Robin Hanson - The Long View
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Robin Hanson is a professor of economics at George Mason University. He is the author of The Elephant in the Brain and The Age of Em.
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Robin's blog: https://www.overcomingbias.com/
Robin's website: http://mason.gmu.edu/~rhanson/home.html
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(00:00) - Intro
(00:05) - The long view
(15:07) - Subconscious vs conscious intelligence
(20:28) - Meditators
(26:50) - Signaling, norms, and motives
(36:50) - Conversation
(42:54) - 2020 election nominees
(49:25) - Nerds in startups and social science
(54:50) - Academia and Robin
(58:20) - Dominance explains paternalism
(1:09:32) - Remote work
(1:21:26) - Advice for 20 yr old
(1:28:05) - Idea futures
(1:32:13) - Reforming institutions