Fermi Paradox

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Fermi Paradox - After-On Podcast. A good intro to the Fermi Paradox, its implications for humanity’s survival, and potential solutions.

Stephen Webb on “Where is everybody?” Solutions to the Fermi Paradox - Rationally Speaking Podcast. Another intro to the paradox through a rationalist lens, including evaluating various solutions.

Dissolving the Fermi Paradox - Anders Sandberg, Eric Drexler, Toby Ord. Dissolving the Fermi paradox by showing that when the model is recast with realistic distributions of uncertainty, the Fermi paradox yields a substantive probability of there being no other intelligent life in our observable universe.

Eternity in 6 Hours - Intergalactic Spreading of Intelligent Life and Sharpening the Fermi paradox - Anders Sandberg, Stuart Armstrong. Extends the Fermi Paradox to other galaxies as well, showing that for a star-spanning civilizations it would be relatively easy to spread into other galaxies, thus sharpening the paradox.

That is not dead which can Eternal Lie: the Aestivation Hypothesis for Resolving The Fermi Paradox - Anders Sandberg, Stuart Armstrong, Milan Cirkovic. Suggests a solution to the Fermi Paradox that advanced civilizations may be in aestivation.

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