AABoyles

Share your identification with effective altruism:
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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
10% of Income
To which causes?: 
Global poverty
Existential risk and far future causes
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Selected past donations: 
AmountToWhen
5000Against Malaria Foundation; 2013
~2000Various charitiesBefore 2013
Donations I've helped influence: 
AmountToDonated byWhenAny details
Past donations: 

Elsewhere on the web

Your views and values

Moral philosophy: 
Consequentialist/utilitarian (or think that this covers the most important considerations)
Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Environmentalism
Animal welfare
Improving rationality or science
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Existential risk (other)
Political reform
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

Donations, Occasional Volunteering

Hours a month spent on these activities: 
1
Diet: 
Reducing the amount of meat I eat
Other social movements identified with: 
Feminist
Rationalist/LessWrong
Transhumanist
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Animal welfare
Earn-to-give
Effective giving
Entrepreneurship
Existential risk and far future causes
Global poverty
Machine intelligence risk
Molecular nanotechnology
Nuclear technology
Prioritization research
Rationality
Synthetic biology risk

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2012
Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
Giving What We Can (you've taken the pledge)
LessWrong
The Life You Can Save (you've taken the pledge)
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
GiveWell
Giving What We Can
LessWrong
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
Machine Intelligence Research Institute
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
0-5 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
GiveWell

Your career

Planned career path: 
Research
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
I am currently working in this career path, and do not anticipate changing.

Demographics

Name: 
Tony Boyles
Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Master’s degree
Country: 
United States
City: 
Washington D.C.
Political views: 
Left
Full-time student?: 
No