Two new podcasts featuring me:

Future of Life Institute Podcast with Gus Docker

We covered the history of progress, the future of economic growth, and the relationship between progress and risks from AI:

  • 00:00 Eras of human progress
  • 06:47 Flywheels of progress
  • 17:56 Main causes of progress
  • 21:01 Progress and risk
  • 32:49 Safety as part of progress
  • 45:20 Slowing down specific technologies?
  • 52:29 Four lenses on AI risk
  • 58:48 Analogies causing disagreement
  • 1:00:54 Solutionism about AI
  • 1:10:43 Insurance, subsidies, and bug bounties for AI risk
  • 1:13:24 How is AI different from other technologies?
  • 1:15:54 Future scenarios of economic growth

Breakthrough Science Summit panel moderated by Ramez Naam

Listen on Spotify:

Former Prime Movers Lab Futurist Ramez Naam moderates a panel with The Roots of Progress Founder Jason Crawford, Idea Machines Host Ben Reinhardt, and Prime Movers Lab Venture Partner Amy Kruse to discuss the fundamental research that the US needs to invest in and how it will impact the economy.

The conversation is an excerpt from the Prime Movers Lab Breakthrough Science Summit hosted in Scottsdale, Arizona on October 27th, 2022.


As always, see all my talks and interviews here.

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