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Want to go zero to 70 on the Fermi Paradox, and take friends with? Share & enjoy the approachable excellence of WaitButWhy on the matter.
Scientists estimate that there are over 100,000 intelligent alien civilizations in our galaxy alone—but we've never heard anything from any of them. Here are 13 possible explanations for why.
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Democratic strategists have been segmenting the electorate and seeking individual self-interest-based issues in each electoral block. The strategists also keep suggesting a move to the right. This has left no room for the Democrats to have an overrid...
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During +World Space Week, I had the opportunity to interview a student I have encouraged for years. She is a terrific reader and an excellent young mathematician. However, she had a bad science experience. Apparently, her teachers never showed her the cool stuff. Like space. And astronauts. And the Apollo moon landing.

Now corrected.
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As a self-proclaimed astronaut teacher, what I do is encourage young students to pursue careers in space and astronautics. Another way to put it: I give kids permission to imagine themselves living, working, and playing in space. (In fact, I created an Astronaut Instruction Manual for Pre-Teens, presently being crowdfunded.)
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Myself on Xrisk and Vessel Archives, and Robin Hanson on advanced AI. Enjoy!
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Pretty honored to share a podcast with Robin Hanson.
 
A new episode of the Wow! Signal is out and available. Guests are futurists Heath Rezabek and Robin Hanson.
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Research Priorities for Robust and Beneficial Artificial Intelligence, from the Future of Life Institute's $10M grant pool launch. May get my thoughts on Bodhisattva AI together for the exercise of it.
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What captures your imagination about the future of libraries? That
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I missed this the first time around -- Thanks Mike!  "Heath Rezabek is my favorite as-yet-not-famous great writer. See for yourself as to why, and let's get him famous!"
 
My CC BY-SA speculative fiction series on Centauri Dreams continues, with Woven Light: Lesson Arcs.  From Augmented Dreamstate to Bodhisattva AI, it's all in there...
Heath Rezabek continues his experiment in possible futures, science fiction with a collaborative bent exploring the archives that may one day preserve the story of our world and the sometimes mysterious processes that may bring them into being. by Heath […]
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Austin Public Library: Youth Services: Teen Services Coordinator.
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    Teen Services Coordinator, 2006 - present
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"Build like your ancestors crossed over your bridges." -Proverbial
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