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$50,000 Award to Stanislav Petrov for helping avert WWIII – but US denies visa

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September 26, 2018/by Max Tegmark

$2 Million Donated to Keep Artificial General Intelligence Beneficial and Robust

$2 million has been allocated to fund research that anticipates…
July 25, 2018/by Ariel Conn

AI Companies, Researchers, Engineers, Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Others Sign Pledge Promising Not to Develop Lethal Autonomous Weapons

Leading AI companies and researchers take concrete action against…
July 18, 2018/by Ariel Conn

Stephen Hawking in Memoriam

As we mourn the loss of Stephen Hawking, we should remember that…
March 14, 2018/by Max Tegmark

2018 International AI Safety Grants Competition

For many years, artificial intelligence (AI) research has…
December 20, 2017/by The FLI Team

AI Researchers Create Video to Call for Autonomous Weapons Ban at UN

In response to growing concerns about autonomous weapons, a coalition…
November 14, 2017/by Jessica Cussins

55 Years After Preventing Nuclear Attack, Arkhipov Honored With Inaugural Future of Life Award

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October 27, 2017/by Tucker Davey

An Open Letter to the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

As companies building the technologies in Artificial Intelligence…

Superintelligence survey

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United Nations Adopts Ban on Nuclear Weapons

Today, 72 years after their invention, states at the United Nations…
July 7, 2017/by a guest blogger

Hawking, Higgs and Over 3,000 Other Scientists Support UN Nuclear Ban Negotiations

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March 27, 2017/by Ariel Conn

A Principled AI Discussion in Asilomar

We, the organizers, found it extraordinarily inspiring to be…
January 17, 2017/by The FLI Team