Anders Sandberg

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Name: Anders Sandberg
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Solve climate change … make people smaller | Education

The researchers propose that smaller humans will consume less energy. They explore whether it's best to reduce humans' average height, or weight, or both. The plan to engineer a shorter, smaller human race to cope with climate change[1] is almost as big ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Re: [tt] y2k bug

many analysts believe potential catastrophes were averted due to the pro-active action from governments, corporations and individual consumers (U.S. Senate, 2000),   Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem. 2000. Y2K Aftermath ... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Debate featuring Anders Sandberg on the future of human cloning

Anders Sandberg, a member of the advisory board for the LifeBoat Foundation, recently took part in a panel debate on the future of human cloning produced by the Institute of Art and Ideas . Debate blurb: Human cloning is anathema to most ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

How to Move an Entire Solar System

The Shkadov Thruster or In our cosmic megastructures series, PM explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in building gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today: the Shkadov Thruster, a mirror the size of the sun.An artist's ... [Published Popular Mechanics - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The five biggest threats to human existence | Anders Sandberg | Comment is free

In the daily hubbub of current “crises” facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 years from now, but 1,000 or 10,000 years from now. I use the word “hope” because we face risks, called ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Improbable Scenario of the Runaway Future: Deconstructing the Singularity

“It is sometimes worthwhile to take science fiction seriously.” -Irving Good Speculations Concerning the First Ultra-intelligent Machine (1965)Recently, it was time to celebrate what technology can do in medicine when a patient at the Ohio State University ... [Published World Future Society - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Will killing robots with artificial brains be unethical in the future?

In the future it’s possible we will be able to create artificially human brains that emulate a real human.Imagine that in hundreds of years in the future it becomes possible to create an exact replica of any human brain on Earth. How should the copy be ... [Published Impact Lab - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Serco receives contract extension in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes. Image CC credit Anders SandbergMilton Keynes Council has awarded Serco a four-year extension on its cleaning, recycling, waste and street cleansing contract.Serco’s understanding and support for the Council’s ‘Localism Agenda’ was key to ... [Published Cleaning Hygiene Today - Jul 02 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Five Biggest Threats To Human Existence

Other ways humanity could end are more subtle. United States Department of Energy In the daily hubbub of current “crises” facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 years from now, but ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - May 29 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

Can software suffer?

Software may be “eating the world”, in the words of venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, but should some software be given the same moral status as animals or even humans? In a new paper , Anders Sandberg, a research fellow at Oxford’s Future of Humanity ... [Published Tech Blog - May 28 2014]
First reported May 17 2014 - Updated May 17 2014 - 1 reports

What’s The Greatest Threat Facing Mankind?

Anders Sandberg of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute took to Reddit earlier this week to explain what keeps him up at night. At the top of the list: nuclear war. The typical mammalian species last for a few million years, which means that extinction ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 17 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ties of the Matrix: An Exercise in Combinatorics

mikejuk (1801200) writes "The Matrix Reloaded started something when 'The Merovingian' wore a number of very flashy ties. The problem was that we thought we knew how many ways you can tie a tie. The number of ways had been enumerated in 2001 and the answer ... [Published Slashdot - Apr 06 2014]

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...a few hundred million miles in diameter, or greater than the distance between the Earth and the sun—most of it would be thin, reflective material. "it's probably going to be a lot of thin foil" Sandberg says

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Solve climate change … make people smaller | Ed... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
Solve climate change … make people smaller [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Re: [tt] y2k bug [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 25 2014]
Debate featuring Anders Sandberg on the future ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 23 2014]
How to Move an Entire Solar System [Published Popular Mechanics - Jul 21 2014]
The five biggest threats to human existence | A... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 21 2014]
The Improbable Scenario of the Runaway Future: ... [Published World Future Society - Jul 16 2014]
Will killing robots with artificial brains be u... [Published Impact Lab - Jul 10 2014]
Serco receives contract extension in Milton Keynes [Published Cleaning Hygiene Today - Jul 02 2014]
The Five Biggest Threats To Human Existence [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - May 29 2014]
Can software suffer? [Published Tech Blog - May 28 2014]
What’s The Greatest Threat Facing Mankind? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 17 2014]
The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity... [Published Popular Science - May 16 2014]
[tt] (MIRI 2014-04) Suzana Herculano-Houzel on ... [Published TranshumanTech - May 10 2014]
Ties of the Matrix: An Exercise in Combinatorics [Published Slashdot - Apr 06 2014]
The false allure of centenarians — Why centenar... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Mar 05 2014]
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Re: [tt] y2k bug [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 25 2014]
many analysts believe potential catastrophes were averted due to the pro-active action from governments, corporations and individual consumers (U.S. Senate, 2000),   Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem. 2000. Y2K Aftermath ...
Debate featuring Anders Sandberg on the future ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 23 2014]
Anders Sandberg, a member of the advisory board for the LifeBoat Foundation, recently took part in a panel debate on the future of human cloning produced by the Institute of Art and Ideas . Debate blurb: Human cloning is anathema to most ...
The Five Biggest Threats To Human Existence [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - May 29 2014]
Other ways humanity could end are more subtle. United States Department of Energy In the daily hubbub of current “crises” facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 years from now, but ...
Can software suffer? [Published Tech Blog - May 28 2014]
Software may be “eating the world”, in the words of venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, but should some software be given the same moral status as animals or even humans? In a new paper , Anders Sandberg, a research fellow at Oxford’s Future of Humanity ...
What’s The Greatest Threat Facing Mankind? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 17 2014]
Anders Sandberg of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute took to Reddit earlier this week to explain what keeps him up at night. At the top of the list: nuclear war. The typical mammalian species last for a few million years, which means that extinction ...
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