Robin Hanson is a professor of economics at George Mason University. He joins the podcast to talk about futarchy, a system in which people would vote on values, but bet on beliefs. The conversation touches on the nature of rationality, why firms don't actually maximize profits, …
CSPI is pleased to announce the release of our latest report, “The Accuracy of Stereotypes: Data and Implications,” by Lee Jussim and Nate Honeycutt. T…
Philippe Lemoine has a new post on the transmissibility of the COVID-19 Delta variant, arguing that the data do not support claims made by many epidemi…
Noor Siddiqui is a former Thiel Fellow, lecturer at Stanford University, and the founder and CEO of Orchid, a biotech company. She joins the CSPI podca…
Philippe Lemoine has a new blog post on why COVID-19 is here to stay, but it’s also going to be much less dangerous in the future. As more of the publi…
Marc Andreessen on how tech changes the world
On this week’s podcast, Richard talks to Philippe Lemoine, a Research Fellow at CSPI and a PhD candidate in philosophy at Cornell University. He recent…
Philippe Lemoine has a new post called “Lockdowns, econometrics and the art of putting lipstick on a pig.” He takes apart the paper “Causal impact of m…
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