Eric Weinstein is an American mathematician and economist. He earned his Ph.D in mathematical physics from Harvard University in 1992, is a research fellow at the Mathematical Institute of Oxford University, and is a managing director of Thiel Capital in San Francisco. He has published works and is an expert speaker on a range of topics including economics, immigration, elite labor, mitigating financial risk and incentivizing of creative risks in the hard sciences.
Should scientists and the more technological minded be given more power in a capitalist world?
AI is capable of self-reproduction—should humans be worried?
Your mind is built to process contradictory, irrational ideas. Use that to reach new intellectual heights.
Humans worship at the altar of excellence, but is our complete obsession with this "quality controlled" mode of intellect holding us back?