What is effective altruism?
How can we do the most good, given finite time and resources? Effective altruism is an attempt to answer this challenging question. This involves carefully choosing problem areas and interventions that are most likely to yield a large impact and benefit others, based on reason and evidence.
Here are some ways that you can learn more:
Doing Good Better
This book by Professor Will MacAskill is a good introduction to the principles of effective altruism and serves as a useful practical guide.
What are the most important moral problems of our time?
A TED talk by Professor Will MacAskill, one of the founders of the effective altruism movement.