Mati Roy

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First, we solve death. Then we have all the time in the world for the other problems.

Donations

Selected past donations: 
AmountToWhen
~ $25 CADMars-One2013
~ $225 CADVarious charitiesBefore 2013
70 USDSENS Research Foundation (via LifeSpan.io)2015-09-30
50 USDThe Major Mouse Testing Program2016-06-25
250 CADMachine Intelligence Research Institute2016-10-31
105 CADGiveWell top charities (through Charity Science)2017-01-22
3.33 CADAgainst Malaria Foundation2017-01-23
110 USDLong-Term Future Fund2017-05-07
50 CADMercy for Animals2017-05-20
Donations I've helped influence: 
AmountToDonated byWhenAny details
25,000 USDAgainst Malaria FoundationProject 4 AwesomeDec. 2016By making a video and voting
Past donations: 
CurrencyAmountRecipientNotesWhen?
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250
October 2016

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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: 
Global poverty
Improving rationality or science
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Existential risk (other)
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Political reform
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Anti-Aging Research
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

-giving money
-movement building: talking & writing on EA, hosting EA & rationality events
-studying AI safety 

Hours a month spent on these activities: 
12
Other social movements identified with: 
Rationalist/LessWrong
Life-extensionist
Causes and communities you're interested in: 
Earn-to-give
Effective giving
Entrepreneurship
Existential risk and far future causes
Global poverty
Machine intelligence risk
Movement-building
Prioritization research
Rationality
Anti-Aging Research

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
May 20th 2013 (55%), between 2012 and this date (35%), before 2012 (10%)
Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
LessWrong
The Life You Can Save (you've taken the pledge)
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
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
11-20 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
TED Talk (Peter Singer)

Your career

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

I'm working as a web-developer.

Are you currently doing earning to give?: 
Yes
Any ways you could help others with their careers: 

I can mentor new web developers. 

Skills: 
movement building, web development, applied rationality / debugging

Demographics

Name: 
Mathieu Roy
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Undergraduate degree (bachelor’s)
Country: 
Canada
City: 
Montreal
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
My political views is that the government should spend more money in global and multi-generational issues, and should strive for improving worldwide collaboration.
Full-time student?: 
No
Might you be able to let EAs stay with you at the moment?: 
Yes