NB: we have never courted the media. The only publicity we have done is Greg posting the initial “white paper” to the EA Forum, and sharing it to a couple of EA Facebook groups.

21 Jun 2018 – Matt’s Thoughts In Between: EA Hotel: you can check in, but you can never pay

An interesting take – basic income, and a tech-enabled post-scarcity/post-employment society are things that have interested (EA Hotel Founder) Greg for a while.

20 Aug 2018 – Slate Star Codex: Practically-A-Book Review: EA Hotel

6 Sep 2018 – The Economist: “Effective altruists” aim to change the world from a Blackpool hotel

(For the record re “noisy fuckers”: it was a one-off party at the weekend. Generally the hotel is surprisingly quiet for so many people.)

15 Sep 2018 – The Times: Hotel with free B&B (for guests who save humanity)

(For the record:
– “solve cancer”, “eradicate malaria”, and “use gravitational waves to renew cells such that ageing becomes a thing of history” were on a flipboard sheet left over from a retreat, which was from a blue-skies anything-goes brainstorm, definitely not for public consumption, and not a to-do list for the hotel!
– Most of the rooms are doubles
– The purchase price of the hotel was £130,000, not £100,000.)

Full list of documents related to the EA Hotel (thanks to Vipul Naik)

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