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Nick Bostrom

Series featuring Nick Bostrom

  • Bio-Ethics Bites
  • Oxford Martin School: Public Lectures and Seminars
  • Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
  • Alumni Weekend
  • Global Catastrophic Risks Conference 2008
  • Oxford Martin School: Interviews and Commentaries
  • Interviews with Oxonians
  • Interviews with Philosophers
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Superintelligence: paths, dangers, strategies Professor Bostrom on his book, Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies. Nick Bostrom 17 Feb 2015
2 Creative Commons Status Quo Bias Suppose a genetic engineering breakthrough made it simple, safe and cheap to increase people's intelligence. Nick Bostrom 01 Aug 2011
3 The Future of Humanity From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Nick Bostrom, director of the Future of Humanity Institute gives a talk on ideas surrounding future scenarios on what might happen to the human race in the future, from ideas of total extinction to post-humanity. Nick Bostrom 25 Oct 2010
4 Introduction to the Global Catastrophes Risk Conference 2008 Nick Bostrom provides an introduction to the Global Catastrophic Risks Conference and briefly addressing some of the key themes running through it. Nick Bostrom 17 Aug 2009
5 Uncertainty, Lags and Nonlinearity: Challenges to Governance in a Turbulent World Prof. Homer-Dixon looks at systems displaying high levels of uncertainty. Using the example of climate change, he asks whether standard "management" approaches used by policymakers are enough or if we must find new approaches in times of uncertainty. Thomas Homer-Dixon, Nick Bostrom 01 Jun 2009
6 Showcase: Future Humanity Institute Showcase: Future Humanity Institute. Nick Bostrom 15 Dec 2008
7 Nick Bostrom on Global Catastrophic Risk and Simulation Theory In this podcast, Professor Bostrom, Director of the Future of Humanity Institute, discusses global catastrophic risks and his earlier work on the simulation theory. Nick Bostrom, Oliver Lewis 12 Sep 2008
8 Nick Bostrom on Global Catastrophic Risk and Simulation Theory In this podcast, Professor Bostrom, Director of the Future of Humanity Institute, discusses global catastrophic risks and his earlier work on the simulation theory. Nick Bostrom, Oliver Lewis 31 Aug 2008