Contract work related to venue None for Vipul Naik

Table of contents

Task payments due for tasks related to venue None by type and year

Task typeTotal in year 2018Total in year 2017Total in year 2016Total in year 2015Total across years
Preliminary research 484.00 870.00 300.00 0.00 1,654.00
Blog post or article 0.00 0.00 550.00 0.00 550.00
Coding 0.00 212.00 290.00 0.00 502.00
Contacting people 30.00 100.00 320.00 0.00 450.00
Consulting 0.00 0.00 25.00 347.00 372.00
Worker onboarding and assistance 0.00 75.00 0.00 0.00 75.00
Survey recruitment 0.00 21.50 20.50 0.00 42.00
Total 672.31 1,278.50 1,505.50 347.00 3,803.31

Task payments due for tasks related to venue None by payer and year

Task payerTotal in year 2018Total in year 2017Total in year 2016Total in year 2015Total across years
Vipul Naik672.31708.501,505.50347.003,233.31
Peter Hurford0.00570.000.000.00570.00
Total672.311,278.501,505.50347.003,803.31

Task payments due for tasks related to venue None by worker and year

Task workerTotal in year 2018Total in year 2017Total in year 2016Total in year 2015Total across years
Issa Rice672.311,257.001,235.00347.003,511.31
Ethan Bashkansky0.0021.5020.500.0042.00
Total672.311,278.501,505.50347.003,803.31

Task payments due for tasks related to venue None by type and month

MonthPreliminary researchBlog post or articleCodingContacting peopleConsultingWorker onboarding and assistanceSurvey recruitmentTotal across task types
2018-090.000.000.0010.000.000.000.00168.31
2018-08109.000.000.000.000.000.000.00109.00
2018-07295.000.000.000.000.000.000.00295.00
2018-0530.000.000.000.000.000.000.0030.00
2018-0450.000.000.0010.000.000.000.0060.00
2018-010.000.000.0010.000.000.000.0010.00
2017-120.000.00212.000.000.000.000.00212.00
2017-110.000.000.0020.000.000.000.0020.00
2017-100.000.000.0010.000.000.000.0010.00
2017-080.000.000.000.000.0075.000.0075.00
2017-060.000.000.0020.000.000.000.0020.00
2017-040.000.000.0010.000.000.000.0010.00
2017-03870.000.000.000.000.000.000.00870.00
2017-020.000.000.0020.000.000.0021.5041.50
2017-010.000.000.0020.000.000.000.0020.00
2016-1270.000.000.00320.000.000.000.00390.00
2016-1180.000.00100.000.000.000.000.00180.00
2016-090.000.00150.000.000.000.0020.50170.50
2016-080.00200.0040.000.000.000.000.00240.00
2016-070.00350.000.000.000.000.000.00350.00
2016-040.000.000.000.0025.000.000.0025.00
2016-01150.000.000.000.000.000.000.00150.00
2015-110.000.000.000.0050.000.000.0050.00
2015-080.000.000.000.0099.000.000.0099.00
2015-040.000.000.000.0098.000.000.0098.00
2015-030.000.000.000.00100.000.000.00100.00
Total across months1,654.00550.00502.00450.00372.0075.0042.003,803.31

Task payments due for tasks related to venue None by payer and month

MonthVipul NaikPeter HurfordTotal across task payers
2018-09168.310.00168.31
2018-08109.000.00109.00
2018-07295.000.00295.00
2018-0530.000.0030.00
2018-0460.000.0060.00
2018-0110.000.0010.00
2017-12212.000.00212.00
2017-1120.000.0020.00
2017-1010.000.0010.00
2017-0875.000.0075.00
2017-0620.000.0020.00
2017-0410.000.0010.00
2017-03300.00570.00870.00
2017-0241.500.0041.50
2017-0120.000.0020.00
2016-12390.000.00390.00
2016-11180.000.00180.00
2016-09170.500.00170.50
2016-08240.000.00240.00
2016-07350.000.00350.00
2016-0425.000.0025.00
2016-01150.000.00150.00
2015-1150.000.0050.00
2015-0899.000.0099.00
2015-0498.000.0098.00
2015-03100.000.00100.00
Total across months3,233.31570.003,803.31

Task payments due for tasks related to venue None by worker and month

MonthIssa RiceEthan BashkanskyTotal across task workers
2018-09168.310.00168.31
2018-08109.000.00109.00
2018-07295.000.00295.00
2018-0530.000.0030.00
2018-0460.000.0060.00
2018-0110.000.0010.00
2017-12212.000.00212.00
2017-1120.000.0020.00
2017-1010.000.0010.00
2017-0875.000.0075.00
2017-0620.000.0020.00
2017-0410.000.0010.00
2017-03870.000.00870.00
2017-0220.0021.5041.50
2017-0120.000.0020.00
2016-12390.000.00390.00
2016-11180.000.00180.00
2016-09150.0020.50170.50
2016-08240.000.00240.00
2016-07100.000.00350.00
2016-0425.000.0025.00
2016-01150.000.00150.00
2015-1150.000.0050.00
2015-0899.000.0099.00
2015-0498.000.0098.00
2015-03100.000.00100.00
Total across months3,511.3142.003,803.31

Full list of tasks in reverse chronological order (38 tasks)

WorkerTask typeTask receptacleCompletion datePayerPaymentTopicFormatTime spent (hours:minutes)Effective pay per hourNotes
Issa RiceCareer planningNone2018-09-30Vipul Naik158.31NoneProse25:206.25Preliminary research on career opportunities and their impact, along the lines of 80,000 Hours. Work done between 2018-09-22 and 2018-09-30
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2018-09-24Vipul Naik10.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RicePreliminary researchNone2018-08-03Vipul Naik109.00AI safetyProse11:109.76Some research, reading, and writing related to AI safety and adjacent topics like decision theory. Payment at $9.75/hour was based on time matching against work on the computing data project (CDP). The corresponding hours for CDP that were matched against had been worked in July
Issa RicePreliminary researchNone2018-07-26Vipul Naik295.00AI safetyProse30:149.76Some research, reading, and writing related to AI safety and adjacent topics like decision theory
Issa RicePreliminary researchOrg repo2018-05-27Vipul Naik30.00Organizational structures and dynamicsProse5:085.84Preliminary study of the growth trajectory of select organizations. This was an early precursor to Org Watch
Issa RicePreliminary researchSummer recruitment plans2018-04-13Vipul Naik50.00Contract work for Vipul NaikProse8:305.88Exploration of strategies to find people who might work with us over the summer. However, we ultimately decided not to pursue this further in 2018. Initially agreed on $50 for 8 hours of work; Issa ended up spending an extra half hour on it
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2018-04-01Vipul Naik10.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2018-01-16Vipul Naik10.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RiceCodingBackups2017-12-03Vipul Naik212.00Wikipedia/BackupCode and dataPayment for maintaining the process that does daily backups of Wikipedia content, at $4/week for 53 weeks
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2017-11-21Vipul Naik10.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2017-11-11Vipul Naik10.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2017-10-09Vipul Naik10.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RiceWorker onboarding and assistanceSebastian Sanchez contract work details2017-08-05Vipul Naik75.00Global healthCommunication with workerSince no commission structure was used for Sebastian, but Issa did help with onboarding Sebastian and continues to provide technical assistance, a one-time payment of 15% on the first $500 was determined
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2017-06-17Vipul Naik20.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2017-04-12Vipul Naik10.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RicePreliminary researchhits-based giving project2017-03-22Peter Hurford570.00Philanthropy/history of philanthropyNotesInitial work for a project announced by Peter Hurford at http://effective-altruism.com/ea/14s/how_many_hits_does_hitsbased_giving_get_a/ after some modification and discussion with Peter. Due to data availability constraints, the project could not be completed, so the pay is for 38 hours of initial work at $15/hour
Issa RicePreliminary researchUnderstanding different editing patterns on Wikipedia2017-03-11Vipul Naik100.00WikipediaCodeAdded 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 RicePreliminary researchUnderstanding different editing patterns on Wikipedia2017-03-03Vipul Naik200.00WikipediaCodeResearch 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
Ethan BashkanskySurvey recruitmentMigration levels and migrants2017-02-15Vipul Naik21.50MigrationOutreachGot 43 responses from UW-related audiences for 50 cents a response
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2017-02-04Vipul Naik20.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2017-01-19Vipul Naik20.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RicePreliminary researchResearcher profiles2016-12-31Vipul Naik70.00Research strategyProseOfficially stopped project 2017-01-01 but part paid by Vipul was finished by 2016-12-31
Issa RiceContacting peopleN/A2016-12-12Vipul Naik320.00MiscellaneousEmailTotal payment for reaching out to people with relevant questions, suggestions, and comments
Issa RiceCodingBackups2016-11-28Vipul Naik100.00Wikipedia/BackupCode and dataSetup for periodic backup of all important Wikipedia content for easy recoverability
Issa RicePreliminary researchN/A2016-11-15Vipul Naik80.00United States migration/Survey researchCode and dataInvestigation into correlation between estimates of foreign-born and unauthorized population and state-level values of the population
Ethan BashkanskySurvey recruitmentWikipedia use change over time2016-09-30Vipul Naik20.50Wikipedia usageOutreachGot 41 responses from UW audience for 50 cents a response
Issa RiceCodingWikipedia tag page list translation2016-09-30Vipul Naik150.00WikipediaCode and dataCode 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 RiceCodingModel for estimating the value of a Wikipedia page2016-08-29Vipul Naik40.00Wikipedia/Contract workCodeInitial work piloted on a small subset of timelines, gives an estimate of the total money due based on attributes of the timeline
Issa RiceBlog post or articleGiving Games analysis2016-08-24Vipul Naik200.00Giving GamesProseAfter some initial work ending August 24, 2016, the project was put on indefinite pause. Payment has been finalized on December 2, 2017 because the project has languished for long enough. This payment will be included with the 2017 tax filing
Issa RiceBlog post or articleGiveWell mid-year review2016-07-09Vipul Naik100.00Philanthropy/nonprofit evaluationProseAlthough the last revision was on July 9, 2016, the payment finalization was done December 8, 2017, so for tax purposes this payment will be included with the 2017 tax filing. Severance fee of $100 determined as a compromise; original intended task payment was $300
Issa RiceConsultingN/A2016-04-16Vipul Naik25.00N/AN/A
Issa RicePreliminary researchN/A2016-01-18Vipul Naik150.00United States taxationCommunication with VipulInvestigated Form 1099 filing requirements. It later turned out that Form 1099 is not required since Vipul is not operating as an organization.
Issa RiceConsultingQuantcast data tabulation2015-11-22Vipul Naik50.00Web analytics/QuantcastSpreadsheetTabulated a bunch of data related to website Quantcast data. Some of this was later used in wikiHow articles by Vipul such as http://www.wikihow.com/Understand-Your-Website-Audience-Profile
Issa RiceConsultingN/A2015-08-08Vipul Naik37.00No recordCommunication with Vipul
Issa RiceConsultingN/A2015-08-08Vipul Naik20.00Spam filteringCommunication with VipulHelped Vipul set up spam filters for Google Analytics accounts
Issa RiceConsultingN/A2015-08-05Vipul Naik42.00No recordCommunication with Vipul
Issa RiceConsultingN/A2015-04-19Vipul Naik98.00No recordNo record
Issa RiceConsultingN/A2015-03-30Vipul Naik100.00Schooling/educationCommunication with VipulConsulting on student notes websites