Carin Ism

I work on governance innovation, on updating the tools available to distribute power and make/enforce decisions. I am the co-founder of How To Rule a World, a production company working to spread knowledge on power and governance models. I give talks on power and governance-related issues and offer advisory services to governments and IGOs. I am also faculty in the future of governance at the Nordic branch of Singularity U. Before this I was Director of Research at Bitnation where i delved deep into the civic tech space. Previous to this I was Executive Director of the Global Challenges Foundation.

If you do anything in the space of reimagining governance and power, do reach out. I am always interested in learning about new projects and perspectives.

Beyond this I am the chair of Effective Altruism Sweden and run a live-in hackerspace in Stockholm, devoted to grow the effective altruism community in the Nordics.

Lastly, when time allows, I make visual art where I explore de- and reconstruction in a most literal sense. You can take a look at it here.

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Applied rationality – The 101 on how to improve your brain

Or rather, improve how well you use your brain. The Center for Applied Rationality holds exclusive and quite life-altering workshops. We build on their methodology and provide a crash course on how to understand the biases and fallacies that trip up our thinking, along with the intuition pumps and complementary tools to let your mind reach more of its potential.

Earlier Event: June 3
Privacy workshop
Later Event: June 27
Universal basic income