Jess Riedel

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
~10% of income yearly, with ~40% of the rest saved for possible future donation
To which causes?: 
Global poverty
Existential risk and far future causes
For how long?: 
For the foreseeable future
Selected past donations: 
AmountToWhen
$8k80,000 Hours; GiveWell (itself)2013
~$6kVarious charitiesBefore 2013
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Your views and values

You and EA

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?: 
The online EA community
GiveWell
LessWrong
80,000 Hours
Personal contact with an EA or EAs

Your career

Planned career path: 
Research
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
34%-66% chance I will take this path in the future.
Current occupation or career: 

Demographics

Name: 
Jess Riedel
Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Doctoral postgraduate degree (e.g. PhD)
Country: 
Canada
City: 
Waterloo
Full-time student?: 
No
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes