Ross Andersen has published an essay about his visit to the Future of Humanity Institute at Aeon Magazine:
When we peer into the fog of the deep future what do we see – human extinction or a future among the stars?
Last December I came face to face with a Megalosaurus at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. I was there to meet Nick Bostrom, a philosopher who has made a career out of contemplating distant futures, hypothetical worlds that lie thousands of years ahead in the stream of time. Bostrom is the director of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute, a research collective tasked with pondering the long-term fate of human civilisation.
You can read the whole article at Aeon.