Florent Berthet

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
Everything above what I need to enjoy life and be productive (around $20k-30k)
To which causes?: 
Existential risk and far future causes
Existential risk and far future causes
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Any additional information about the donation plans above: 

I'm going into entrepreneurship.

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: 
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Existential risk (other)
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

Conducting a survey to identify how to improve the x-risk community, and starting an incubator to implement the most promising solutions. Here's our white paper.

Hours a month spent on these activities: 
250
Diet: 
Near vegetarian
Other social movements identified with: 
Rationalist/LessWrong
Transhumanist
Skeptic/atheist
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Entrepreneurship
Existential risk and far future causes
Machine intelligence risk
Movement-building
Prioritization research
Synthetic biology risk

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2013
Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
Giving What We Can (you've taken the pledge)
LessWrong
Local EA group
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
GiveWell
LessWrong
80,000 Hours
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
Over 20 friends
What can the Effective Altruism community help you with? : 

If you are a good dev and would like to work on things that could help the community, please contact me!

What could you bring to the Effective Altruism community?: 

I have ideas to improve the way our community works and I can help make things happen.

Your career

Planned career path: 
Direct charity/non-profit work
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
67%-100% chance I will take this path in the future.
Current occupation or career: 

Entrepreneurship teacher.

Any ways you could help others with their careers: 

Happy to chat about general career advice, self-improvement, and project management.

Demographics

Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Master’s degree
Country: 
France
City: 
Saint-Germain-au-Mont-d'Or
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Full-time student?: 
No
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes