Backlight Talks: Nick Bostrom

Nick Bostrom is philosopher and director of the Future of Humanity Institute in Oxford. In Backlight Talks he talks about superintelligence and his reflections on the future of mankind.

Swedish philosopher Nick Bostrom is interviewed by Dutch journalist and philosopher Bas Heijne. Bostrom (Helsingborg, 1973) is a professor at the University of Oxford and founder and director.

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Talk: “What happens when our computers get smarter than we are?” Nick Bostrom is Director of the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University where he runs the Programme on the Impacts.