Alejandro Madruga

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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
Improving rationality or science
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Existential risk (other)
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Political reform
Hours a month spent on these activities: 
50
Diet: 
Reducing the amount of meat I eat
Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
Environmentalist
Rationalist/LessWrong
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Earn-to-give
Existential risk and far future causes
Global poverty
Machine intelligence risk
Prioritization research
Rationality
Synthetic biology risk

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2015
Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
Local EA group
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
Local chapter of an EA organisation
The online EA community
Friends
Giving What We Can
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Search engine
What could you bring to the Effective Altruism community?: 

My knowledge of cybernetics, artificial intelligence and bioethics

Career

Current occupation or career: 

Degree in Mathematical Cybernetics

Master in Bioethics

Are you currently doing earning to give?: 
Yes

Demographics

Name: 
Alejandro Madruga
Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Professional postgraduate degree
Country: 
Cuba
City: 
La Habana
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Centre left
Full-time student?: 
No
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes