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Facing Existential Risks with Rob Wiblin

By The Mission

What major disasters can cause the extinction of the human race? It’s not a question the average person considers on a regular basis, but it’s one that Rob Wiblin attempts to answer every day. Rob is the Director of Research at 80,000 Hours, an organization which aims to find the highest-impact ways for talented graduates to do good through their career. In today’s interview, he joins Chad to talk about the future of technology, politics, and humanity. He also shares how 80,000 Hours is helping get more people to think about finding a career that has a real impact. Mission Daily and all of our podcasts are created with love by our team at We own and operate a network of podcasts, and brand story studio designed to accelerate learning. Our clients include companies like Salesforce, Twilio, and Katerra who work with us because we produce results. To learn more and get our case studies, check out If you’re tired of media and news that promotes fear, uncertainty, and doubt and want an antidote, you’ll want to subscribe to our daily newsletter at When you do, you’ll receive a mission-driven newsletter every morning that will help you start your day off right!

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