas.
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I stopped doing it, and I will say I miss it.
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And so it begins
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This guy is pretty optimistic on how far-reaching the impact of google+ could be.
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neat.
TED Talks Plenty of robots can fly -- but none can fly like a real bird. That is, until Markus Fischer and his team at Festo built SmartBird, a large, lightweight robot, modeled on a seagull, that fli...
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First hangout ever. Saumitra rickrolls me. God Dammit
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  • Amherst College
    Economics, 2011
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  • Bain & Company
    Associate Consultant, present
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Affirmative Action For White People
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I've talked quite a bit about this deep-seated sense that the wealth gap materialized out of …

Harry Potter By the Numbers
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With the final movie installment only hours away, we break down some of the most interesting numbers associated with the epic franchise....