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Nick Bostrom

He is the author of some 200 publications, including Anthropic Bias (Routledge, 2002), Global Catastrophic Risks (ed., OUP, 2008), and Human Enhancement (ed., OUP, 2009), and the book Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies (OUP, 2014).

Gannon Award (one person selected annually worldwide from the fields of philosophy, mathematics, the arts and other humanities, and the natural sciences).

Earlier this year he was included on Prospect magazine’s World Thinkers list, the youngest person in the top 15 from all fields and the highest-ranked analytic philosopher.

Nick Bostrom's Speech to The UN About Artificial Intelligence

Link to the full panel and discussion, October 7th, 2015

Nick Bostrom - Transhumanism, Risk and the History of WTA

Nick Bostrom discusses Transhumanism​, it's history and it's impact in helping nurture fruitful discussion around human enhancement and general ...

Superintelligence: paths, dangers, strategies

Professor Nick Bostrom, Director, Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technologies Join Professor Nick Bostrom for a talk on his new book, ...

Reducing Existential Risks [UKH+] (3/3)

Nick Bostrom Ph.D. is a Professor of Applied Ethics at Oxford University, and the Director of the Oxford Future of Humanity Institute. Professor Bostrom ...

The Trajectory Of Civilization Part 2: Racing Where?

This was a debate hosted by Foresight Institute between Robin D. Hanson (George Mason, Future of Humanity Institute) Paul Christiano (OpenAI) Christine ...

Existential Risk: Surviving the 21st Century

On February 26th the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk held its inaugural public lecture public lecture on "Existential Risk: Surviving the 21st Century" ...

Nick Bostrom addresses scholars at the Global Scholars Symposium 2013

Professor Margaret Boden - Human-level AI: Is it Looming or Illusory?

Human-level (“general”) AI is more difficult to achieve than most people think. One key obstacle is relevance, a conceptual version of the frame problem. Another ...

Extreme Simulation Scenarios - Amon Twyman on AI and VR [UKH+] (1/12)

Thinking about the promise, risk, and plausibility of AI and VR About the speaker: Amon Twyman is a cognitive scientist and artist based in London. His work ...