Nick Bostrom

Nick Bostrom is a Swedish-born philosopher and polymath with a background in theoretical physics, computational neuroscience, logic, artificial intelligence, and philosophy. He is a professor at Oxford University, where he leads the Future of Humanity Institute as its founding director. Professor Bostrom is the author of some 200 publications, including Anthropic BiasGlobal Catastrophic RisksHuman Enhancement, and Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, a New York Times bestseller that helped spark a global conversation about artificial intelligence. His work, which traverses philosophy, science, ethics, and technology, has illuminated the links between our present actions and long-term global outcomes, thereby casting a new light on the human condition. Professor Bostrom received a Eugene R. Gannon Award and was included on Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers list twice and on Prospect’s World Thinkers list. His writings have been translated into 28 languages. Professor Bostrom is a repeat TED speaker and has been interviewed more than 2,000 times for television, radio, and print media.

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