Lex Fridman recently traveled to the West Bank and spoke with many Palestinians there from all walks of life. He has said that he will be publishing some of these conversations soon.
He released a new episode of his podcast on July 17, 2023, in which he interviewed Yuval Noah Harari about human nature, intelligence, power, war, communism, fascism, origins of human civilization, and the dangers of AI.
He has been criticized for his recent interviews with Benjamin Netanyahu and Elon Musk, but he has defended his decision to speak with these controversial figures. He has said that he believes in the power of long-form, empathetic conversation to help discover our common humanity.
He is currently working on a new book about the future of AI.
Here are some other things to know about Lex Fridman:
He is a research scientist at MIT.
He is the host of the popular podcast “Lex Fridman Podcast.”
He has interviewed some of the world’s leading thinkers, including Elon Musk, Sam Harris, Joe Rogan, and Yuval Noah Harari.
He is a strong advocate for the use of technology for good.
He is a proponent of long-form, empathetic conversation.
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