Pedro Ivan Lopez

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More about me: 

My name is Pedro Ivan Lopez . I’m a software engineer interested in web and large scale systems.

 

My interests are software, rationality, altruism, music, medicine, biotech and veganism.

Donations

To which causes?: 
Animal welfare
Existential risk and far future causes
Medical research
For how long?: 
Throughout my life
Any additional information about the donation plans above: 

Charities donated to:

  • Machine Intelligence Research Institute
  • SENS Research Foundation
Selected past donations: 
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Donations I've helped influence: 
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Elsewhere on the web

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
Animal welfare
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
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

Vegetarianism and donations.

Diet: 
Vegetarian
Other social movements identified with: 
Animal Rights
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
Global poverty
Machine intelligence risk
Molecular nanotechnology
Prioritization research
Rationality

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2013
Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
LessWrong
Felicifia
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
The online EA community
LessWrong
The Life You Can Save
80,000 Hours
Animal Rights
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
0-5 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
LessWrong

Career

Planned career path: 
Earning to Give
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
67%-100% chance I will take this path in the future.
Current occupation or career: 

Software Engineer / Software Developer

Any ways you could help others with their careers: 

Describing what a profession is like.

Skills: 
Software development: design, testing, coding. Mainly web and backend systems.

Demographics

Name: 
Pedro I. Lopez
Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Master’s degree
Country: 
Mexico
City: 
Monterrey
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Centre left
Full-time student?: 
No