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Nick Bostrom: Superintelligence — Paths, Dangers, Strategies

This event was held Thursday, September 4th, 2014 in Harvard auditorium Emerson 105. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In his new book – Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies – Professor Bostrom explores these questions, laying the foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent […]

Max Tegmark: “Ask Max Anything” on Reddit

 This event was held Wednesday, August 20th, 2014, in the “IAmA” subreddit on reddit.com. Read it here! Max Tegmark answers the questions of reddit.com’s user base! Questions are on the subject of his book “Our Mathematical Universe”, physics, x-risks, AI safety, and AI research.

The Future of Technology: Benefits and Risks

This event was held Saturday May 24, 2014 at 7pm in MIT auditorium 10-250 – see video, transcript and photos below. The coming decades promise dramatic progress in technologies from synthetic biology to artificial intelligence, with both great benefits and great risks. Please watch the video below for a fascinating discussion about what we can do now to […]