“It looks like we could have an enormously bright future ahead of us, so we really need to worry about not going extinct now.”
In this episode Anders Sandberg discusses game theory of cooperating with extraterrestrial intelligence and future civilizations.
Anders is a research fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute, where he focuses on management of low-probability high-impact risks, estimating the capabilities of future technologies, and very long-range futures. Topics of particular interest include global catastrophic risk, cognitive biases, cognitive enhancement, collective intelligence, neuroethics, and public policy. Anders has a background in computer science, neuroscience and medical engineering. He obtained his Ph.D. in computational neuroscience from Stockholm University, Sweden, for work on neural network modeling of human memory.
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