Summary

  • Anders Sandberg has a background in computational neuroscience and mathematical modelling. He works in the philosophy faculty of University of Oxford doing research on topics such as the ethics and social impact of human enhancement, emerging technology, global catastrophic and existential risks, applied epistemology, and analysing the far future. His research is extremely interdisciplinary, often combines hard science with philosophy, uses quantitative methods to understand qualitative issues, and typically deals with under-researched topics.
  • David Manheim works with several universities and research groups. He is currently involved in understanding large scale risks to humanity in different domains, focusing on biosecurity and artificial intelligence alignment, looking at both technical issues in risk evaluation and public policy approaches. He is also a Superforecaster with Good Judgement Inc., and was one of the original superforecasters involved in the Good Judgement Project, winner of an IARPA competition for forecasting