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Anders Sandberg: Dissolving The Fermi Paradox & The Far Future
September 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Join Foresight Institute for an evening with Anders Sandberg from the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford to discuss his new paper Dissolving the Fermi Paradox and other far future musings.
Anders Sandberg’s research at the Future of Humanity Institute centers 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.
Selected publications include:
– Dissolving the Fermi Paradox (2018)
– Putting out the dark fire: constraining speculative physics disasters (2015)
– Outrunning the Law: Extraterrestrial Liberty and Universal Colonisation (2015)
This salon is part of the Foresight Institute Salon Series on Strengthening Civilization. Videos of previous salons can be found here.
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We look forward to welcoming you to a wondrous start into the weekend,