Contract work related to format Code for Vipul Naik

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Task payments due for tasks related to format Code by type and year

Task typeTotal in year 2018Total in year 2017Total in year 2016Total in year 2015Total across years
Coding 2,723.00 3,142.00 835.00 0.00 6,700.00
Preliminary research 0.00 650.00 1,175.00 0.00 1,825.00
Data entry 712.52 150.00 0.00 0.00 862.52
Total 3,435.52 3,942.00 2,010.00 0.00 9,387.52

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Format impact: Wikipedia

Item Value
Total pageviews of Wikipedia pages created as contract work 0.00
Total pageviews of Wikipedia pages created or edited (not necessarily significantly) as contract work 0.00
Cost per thousand views of pages created (including only explicit costs for page creation) 0.00
Cost per thousand views of pages created (including all task pay) 0.00
Cost per thousand views of pages created or edited (including only explicit costs for page creation and editing) 0.00
Cost per thousand views of pages created or edited (including pay for everything) 0.00

Task payments due for tasks related to format Code by type and month

MonthCodingPreliminary researchData entryTotal across task types
2018-1050.000.0082.57132.57
2018-090.000.00107.95107.95
2018-08215.000.009.00224.00
2018-07554.000.0017.00571.00
2018-0655.000.00396.00451.00
2018-05114.000.00100.00214.00
2018-04320.000.000.00320.00
2018-03390.000.000.00390.00
2018-02350.000.000.00350.00
2018-01675.000.000.00675.00
2017-121,362.000.000.001,362.00
2017-1140.00350.00150.00540.00
2017-10835.000.000.00835.00
2017-09200.000.000.00200.00
2017-08325.000.000.00325.00
2017-07340.000.000.00340.00
2017-0640.000.000.0040.00
2017-030.00300.000.00300.00
2016-120.00170.000.00170.00
2016-11335.0080.000.00415.00
2016-10230.00925.000.001,155.00
2016-09150.000.000.00150.00
2016-0840.000.000.0040.00
2016-0180.000.000.0080.00
Total across months6,700.001,825.00862.529,387.52

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Full list of tasks in reverse chronological order (51 tasks)

WorkerTask venueTask typeTask receptacleCompletion datePayerPaymentTopicTime spent (hours:minutes)Effective pay per hourNotes
Issa RiceContract work for Vipul NaikCodingContract work for Vipul Naik2018-10-24Vipul Naik50.00Graphical presentation1:5925.21The availability of graphs was extended to a number of other pages on the contract work website. Pay was set at max{$8.50 * number of hours, $50}. Since the work was completed in less than 2 hours, payment of $50 was selected. GitHub issue https://github.com/vipulnaik/contractwork/issues/17 and pull request https://github.com/vipulnaik/contractwork/pull/18
Issa RiceDonations list websiteData entryDonations list website2018-10-22Vipul Naik66.44Philanthropy7:498.50Most of the focus was on adding metadata for a number of donees. Work was done between 2018-10-05 and 2018-10-22
Issa RiceOrg WatchData entryOrg Watch2018-10-17Vipul Naik16.13Organizational structures and dynamics2:097.50Work done primarily between 2018-10-06 and 2018-10-17
Issa RiceDonations list websiteData entryDonations list website2018-09-21Vipul Naik39.10Philanthropy4:368.50Work on MIRI top donors updates and BERI grants. Work done between 2018-09-01 and 2018-09-21. See https://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/commits/master/sql?author=riceissa and check the September 2018 commits for more information
Issa RiceOrg WatchData entryOrg Watch2018-09-19Vipul Naik68.85Organizational structures and dynamics9:117.50Work done primarily between 2018-09-13 and 2018-09-19 adding data for The Good Food Institute and Effective Altruism Foundation and making other minor edits; see https://github.com/riceissa/aiwatch/commits and check the September 2018 commits for more.
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2018-08-30Vipul Naik215.00Philanthropy25:188.50Work on a bunch of issues related to importing grants databases for different donors into the donations list website. See comments made in August 2018 on http://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/issues for more information. Dates of work ranged from August 5 to August 30
Issa RiceComputing data projectData entryComputing data project2018-08-27Vipul Naik9.00Computer science1:127.50Addition of some more provider data (Amazon Lightsail) and other related work. Work done on August 27
Issa RiceOrg WatchData entryOrg Watch2018-07-31Vipul Naik17.00Organizational structures and dynamics2:177.45A little bit of work adding more data for some already added orgs. Work begun end of July and continued in August; this payment is for the part of work till the end of July
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2018-07-31Vipul Naik146.00Philanthropy17:118.50Work on a bunch of issues related to importing grants databases for different donors into the donations list website. See comments made in July 2018 on http://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/issues for more information.
Issa RiceComputing data projectCodingComputing data project2018-07-29Vipul Naik408.00Computer science41:539.74Basic setup and initial data entry to do comparison across different cloud providers for compute, storage, and network. Payment for work done throughout the month. Check https://github.com/riceissa/computing-data-project/commits for the dates that work was done
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2018-06-30Vipul Naik55.00Philanthropy6:278.53Work on a bunch of issues related to importing grants databases for different donors into the donations list website. See comments made in June 2018 on http://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/issues for more information.
Issa RiceOrg WatchData entryOrg Watch2018-06-30Vipul Naik396.00Organizational structures and dynamics52:487.50Work on a new site: Org Watch https://orgwatch.issarice.com/ building on the same code and data format used for AI Watch https://aiwatch.issarice.com/ The idea of the new site is to expand coverage to organizations and positions outside AI safety. Work at a pay rate of $60 per 8-hour day, or $7.50/hour
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2018-05-31Vipul Naik78.00Philanthropy9:088.54Work on a bunch of issues related to importing grants databases for different donors into the donations list website. See comments made in May 2018 on http://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/issues for more information.
Issa RiceAI WatchData entryAI Watch2018-05-29Vipul Naik100.00Organizational structures and dynamics16:006.252 days (total 16 hours: May 28 and May 29) of work to add more data and summarization tools for people at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute: https://aiwatch.issarice.com/?organization=Machine+Intelligence+Research+Institute
Issa RiceDevec/Demography data portalCodingDevec/Demography data portal2018-05-28Vipul Naik36.00Global development3:439.69Helping Vipul set up devec hosting, and some bugfixes and improvements in the process. See https://github.com/riceissa/devec-demography-data-portal/commits for more details
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2018-04-30Vipul Naik250.00Philanthropy29:438.41Work on a bunch of issues related to importing grants databases for different donors into the donations list website. See comments made in April 2018 on http://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/issues for more information.
Issa RiceWikipedia ViewsCodingWikipedia Clickstream2018-04-25Vipul Naik70.00Wikipedia7:548.86Work done on April 21 and April 25, 2018. The work built on previous work with the clickstream dataset to streamline the monthly update process, now that the Wikimedia Foundation is publishing the datasets every month. See https://github.com/vipulnaik/wikipediaviews/issues/21 for the issue specifics
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2018-03-31Vipul Naik70.00Philanthropy8:128.54Work on a bunch of issues related to importing grants databases for different donors into the donations list website. See comments made in March 2018 on http://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/issues for more information.
Issa RiceTimelines wikiCodingTimelines wiki hosting and maintenance and feature enhancement2018-03-20Vipul Naik320.00Timeline contenthis includes hosting and maintenance costs of $20/month (total $240), plus payment for additional work, such as automating the main page table and making sure it is updated: https://github.com/riceissa/timelines-wiki-main-page-table
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2018-02-28Vipul Naik350.00Philanthropy41:008.54Work on a bunch of issues related to importing grants databases for different donors into the donations list website. See comments made in February 2018 on http://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/issues for more information.
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2018-01-31Vipul Naik675.00Philanthropy79:208.51Work on a bunch of issues related to importing grants databases for different donors into the donations list website. See comments made in January 2018 on http://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/issues for more information.
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2017-12-30Vipul Naik260.00Philanthropy30:188.58Work on a bunch of issues related to importing grants databases for different donors into the donations list website. See comments made in December 2017 on http://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/issues for more information.
Issa RiceDevec/Demography data portalCodingDevec/Demography Data Portal2017-12-14Vipul Naik165.00Global development17:449.30Work on setting up the interface of the Devec/Demography data portal, from 2017-12-08 to 2017-12-14. Launch of the portal is pending review by Vipul
Issa RiceComputing data projectCodingComputing data project2017-12-09Vipul Naik250.00Computer science29:238.51Basic data entry and setup for a project to track computing prices over time. The project was paused for a while without producing a complete launchable product or website. Work was from 2017-11-18 to 2017-12-09
Issa RiceDevec/Demography data portalCodingDevec/Demography Data Portal2017-12-07Vipul Naik475.00Global development52:289.05Continued work on data porting to SQL; this extends the previously mentioned work ending 2017-10-30 of importing datasets and cleaning them up. This entry counts the part of the work after 2017-10-30 and till 2017-12-07
Issa RiceNoneCodingBackups2017-12-03Vipul Naik212.00Wikipedia/BackupPayment for maintaining the process that does daily backups of Wikipedia content, at $4/week for 53 weeks
Issa RiceDevec/Demography data portalCodingDevec/Demography Data Portal2017-11-17Vipul Naik40.00Global development4:478.36SQL query optimization work on 2017-11-16 and 2017-11-17 related to the Devec/Demography data portal
Issa RiceDevec subwikiPreliminary researchDevec subwiki2017-11-16Vipul Naik350.00Global development121:292.88Continuation of preliminary reading in development economics work; this covers the batch of reading from 2017-10-07 to 2017-11-16. A previous payment was added for work from 2017-09-06 to 2017-10-06
Issa RiceAI WatchData entryAI Watch2017-11-07Vipul Naik150.00AI safety23:516.29Phase 1 of work on AI Watch, a site to better track the people and organizations working on AI safety. As of the time of finalizing pay, 309 people were entered. In addition to data entry, Issa also designed the database schema and wrote code to render data from the database in tables
Issa RiceDevec/Demography data portalCodingDevec/Demography Data Portal2017-10-30Vipul Naik700.00Global development71:489.75Code written for data processing and cleaning related to five datasets: https://github.com/riceissa/maddison-project-data (Maddison Project), https://github.com/riceissa/penn-world-table-data (Penn World Table), https://github.com/riceissa/world-development-indicators (World Development Indicators), https://github.com/riceissa/total-economy-database (Total Economy Database), https://github.com/riceissa/fred-processing (FRED)
Issa RiceContract work for Vipul NaikCodingContract work for Vipul Naik2017-10-07Vipul Naik135.00Graphical presentation8:4915.31Code written to generate graphs of incremental and cumulative payments by various drilldowns plotted at yearly and monthly granularity. See pull requests https://github.com/vipulnaik/contractwork/pull/10 https://github.com/vipulnaik/contractwork/pull/11 https://github.com/vipulnaik/contractwork/pull/12 or look at the commits made in https://github.com/riceissa/contractwork/tree/misc-2017-10 (a fork where the commits were made)
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2017-09-30Vipul Naik200.00Philanthropy/tabular presentationSee commits from September 28 to September 30 by Issa Rice, specifically https://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/commits?author=riceissa&since=2017-09-28T07:00:00Z&until=2017-10-01T07:00:00Z for the full list. This included incorporating data from the Effective Altruism Survey (separate repository https://github.com/riceissa/ea-survey-donations with 12 commits) and Effective Altruism Grants (separate repository https://github.com/riceissa/ea-grants-processing/commits?author=riceissa&since=2017-09-01T07:00:00Z&until=2017-10-01T07:00:00Z with 6 commits)
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonations list website2017-08-12Vipul Naik325.00Philanthropy/tabular presentationSee commits by riceissa from 2017-08-04 to 2017-08-12. Work was for 6.5 working days, spanning 8.5 calendar days
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingDonee deduplication, donor similarity, notes column expansion2017-07-22Vipul Naik300.00Graphs and data cleaningSee the branches https://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/tree/donee-deduplication https://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/tree/donor-similarity and https://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/tree/notes-col-expansion for the relevant commits. Some commits done directly in master. Worked for about 5.5 working days (starting July 15, 2017)
Issa RiceWikipedia ViewsCodingGraph legend2017-07-07Vipul Naik40.00GraphsUpdate to graph.py utility at https://github.com/vipulnaik/wikipediaviews/blob/master/python/graph.py to show legends optionally at the bottom of graphs. Also incorporated by Vipul Naik in the code in two other repositories: https://github.com/vipulnaik/bart/blob/master/python/graph.py and https://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/blob/master/python/graph.py -- see also https://github.com/vipulnaik/wikipediaviews/pull/19 for a bug fix to the push
Issa RiceDonations list websiteCodingComma sorting2017-06-18Vipul Naik40.00DonationsFixed sorting tool we use in JavaScript so that it can sort tables while also using comma separation for greater ease of reading numbers. The commits were all made in https://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/tree/comma-sort and https://github.com/vipulnaik/donations/commit/f7f99b4f0db39d3147d72a5a7f8f30f856fa4e9f was the last commit
Issa RiceNonePreliminary researchUnderstanding different editing patterns on Wikipedia2017-03-11Vipul Naik100.00WikipediaAdded functionality to wikidossier to compare multiple users and do multiple namespaces for a single user. The interface is not yet public. However, you can visit https://github.com/riceissa/wikidossier for the underlying code. The last commit covered by this pay is https://github.com/riceissa/wikidossier/commit/ae343d95b27bb0cb65fcf886f96591cabd6d25ca (2017-03-11)
Issa RiceNonePreliminary researchUnderstanding different editing patterns on Wikipedia2017-03-03Vipul Naik200.00WikipediaResearch produced profiles of different kinds of Wikipedia editors, and an interface to generate a report on the trajectory of Wikipedia editor. The interface is not yet public. However, you can visit https://github.com/riceissa/wikidossier for the underlying code
Issa RicewikiHowPreliminary researchOptimize Your Amazon S3 Costs2016-12-03Vipul Naik170.00Amazon Web ServicesInvestigated comparison of different cost plans by Amazon and when each one is optimal
Issa RiceNoneCodingBackups2016-11-28Vipul Naik100.00Wikipedia/BackupSetup for periodic backup of all important Wikipedia content for easy recoverability
Issa RiceWikipedia ViewsCodingHelp pages2016-11-21Vipul Naik25.00Wikipedia ViewsList of help pages in all language Wikipedias
Issa RiceWikipedia ViewsCodingSpecial pages2016-11-20Vipul Naik40.00Wikipedia ViewsList of special pages in all language Wikipedias
Issa RiceWikipedia ViewsCodingdistrib.py2016-11-19Vipul Naik40.00WikipediaCode to show bar or line plot for distribution of Wikipedia pageviews
Issa RiceNonePreliminary researchN/A2016-11-15Vipul Naik80.00United States migration/Survey researchInvestigation into correlation between estimates of foreign-born and unauthorized population and state-level values of the population
Issa RiceWikipedia ViewsCodingWikipedia Clickstream2016-11-04Vipul Naik130.00Wikipedia ViewsProcessing of Wikipedia clickstream data set for use in Wikipedia Views. Successfully integrated in Wikipedia Views 2016-11-25
Issa RiceWikipedia ViewsCodinggraph.py2016-10-13Vipul Naik80.00Wikipedia Views/graphingAdd graphing capabilities to Wikipedia Views
Issa RiceWikipedia ViewsCodingTag entries in different languages2016-10-04Vipul Naik150.00Wikipedia ViewsWrote code to translate tags en masse to new languages. Code still exists, plan is now to incorporate into Wikipedia Views itself to avoid need to run separate code
Issa RiceLessWrongPreliminary researchRevisiting the great decline in Wikipedia pageviews2016-10-03Vipul Naik925.00WikipediaStarted on it at ~$100/day pay, slowed down, then we realized a lot more toolkit improvements are needed before we can push out the post
Issa RiceNoneCodingWikipedia tag page list translation2016-09-30Vipul Naik150.00WikipediaCode to translate pages in bulk from one language to another, executed for various language pairs and lists. The completion date is approximate. The payment was finalized on November 8 2017, and will be included with the 2017 tax year
Issa RiceNoneCodingModel for estimating the value of a Wikipedia page2016-08-29Vipul Naik40.00Wikipedia/Contract workInitial work piloted on a small subset of timelines, gives an estimate of the total money due based on attributes of the timeline
Issa RiceWikipedia ViewsCodingpageviewQueries.inc2016-01-31Vipul Naik80.00Wikipedia Views/API integrationAdd ability to query Wikimedia API for pageviews