Author of Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies; philosophy professor and director of the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University
It sounds like science fiction, but by 2050, Nick Bostrom says we have a 50/50 chance of creating robots that are more sophisticated than humans.
Sep. 29, 2014from To the Point
There’s still much to discuss.
Apr. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The U.S. government’s attack on the WikiLeaks founder covers up a menacing assault on the First Amendment, argues journalist Bruce Shapiro.
Apr. 26from Scheer Intelligence
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
How’s President Trump’s legal strategy working out?
May. 22from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
It’s a special live episode from USC Gould School of Law!
Apr. 15from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.
May. 3from Scheer Intelligence
It was supposed to be infrastructure week for real this time.
May. 24from Left, Right & Center