Comment author: FlorentBerthet 31 December 2017 10:17:24AM 0 points [-]

Any investment related to ET is probably not cost-effective, because there are probably no ET in our Universe (or at least not in our neighborhood).

Here's my take on why: https://www.quora.com/Is-the-Fermi-Paradox-and-the-concept-of-parallel-universes-related-in-any-way/answer/Florent-Berthet.

Also, watch this excellent talk by Stuart Armstrong on the Fermi Paradox: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQTfuI-9jIo&index=663&list=FLxEpt5QlyYGAge0ot24tuug

Comment author: FlorentBerthet 10 June 2015 04:49:33PM 9 points [-]

Congrats on the new position!

My question: what advances does MIRI hope to achieve in the next 5 years?