Balaji Srinivasan on Shane Parrish Show #78

Exploring Covid-19

Covid-19 will influence bio research as 9/11 influenced interest in the Arab world

After 9/11 i.e. Arab Studies in US collages, that were relatively small and empty, surged in popularity. The same will happen to bio technology areas after the epidemic.

Baseraters vs growthers

Balaji cited Tyler Cowen's idea to think about people with base-rate or growth perspective.

Covid19 truly began Internet?

He speculated that future historians might look at this moment as when Internet really took off.