[ExI] Kurzgesagt

Anders anders at aleph.se
Tue Aug 2 20:04:45 UTC 2016

Today I found this delightful animation about the Fermi Paradox. 
Relevant not just because the discussion of list member Robin's Great 
Filter, but also a pretty inspiring ending:

(the previous version
has a few other familiar concepts.)

I found it via the recent animation about gamma ray bursts:
Very fun. They also have one about space elevators:

They are not always correct - this one is far too pessimistic, as per my 
"Eternity in Six Hours" paper (and an upcoming paper on how to colonize 
*fast* - stay tuned!). The basics are right, but we can go a few billion 
lightyears more:


Dr Anders Sandberg
Future of Humanity Institute
Oxford Martin School
Oxford University

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