Jul 27 • 2HR 20M

Fin Moorhouse - Longtermism, Space, & Entrepreneurship

Altruistic entrepreneurship, space governance, morality in the multiverse, podcasting, the long reflection, and the Effective Ideas & EA criticism blog prize

 
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Fin Moorhouse is a Research Scholar and assistant to Toby Ord at Oxford University's Future of Humanity Institute. He co-hosts the Hear This Idea podcast, which showcases new thinking in philosophy, the social sciences, and effective altruism.

We discuss for-profit entrepreneurship for altruism, space governance, morality in the multiverse, podcasting, the long reflection, and the Effective Ideas & EA criticism blog prize.

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Timestamps

(0:00:10) - Introduction

(0:02:45) - EA Prizes & Criticism

(0:09:47) - Longtermism

(0:12:52) - Improving Mental Models

(0:20:50) - EA & Profit vs Nonprofit Entrepreneurship

(0:30:46) - Backtesting EA

(0:35:54) - EA Billionares

(0:38:32) - EA Decisions & Many Worlds Interpretation

(0:50:46) - EA Talent Search

(0:52:38) - EA & Encouraging Youth

(0:59:17) - Long Reflection

(1:03:56) - Long Term Coordination

(1:21:06) - On Podcasting

(1:23:40) - Audiobooks Imitating Conversation

(1:27:04) - Underappreciated Podcasting Skills

(1:38:08) - Space Governance

(1:42:09) - Space Safety & 1st Principles

(1:46:44) - Von Neuman Probes

(1:50:12) - Space Race & First Strike

(1:51:45) - Space Colonization & AI

(1:56:36) - Building a Startup

(1:59:08) - What is EA Underrating?

(2:10:07) - EA Career Steps

(2:15:16) - Closing Remarks

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