Alex K. Chen

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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: 
Improving rationality or science
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Unschooling, Basic Income
Diet: 
Vegan
Other social movements identified with: 
Rationalist/LessWrong

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2014
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?: 
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Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
0-5 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Friend

Career

Planned career path: 
something gwern-like (though anything is possible)

Demographics

Country: 
United States
City: 
Redmond, WA
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
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