The Roots of Progress

Video: Patrick Collison on R&D funding, Effective Altruism, fallibilism, and more

The Torch of Progress, Episode 3

I talked to Patrick Collison for the third episode of “The Torch of Progress”, the speaker series of Progress Studies For Young Scholars. Topics include his prescription for R&D funding, Effective Altruism and existential risk, why students should learn for a while before choosing a path, and why his Twitter bio is “fallibilist, optimist.”

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