The Future of Humanity Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford.  It enables a select set of leading intellects to bring the tools of mathematics, philosophy, and science to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects.  The Institute belongs to the Faculty of Philosophy and is affiliated with the Oxford Martin School.

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FHI featured in Chronicle of Higher Education — September 2014

The Chronicle of Higher Education highlighted work done at FHI in an article about the risks of artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. 

Superintelligence featured NYT Science Bestsellers list — September 2014

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies has been featured on the NYT Science Bestseller’s list, sharing the list with Malcolm Gladwell’s David and Goliath and Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow. 

Carl Frey in Scientific American on automation and employment — September 2014

In an article featured in Scientific American, Oxford Martin and FHI research fellow Carl Frey discusses how cities can manage technological change, noting that the process of creative destruction works best when new occupations are fostered. 

Superintelligence released in United States — September 2014

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies is now available in the United States.  To mark the event, Nick Bostrom is starting his book tour in Washington DC at Noblis. 

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