How probably is it that this dialog is occurring in multiple universe? Ought to we fear extra about Covid or about nuclear battle? Is economics a type of “mental prostitution?” Steve discusses these questions, and extra, with Max, an M.I.T cosmologist, physicist, and machine-learning professional — who was as soon as nearly an economist. He additionally tells Steve why we must be optimistic about the way forward for humanity (assuming we transfer Earth to a bigger orbit earlier than the solar evaporates our oceans).
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- Max Tegmark, professor of physics on the Massachusetts Institute of Expertise.