Adam Zerner

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
yes
To which causes?: 
i don't know yet
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Your views and values

Moral philosophy: 
Consequentialist/utilitarian
Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Improving rationality or science
Political reform
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Existential risk (other)
Cause prioritization
education
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

starting a startup to make money to put me in a position to be effective

Hours a month spent on these activities: 
the majority of my time
Diet: 
Meat-eating
Other social movements identified with: 
Rationalist/LessWrong

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2013
Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
LessWrong
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
80,000 Hours
LessWrong
The online EA community
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
0-5 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
LessWrong

Your career

Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
67%-100% chance I will take this path in the future.

Demographics

Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Undergraduate degree (bachelor’s)
Country: 
United States
City: 
NY
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Full-time student?: 
No