Dissolving the Fermi Paradox & The Far Future
A salon with Anders Sandberg, Future of Humanity Institute. Event description here.
2018 Atomic Precision for Longevity Workshop
Co-facilitation of workshop with Christine Peterson. Event description here.
Executive Briefing on AI Safety @O’Reilly AI Conference 2018
Presentation on the state of AI safety in 2018. Event description here.
Existential Hope @Effective Altruism Summit 2018
Talk and strategy group on Existential Hope. Event description here.
Civilization: Institutions, Knowledge, and The Future
A salon with Samo Burja, Bismarck Analysis. Event description here, videos below.
Opting In For a Better Future
The Trajectory of Civilization Salon
A salon on the trajectory of civilization with Robin D. Hanson, George Mason, Future of Humanity Institute, Paul Christiano, OpenAI, Christine Peterson, Foresight Institute, Peter Eckersley, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Mark S. Miller, Foresight Institute, Agoric, and Alyssa Vance, Apprente. Event description here.
The Trajecotry of Civilization Part 1: Ethics, Now and Tomorrow
The Trajectory of Civilization Part 2: Racing Where?
Existential Hope @Hans & Marie
Making the Most of our Humanity Salon
A salon co-hosted by IndieBio and Foresight Institute on the future of neurotechnology and biotechnology with David Eagleman, NeoSensory, Arvind Gupta, IndieBio, and Lou Viquerat, Foresight Institute. Event description here.
Introductory talk different futures for human biology.
Panel with Arvind Gupta, IndieBio, and David Eagleman, NeoSensory, on developing an Ethical Framework for Human Biology.
Existential Hope: The Website The World Needs
Article on Existential Hope, published by Quartz. Article here.
2018 Foresight AGI Strategy Meeting
Facilitation of meeting. Event description here.
2018 Integrated Molecular Machines Workshop
Co-facilitation of workshop with Christine Peterson. Workshop description here.
Existential Hope @Capitalism 2050
Talk on Existential Hope. Event description here.
Existential Hope @The Simulation Series
Video interview with Allen Saakyan, covering philosophy, foresight, existential hope, AI safety, utopia, strengthening civilizations, longevity, the blockchain ecosystem, and the simulation.
Talk on Existential Hope at Capitalism 2050. Event description here.
Bitcoin on the Moon Conference
Moderation of cryonics Panel and talk on Existential Hope. Event description here.
Foresight Institute: Artificial General Intelligences & Corporations Seminar
Facilitation on seminar on Artificial General Intelligences & Corporations. Event description here, videos below.
AI Definitions & AI Safety Overview
Intro AI Definitions & Overview of the field of AI safety.
Aligning Long-Term Projects with Short-term Incentives
Allison Duettmann and Tom Kalil, former Deputy Director, OSTP, Chief Innovation Officer at Schmidt Futures, on aligning long-term projects with incentives in governmental institutions.
Cybersecurity & Civilization as Superintelligence
Interview with Mark S. Miller, Foresight Senior Fellow, Co-Founder of Agoric, on cybersecurity as neglected risk and civilization as relevant superintelligence.
AGI & Corporations Conclusions
Summary session with Peter Scheyer, Foresight Institute Fellow in Cybersecurity & Corporate AGI, Mark Nitzberg, Executive Director of the UC Berkeley Center for Human Compatible AI, Allison Duettmann, AI Safety Researcher at Foresight Institute, Advisor to EthicsNet, Mark S. Miller – Agoric, Senior Fellow at Foresight Institute, Brewster Kahle, Founder of the Internet Archive, Digital Librarian, and Philanthropist, and Thomas Kalil, Former Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation at the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, Chief Innovation Officer at Schmidt Futures.
Enlightening Hidden Social Motives with Robin Hanson
Talk and interview with Robin Hanson. Event description here.
Emergent Communities Conference
Facilitation of speed salon on emergent community topics. Event description here.
SXSW 2018: AI Philosophy: State of The Art
Debunking Human & AI Morality
Talk at East Bay Futurist Meetup on Human & AI Morality. Salon description here.
Foresight Institute: Creating Counterculture with Joon Yun
Fireside chat with Joon Yun, MD, President of Palo Alto Investors on the evolutionary genealogy of our cultural norms and how to use this knowledge to create a more efficient counterculture. Event description here.
Foresight Institute Updating Rationality Salon
Intimate, informal salon on putting systems in place to follow-through on your long-term goals. Event description here.
Foresight Institute: 2018 Plans Strategy Gathering
An evening dedicated to strategizing on Foresight’s 2018 vision. Panel with Peter Eckersley, Shoshana O’Brien, Matt Bell, Allison Duettmann on looking back at 2017 to look ahead into 2018.
Foresight Institute 2017 Vision Weekend
Vision Weekend in a nutshell
4 minute summary of Vision Weekend. Event website here.
Allison Duettmann on Existentialhope.com.
Longevity: Reaching Escape Velocity
Sonia Arrison – Author, Advisor at Foresight Institute, Thiel Foundation, Aubrey De Grey, Co-Founder of SENS Research Foundation, Max More, President & CEO of Alcor, Kevin Perrott, Researcher at Buck Institute. Moderated by Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute
Intelligence: The Brain, AI, and Hybrids
David Eagleman – Author, Neuroscientist, Stanford University, Robert McIntyre – CEO, Nectome, Randal Koene – Lead Scientist, Kernel, Nell Watson – Co-Founder, OpenEth.org. Moderated by Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute
Blockchains: Master Key To Unlock The Future?
Zooko Wilcox – Founder, ZCash, Nathana Sharma – Program Director, Singularity University, Mark Miller – Senior Fellow, Foresight Institute, Nick Kritikos, Head of Global Business Development, ConsenSys. Moderated by Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute
The Long Run: The Tools To Make It Beyond This Century
Joon Yun – MD, President, Palo Alto Investors, Thomas Kalil – Senior Advisor, Eric & Wendy Schmidt Group, Melanie Swan – Founder, Institute for Blockchain Studies, Matt Bell – Founder, Matterport. Moderated by Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute
Foresight @The World Transformed
Podcast on Foresight’s vision here.
Salon on Existential Hope. Event description here.
Foresight Institute Atomic Precision for Longevity Workshop
Facilitation and white paper for invitational technical workshop at the intersection of Nanotechnology & Longevity.
1517 Great Assembly
Talk on Existential Hope at the 1515 General Assembly.
Speed Salons on Playa
Hosting Speed Salons at Dream Society.
Effective Altruism Global 2017
EA: Evaluating Hard-to-Measure Projects
Facilitation of workshop evaluating hard-to-measure projects at Effective Altruism Global 2017 with Christine Peterson.
Talk on Why X-Risks Matter at BIL 2017. Event description here.
Speed salons on Settling Into The Future, Hard-To-Quantify Projects, and AI Ethics
Foresight Institute AI for Atomic Precision Workshop
Coordination, workshop concept, facilitation of technical invitational workshop on AI for Atomic Precision. Please find above a video of NanoMind, a research proposal for AI-powered framework for nano-scale design that was generated at the workshop.
Foresight Institute: Building Better Futures on the Blockchain
Moderated panel with Christopher Allen, Principal Architect at Blockstream, Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director at Hyperledger, Mark S. Miller, Senior Fellow at Foresight Institute, Steve Omohundro, Director at Possibility Research.
Foresight Institute: Brunch With Brin
Fireside chat with David Brin on futurism, predictions, the Fermi Paradox, transparency, and more.
Foresight Institute: The Great Debates
Tomorrow And The Day After
Debate with Bryan Johnson, Founder of Kernel, Braintree and the O/S Fund Richard Titus, Senior Vice President at Samsung Electronics Julia Bossmann, President of Foresight Institute Nichol Bradford, Co-Founder of the Transformative Technology Lab Ryan Bethencourt, Program Director & Venture Partner at IndieBio Moderator: James Norris, Founder of Self Spark, Bay Area Futurists Organizer.
Drop Everything To Work on AI
Peter Voss, Head of AGI Innovations Inc Steve Omohundro, President, Possibility Research Monica Anderson, Director of Research at Syntience Inc Michael Andregg, Co-Founder and CSO at Fathom Computing Moderator: David Yanofsky, Reporter at Quartz.
Life: Longer & Better
Dr. Joon Yun, President of Palo Alto Investors, founder of The Palo Alto Prize Dr. David Eagleman, Neuroscientist at Stanford, author of PBS series The Brain with David Eagleman Dr. Ralph Merkle, Co-founder of Nanofactory Collaboration, Faculty at Singularity University, Director of Alcor Joe Betts-Lacroix, Co-Founder at Vium Tanya Jones, Co-Founder and CEO of Arigos Biomedical Moderator: Christine Peterson, Co-founder and former President of Foresight Institute.
off the record.
Micro talk on Realizing the Cosmic Imperative
AI for Scientific Progress Workshop
Co-authored workshop report with Jim Lewis.
Burning Man 2016
Talk on Alternative Societies at Dream Society.
Galactic Tick Day 2016
Talk on The Importance Of The Very Long-Run. Event description here.
Breakthrough Technologies for Energy Workshop
Edited the Workshop Report