Ozzie Gooen

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
Everything over basic living and business expenses, but it depends on work
To which causes?: 
Existential risk and far future causes
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Selected past donations: 
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~500Various charitiesBefore 2013
Donations I've helped influence: 
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Your views and values

Moral philosophy: 
Consequentialist/utilitarian
Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Existential risk (artificial intelligence)
Existential risk (other)
Cause prioritization
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

Job hunting to donate

Diet: 
Near vegetarian
Other social movements identified with: 
Rationalist/LessWrong
Transhumanist
Skeptic/atheist

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2011
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?: 
Personal contact with an EA or EAs
80,000 Hours
LessWrong
GiveWell
Friends
Organisations you've volunteered or worked for: 
80,000 Hours
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
Over 20 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Facebook

Your career

Planned career path: 
ETG/Direct
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
34%-66% chance I will take this path in the future.

Demographics

Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Undergraduate degree (bachelor’s)
Country: 
United States
City: 
Oakland, CA
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Centre left
Full-time student?: 
No