80,000 Hours Podcast with Rob Wiblin

By The 80000 Hours team

Unusually in-depth conversations about the world's most pressing problems and what you can do to solve them. Subscribe by searching for '80,000 Hours' wherever you get podcasts. Produced by Keiran Harris. Hosted by Rob Wiblin, Head of Research at 80,000 Hours.

  1. 1.
    #111 – Mushtaq Khan on using institutional economics to predict effective government reforms
    3:20:25
  2. 2.
    #110 – Holden Karnofsky on building aptitudes and kicking ass
    2:46:05
  3. 3.
    #109 – Holden Karnofsky on the most important century
    2:19:01
  4. 4.
    #108 – Chris Olah on working at top AI labs without an undergrad degree
    1:33:23
  5. 5.
    #107 – Chris Olah on what the hell is going on inside neural networks
    3:09:20
  6. 6.
    #106 – Cal Newport on an industrial revolution for office work
    1:53:26
  7. 7.
    #105 – Alexander Berger on improving global health and wellbeing in clear and direct ways
    2:54:31
  8. 8.
    #104 – Pardis Sabeti on the Sentinel system for detecting and stopping pandemics
    2:20:57
  1. 9.
    #103 – Max Roser on building the world's best source of COVID-19 data at Our World in Data
    2:22:24
  2. 10.
    #102 – Tom Moynihan on why prior generations missed some of the biggest priorities of all
    3:56:43
  3. 11.
    #101 – Robert Wright on using cognitive empathy to save the world
    1:35:59
  4. 12.
    #100 – Having a successful career with depression, anxiety and imposter syndrome
    2:51:20
  5. 13.
    #99 – Leah Garcés on turning adversaries into allies to change the chicken industry
    2:26:03
  6. 14.
    #98 – Christian Tarsney on future bias and a possible solution to moral fanaticism
    2:38:21
  7. 15.
    #97 – Mike Berkowitz on keeping the US a liberal democratic country
    2:36:09
  8. 16.
    The ten episodes of this show you should listen to first
    3:02
  9. 17.
    #96 – Nina Schick on disinformation and the rise of synthetic media
    2:00:03
  10. 18.
    #95 – Kelly Wanser on whether to deliberately intervene in the climate
    1:24:07
  11. 19.
    #94 – Ezra Klein on aligning journalism, politics, and what matters most
    1:45:20
  12. 20.
    #93 – Andy Weber on rendering bioweapons obsolete & ending the new nuclear arms race
    1:54:20
  13. 21.
    #92 – Brian Christian on the alignment problem
    2:55:45
  14. 22.
    #91 – Lewis Bollard on big wins against factory farming and how they happened
    2:33:16
  15. 23.
    Rob Wiblin on how he ended up the way he is
    1:57:56
  16. 24.
    #90 – Ajeya Cotra on worldview diversification and how big the future could be
    2:59:04
  17. 25.
    Rob Wiblin on self-improvement and research ethics
    2:30:36
  18. 26.
    #73 - Phil Trammell on patient philanthropy and waiting to do good [re-release]
    2:41:05
  19. 27.
    #75 – Michelle Hutchinson on what people most often ask 80,000 Hours [re-release]
    2:14:49
  20. 28.
    #89 – Owen Cotton-Barratt on epistemic systems and layers of defense against potential global catastrophes
    2:38:11
  21. 29.
    #88 – Tristan Harris on the need to change the incentives of social media companies
    2:35:38
  22. 30.
    Benjamin Todd on what the effective altruism community most needs (80k team chat #4)
    1:25:20
  23. 31.
    #87 – Russ Roberts on whether it's more effective to help strangers, or people you know
    1:49:35
  24. 32.
    How much does a vote matter? (Article)
    31:13
  25. 33.
    #86 – Hilary Greaves on Pascal's mugging, strong longtermism, and whether existing can be good for us
    2:24:53
  26. 34.
    Benjamin Todd on the core of effective altruism and how to argue for it (80k team chat #3)
    1:24:06
  27. 35.
    Ideas for high impact careers beyond our priority paths (Article)
    27:53
  28. 36.
    Benjamin Todd on varieties of longtermism and things 80,000 Hours might be getting wrong (80k team chat #2)
    57:50
  29. 37.
    Global issues beyond 80,000 Hours’ current priorities (Article)
    32:53
  30. 38.
    #85 - Mark Lynas on climate change, societal collapse & nuclear energy
    2:08:25
  31. 39.
    #84 - Shruti Rajagopalan on what India did to stop COVID-19 and how well it worked
    2:58:13
  32. 40.
    #83 - Prof Jennifer Doleac on preventing crime without police and prisons
    2:23:02
  33. 41.
    #82 - Prof James Forman Jr on reducing the cruelty of the US criminal legal system
    1:28:07
  34. 42.
    #81 - Ben Garfinkel on scrutinising classic AI risk arguments
    2:38:27
  35. 43.
    Advice on how to read our advice (Article)
    15:22
  36. 44.
    #80 - Professor Stuart Russell on why our approach to AI is broken and how to fix it
    2:13:16
  37. 45.
    What anonymous contributors think about important life and career questions (Article)
    37:09
  38. 46.
    #79 - A.J. Jacobs on radical honesty, following the whole Bible, and reframing global problems as puzzles
    2:38:46
  39. 47.
    #78 - Danny Hernandez on forecasting and the drivers of AI progress
    2:11:36
  40. 48.
    #77 - Professor Marc Lipsitch on whether we're winning or losing against COVID-19
    1:37:04
  41. 49.
    Article: Ways people trying to do good accidentally make things worse, and how to avoid them
    26:45
  42. 50.
    #76 - Prof Tara Kirk Sell on misinformation, who's done well and badly, & what to reopen first
    1:52:59

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