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Fu­ture of Hu­man­ity In­sti­tute (FHI)

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The Future of Humanity Institute is part of the Faculty of Philosophy and the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford. Founded in 2005, its director is Nick Bostrom. The mission of FHI is described on their website:

FHI puts together a wide range of researches, prominent on their original fields, which decided to focus on global questions about the progress and future of humanity, e.g.:

The FHI is an affiliate to LessWrong and Overcoming Bias. Their past activities include holding a conference in 2008 titled Global Catastrophic Risks Conference and publishing a book, also titled Global Catastrophic Risks.

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Timeline of Fu­ture of Hu­man­ity Institute

riceissa18 Mar 2018 18:45 UTC
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0 comments1 min readLW link
(timelines.issarice.com)

FHI pa­per pub­lished in Science: in­ter­ven­tions against COVID-19

SoerenMind16 Dec 2020 21:19 UTC
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0 comments3 min readLW link

FHI pa­per on COVID-19 gov­ern­ment countermeasures

jacobjacob4 Jun 2020 21:06 UTC
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5 comments1 min readLW link
(doi.org)

FHI Re­search Schol­ars Programme

habryka29 Jun 2018 2:31 UTC
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2 comments1 min readLW link
(www.fhi.ox.ac.uk)

SIAI vs. FHI achieve­ments, 2008-2010

Kaj_Sotala25 Sep 2011 11:42 UTC
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62 comments4 min readLW link

Google Deep­mind and FHI col­lab­o­rate to pre­sent re­search at UAI 2016

Stuart_Armstrong9 Jun 2016 18:08 UTC
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Donat­ing to MIRI vs. FHI vs. CEA vs. CFAR

ChrisHallquist27 Dec 2013 3:43 UTC
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45 comments1 min readLW link

FHI is hiring re­searchers!

Stuart_Armstrong23 Dec 2015 22:46 UTC
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3 comments2 min readLW link

Has SIAI/​FHI con­sid­ered putting up prizes for con­tri­bu­tions to im­por­tant prob­lems?

jsalvatier3 Jul 2011 17:26 UTC
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The Fu­ture of Hu­man­ity In­sti­tute is hiring a pro­ject manager

crmflynn26 Jan 2017 18:19 UTC
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Could you be Prof Nick Bostrom’s side­kick?

RobertWiblin5 Dec 2014 1:09 UTC
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47 comments1 min readLW link

Nick Bostrom’s TED talk on Su­per­in­tel­li­gence is now online

chaosmage27 Apr 2015 15:15 UTC
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10 comments1 min readLW link

2018 AI Align­ment Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks18 Dec 2018 4:46 UTC
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26 comments62 min readLW link

2019 AI Align­ment Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Comparison

Larks19 Dec 2019 3:00 UTC
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18 comments62 min readLW link

Room for more fund­ing at the Fu­ture of Hu­man­ity Institute

John_Maxwell16 Nov 2012 20:45 UTC
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Sny­der-Beat­tie, Sand­berg, Drexler & Bon­sall (2020): The Timing of Evolu­tion­ary Tran­si­tions Suggests In­tel­li­gent Life Is Rare

Kaj_Sotala24 Nov 2020 10:36 UTC
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15 comments2 min readLW link
(www.liebertpub.com)

2017 AI Safety Liter­a­ture Re­view and Char­ity Com­par­i­son

Larks24 Dec 2017 18:52 UTC
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5 comments23 min readLW link

Op­por­tu­ni­ties for in­di­vi­d­ual donors in AI safety

alexflint31 Mar 2018 18:37 UTC
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AI Safety Re­search Camp—Pro­ject Proposal

David_Kristoffersson2 Feb 2018 4:25 UTC
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11 comments8 min readLW link

The Sin­gu­lar­ity Wars

JoshuaFox14 Feb 2013 9:44 UTC
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The Vuln­er­a­ble World Hy­poth­e­sis (by Bostrom)

Ben Pace6 Nov 2018 20:05 UTC
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(nickbostrom.com)

The Fu­ture of Hu­man­ity In­sti­tute could make use of your money

danieldewey26 Sep 2014 22:53 UTC
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25 comments1 min readLW link

Claims & As­sump­tions made in Eter­nity in Six Hours

Ruby8 May 2019 23:11 UTC
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7 comments3 min readLW link

A Vi­su­al­iza­tion of Nick Bostrom’s Superintelligence

[deleted]23 Jul 2014 0:24 UTC
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28 comments3 min readLW link

De­ci­pher­ing China’s AI Dream

Qiaochu_Yuan18 Mar 2018 3:26 UTC
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1 comment1 min readLW link
(www.fhi.ox.ac.uk)

Dis­solv­ing the Fermi Para­dox, and what re­flec­tion it provides

Jan_Kulveit30 Jun 2018 16:35 UTC
25 points
22 comments1 min readLW link
(arxiv.org)
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