I want humanity not to lose its long-term potential.
📚 In 2018, I launched a project to print HPMOR in Russian and promote it; it became the most funded crowdfunding campaign in Russian history; we printed 21 000 copies. A startup I own gives me enough income to focus on EA projects and, e.g., donated $30k to MIRI. I do outreach projects (e.g., we're organizing a translation of the 80,000 Hours' Key Ideas series) but am considering switching to direct alignment research.
(The effectiveness and the impact aside, I was the head of the Russian Pastafarian Church for a year, which was fun. And I was a political activist, which was fun except for spending time in jail after the protests; now it’s not as fun since the Russian authorities would probably throw me in prison if I return to Russia.)
I’m 22 now. have Israeli citizenship, and currently live in Tel Aviv, but I don’t want to remain there in the long term and would like to find a country and a city in the world to reside in. Also, I’m bi 🏳️🌈