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Ulrik Horn

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​​I have received funding from the LTFF and the SFF and am also doing work for an EA-adjacent organization.

My EA journey started in 2007 as I considered switching from a Wall Street career to instead help tackle climate change by making wind energy cheaper – unfortunately, the University of Pennsylvania did not have an EA chapter back then! A few years later, I started having doubts about my decision that climate change was the best use of my time. After reading a few books on philosophy and psychology, I decided that moral circle expansion was neglected but important and donated a few thousand sterling pounds of my modest income to a somewhat evidence-based organisation. Serendipitously, my boss stumbled upon EA in a thread on Stack Exchange around 2014 and sent me a link. After reading up on EA, I then pursued E2G with my modest income, donating ~USD35k to AMF. I have done some limited volunteering for building the EA community here in Stockholm, Sweden. Additionally, I set up and was an admin of the ~1k member EA system change Facebook group (apologies for not having time to make more of it!). Lastly, (and I am leaving out a lot of smaller stuff like giving career guidance, etc.) I have coordinated with other people interested in doing EA community building in UWC high schools and have even run a couple of EA events at these schools.

Why I care so much about Diver­sity, Equity and In­clu­sion in EA

Ulrik Horn13 Mar 2024 3:18 UTC
7 points
34 comments9 min readEA link

Diet that is ve­gan, fru­gal, time-effi­cient, ~ev­i­dence-based and as­cetic: An ex­am­ple of a non-Huel EA diet?

Ulrik Horn6 Feb 2024 8:33 UTC
40 points
14 comments8 min readEA link

[Question] AI+bio can­not be half of AI catas­tro­phe risk, right?

Ulrik Horn10 Oct 2023 3:17 UTC
23 points
11 comments2 min readEA link

News: Span­ish AI image out­cry + US AI work­force “reg­u­la­tion”

Ulrik Horn26 Sep 2023 7:43 UTC
9 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Is the risk of a bioweapons “warn­ing shot” >>50%?

Ulrik Horn18 Sep 2023 9:45 UTC
9 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Ulrik Horn’s Quick takes

Ulrik Horn3 Sep 2023 7:24 UTC
4 points
23 comments1 min readEA link

Fønix: Bioweapons shelter pro­ject launch

Ulrik Horn14 Jun 2022 3:44 UTC
75 points
19 comments8 min readEA link