Ep. 37 - AI, Aliens, and Existential Risk with Anders Sandberg

 
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In this installment of the Future Grind podcast, host Ryan O’Shea speaks with Dr. Anders Sandberg. Anders is currently a research fellow with the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on global catastrophic risk, cognitive enhancement, collective intelligence, neuroethics, public policy, and much more. Anders serves as an advisor to Humanity Plus, and has a background in computer science, neuroscience and medical engineering. He obtained his Ph.D. in computational neuroscience, which focused on neural network modeling of human memory, from Stockholm University in Sweden, which is the country he is originally from.

In this wide ranging conversation discuss existential risks, the possibility of alien life, the vulnerable world hypothesis, and much more. Say hello to Anders on Twitter at @anderssandberg.

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