Neil deGrasse Tyson feels that humans wrongly assume that we are of high enough intelligence to interest alien visitors.
Any species capable of interstellar travel would see human civilization as severely underdeveloped. Humans have escaped the Earth’s atmosphere, but just barely, Tyson explained:
If an alien traversed that distance, and all we are doing is driving around the block, they’re way more advanced than we are.
Neil deGrasse Tyson – How Alien Scientists Would Treat the Smartest Humans