Eric Herboso

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
25% of income
To which causes?: 
Animal welfare
Existential risk and far future causes
Cause Prioritization, EA Movement Building, Meta
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Selected past donations: 
AmountToWhen
$3502The Humane League;Vegan Outreach;Animal Charity EvaluatorsBefore 2013
$4498Give Directly2013
$32GiveWell2014
$3500Animal Charity Evaluators2014
$7535Give Directly2014
$10Machine Intelligence Research Institute2014
$5180Give Directly2015
$916EA Global2015
$400Centre for Effective Altruism2015
$10The Reality Check2015
Animal Charity Evaluators (formerly Effective Animal Activism); The Centre for Effective Altruism (unrestricted donation); GiveDirectly; GiveWell (itself); The Humane League; Machine Intelligence Research Institute; Vegan Outreach2013
Donations I've helped influence: 
AmountToDonated byWhenAny details
$975Animal Charity EvaluatorsRobin Raven2014
$975Animal Charity EvaluatorsAnonymous2014Matched Donations
$2525Animal Charity EvaluatorsAnonymous2014Matched Donations
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: 
Animal welfare
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Existential risk (other)
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Diet: 
Near vegetarian
Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
Environmentalist
Feminist
LGBTQ
Rationalist/LessWrong
Transhumanist
Skeptic/atheist
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Animal welfare
Earn-to-give
Effective giving
Existential risk and far future causes
Machine intelligence risk
Movement-building
Prioritization research
Rationality

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?: 
The online EA community
Giving What We Can
The Life You Can Save
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
Animal Charity Evaluators (formerly Effective Animal Activism)
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
0-5 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Giving What We Can

Your career

Planned career path: 
Earning to Give
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
I am currently working in this career path, and do not anticipate changing.
Are you currently doing earning to give?: 
Yes

Demographics

Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Master’s degree
Country: 
United States
City: 
Germantown, MD
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Left
Full-time student?: 
No