Anders Sandberg’s research at the Future of Humanity Institute centres on societal and ethical issues surrounding human enhancement and new technology, estimating the capabilities of future technologies, and management of low-probability high-impact risks. Topics of particular interest include global catastrophic risk, cognitive biases, cognitive enhancement, collective intelligence, neuroethics and public policy. In particular, he has written a series of papers (together with Julian Savulescu and Brian Earp) about the ethics of neuroenhancement of love.
He is also research associate to the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, and the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics.
Anders has a background in computer science, neuroscience and medical engineering. He obtained his Ph.D in computational neuroscience from Stockholm University, Sweden, for work on neural network modelling of human memory.
The Unilateralist’s Curse: The case for a principle of conformity. Social Epistemology Bostrom, N., Douglas, T. & Sandberg, A. 2016
Ethics of brain emulations. Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 26(3), 439-457 2014
Multinationals: curse or blessing for the developing world?
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