Nick Bostrum

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The latest episode is a conversation between Yuval Noah Harari, author of 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, and Future of Life Institute co-founder Max Tegmark

The Future of Life Institute was founded in 2013 to “mitigate the existential risks” posed to humanity by emerging technologies, in particular artific(...)

Nick Bostrom proposed over a decade ago that there is a high likelihood that we are living in a computer simulation, similar to that depicted in The Matrix

Over a decade ago Nick Bostrom, techno-philosopher and founding director of the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford, developed wh(...)

Elon Musk: “Claims of a pending AI apocalypse come almost exclusively from the ranks of individuals such as Musk, Hawking, and Bostrom who possess no formal training in the field,” says Ryan Calo of the University of Washington.

Last Saturday tech billionaire and SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk tweeted a warning that there is “vastly more risk” associated with artificial inte(...)

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(...)