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.
|Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology|
|Amlin Research Collaboration on Systemic Risk of Modelling|
|Global Priorities Project|
Carl Frey discussed the future of automation and employment at the House of Commons on February 25th. Our current research within the Oxford Martin School’s Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology suggests almost half of the modern workforce is vulnerable to increased automation.
The Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk will be hosting a public lecture on February 26th entitled “Existential Risk: Surviving the 21st Century.”
As physics shines more light on the nature of our universe, Nick Bostrom’s simulation argument has received more attention. Last week, the New York Times cited Bostrom’s work in explaining why physicists are conducting certain experiments.