The Center for Study of Public Choice
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Robin Hanson


Robin Hanson's first book, The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth, from Oxford University Press, was published on June 1, 2016. It has sold roughly 9000 copies, received 160 media mentions, and 47 reviews, including at The Financial Times, The Guardian, and The Wall Street Journal. A paperback revision will appear in 2018. His second book, The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life, coauthored with Kevin Simler, also from Oxford, will be published January 2, 2018. In 2016, Dr. Hanson gave 66 presentations, most of them on Age of Em, and wrote dozens of posts at his blog Overcoming Bias. He also published "Human Legacies When Robots Rule the Earth," in The Next Step: Exponential Life, pp. 162-177.

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