Alan Alda

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Christian Bale stars as John Connor in ‘Terminator Salvation’. A recent draft EU report suggested all robots should have an integrated “kill switch”

On January 15th 2015, the Future of Life Institute announced it had received $10 million in funding from world-famous technology entrepreneur Elon Mu(...)

These 23 principles were agreed upon at the recent Beneficial AI 2017 conference at the Future of Life Institute in Boston

A list of 23 principles related to the ethics, research strategies and long-term issues arising from developing artificial intelligence technologies h(...)

US author Jonathan Safran Foer signs a copy of his latest novel “Here I Am,” his first in over a decade. Photograph:  Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Early in our meeting Jonathan Safran Foer reminds me that our interview is taking place on Yom Kippur, the holiest day within the Jewish calendar. “It(...)

 Hannibal Buress attends t in Los Angeles, California in August. Photograph:  Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

I’m waiting for my call to connect to Hannibal Buress somewhat nervously, as our previous attempt had failed. He slept in, the consequence of a late-n(...)

It’s a Thursday morning and 20 academic researchers are in a room, concentrating. There’s nothing unusual about that, but this time they are no(...)