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Max Tegmark

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Max Tegmark is a professor doing AI and physics research at MIT as part of the Institute for Artificial Intelligence & Fundamental Interactions and the Center for Brains, Minds and Machines. He is the author of over 300 publications as well as the New York Times bestsellers “Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” and “Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality”. His most recent AI safety research focuses on mechanistic interpretability and guaranteed safe AI, and he also researches news bias detection with machine-learning. Max is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and holds a gold medal from the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science. Time Magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in AI 2023. He is a serial founder of non-profits, including the Future of Life Institute, the Foundational Questions Institute and Improve the News Foundation.

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