Nice write-up of our new paper on the Geopolitical Implications of a Successful SETI Program (co-authored with Jason Wright and Gabriel Swiney) up now at IFL Science and written by Dr. Alfredo Carpineti:
The Political Repercussions of Detecting Alien Intelligence May Not Go As You'd Think
Had a wonderful time at Penn State's inaugural PSETI Symposium! Here we are after the photographer asked us to point to where the aliens are.
Photo Credit: Michael Fleck
What a great conference! So grateful to the organizers for inviting me to be a plenary speaker alongside the amazing Constance Bertka, Steven J. Dick, and Ted Peters.
Check out the latest installment of the "Philosophers On" series from the Daily Nous, which includes my piece titled "How Should We Search for Intelligent Life in the Cosmos?" along with four other excellent contributions from philosophers of space!
I really enjoyed meeting with the hosts of the Wow! Signal Podcast, Daniela DePaulis and Paul Carr, to talk about my work on the ethics of searching for extraterrestrial intelligence and about the role of philosophy more generally. Listen to the episode here!
View my recent talk on the risk analysis of active and passive messaging here:
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Pleased to receive the I-GIFT award for my Philosophy for Children course!