Robin Hanson is Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University, and Research Associate at the Future of Humanity Institute of Oxford University. He has a Caltech Social Science PhD, an MA in Physics and Philosophy from the University of Chicago, and spent nine years as an AI researcher at Lockheed and NASA. He has 3175 citations, sixty academic publications, 500 media mentions, 200 invited talks, and eight million visits to his blog OvercomingBias.com. He published The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth in 2016 (Oxford University Press) and The Elephant in the Brain, coauthored with Kevin Simler, is forthcoming in 2017.
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