Now Hiring Researchers

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence (AI) safety within the Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) at Oxford University. This post is fixed-term for 2 years from the date of appointment. Continue reading

Research on Moral Trade

FHI researcher Toby Ord has published recent research on moral trade in Ethics. Differing ethical viewpoints can allow for moral trade, arrangements that improve the state of affairs from all involved viewpoints. Continue reading

Risks and impacts of AI: conference, open letter, and new funding program

Over the weekend of January 2, much of our research staff from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology attended The Future of AI: Opportunities and Challenges, a conference held by the Future of Life Institute to bring together AI researchers from academia and industry, AI safety researchers, lawyers, economists, and many others to discuss short and long-term issues in AI’s impact on society.

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FHI in 2014

In 2014 FHI produced over 20 publications and policy reports, and our research was the topic of over 1000 media pieces.  The highlight of the year was the publication of Superintelligence, Paths, Dangers, Strategies, which has opened a broader discussion on how to ensure our future AI systems remain safe. Continue reading