CBMM will host a brief talk by Jann Tallinn (followed by extensive QAs): Solving Global Coordination
Jaan Tallinn is an Estonian computer scientist who participated in the development of Skype in 2002 and FastTrack/Kazaa, a file-sharing application, in 2000.
He graduated from the University of Tartu in 1996 with a BSc in Theoretical Physics with a thesis that involved traveling interstellar distances using warps in space-time.
Tallinn is a former member of the Estonian President's Academic Advisory Board. He is also one of the founders of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, and the Future of Life Institute, and was co-founder of the personalized medical research company MetaMed