Jaan Tallinn

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Name: Jaan Tallinn
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Could Artificial Intelligence Lead To Our Destruction?

By W hen the world ends, it may not be by fire or ice or an evil robot overlord. Our demise may come at the hands of a superintelligence that just wants more paper clips.So says Nick Bostrom, a philosopher who founded and directs the Future of Humanity ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Tamkivi's Startup Boosted by €1.9 Million Investment

Former Skype CEO Sten Tamkivi's Teleport start-up received 1.9 million euros in investments, after the unveiling of the project in May.Teleport , which is still in the development and testing phase, is software which helps people compare the living costs ... [Published Eesti Televisioon - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Startup, Skype, Jaan Tallinn
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

FESTIVAL OF DANGEROUS IDEAS HITS SYDNEY THIS WEEKEND

Being one of the country’s creative hubs, Sydney is always brimming with people full of ideas. This weekend, however, those ideas are going to take a turn for the dangerous.In its sixth year, the Festival Of Dangerous Ideas is once again dawning on the ... [Published Pagesdigital - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

LendLayer Raises $400,000 Seed Round to Help Aspiring Developers

LendLayer announced this week that it has raised $400,000 to help aspiring developers finance their education at coding bootcamps.The seed round was led by Skype cofounder Jaan Tallinn and Bluefin Labs cofounders Michael Fleischman and Deb Roy.The problem ... [Published Tech Vibes - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Startup Institute Alumni Raise $400K to Help Others Afford Alternative Learning

When Sebastian Fung enrolled in the Startup Institute , he had dreams of starting his own company. He left his comfortable finance job at PricewaterhouseCoopers , and moved from Toronto, Canada, to Boston in hopes of finding a co-founder — a task hard ... [Published Bostinno - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] (GCR Institute) Summer Newsletter: New Publications (fwd)

----- Forwarded message from GCR Institute < seth@gcrinstitute.org > ----- Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2014 17:03:41 +0000From: GCR Institute < seth@gcrinstitute.org >To: rtomek@ceti.pl Subject: Summer Newsletter: New Publications Dear friends, There ... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Manufacturing and renewable energy firms fuel activity in North East deal-making market

It’s official: the UK economy is in robust health once again. The International Monetary Fund’s prediction of a 3.2% growth rate this year – almost double the 1.7% recorded in 2013 – is based on strong job creation figures, rising confidence and lower ... [Published B Daily - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

We Need to Stop Killer Robots Taking Over the World

Nick Bostrom. Photo via.Nick Bostrom’s job is to dream up increasingly lurid scenarios that could wipe out the human race: Asteroid strikes; high-energy physics experiments that go wrong; global plagues of genetically-modified superbugs; the emergence ... [Published Vice UK - Aug 11 2014]
Entities: Nick Bostrom, Gorilla, Risk
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

FODI 2014: The End Of The World As We Know It

The End of the World as We Know It is a panel discussion about what the future holds for the humble human race. The talk features scientist and leader of the Climate Council Tim Flannery, environmental journalist Elizabeth Kolbert, psychologist Steven ... [Published Broadsheet - Aug 08 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

What Would the End of Humanity Mean for Me ?

Sometimes Stephen Hawking writes an article that both mentions Johnny Depp and strongly warns that computers are an imminent threat to humanity, and not many people really care. That is the day there is too much on the Internet. (Did the computers not ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - May 09 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Undo Software raises $1.25 mln in third funding round

Undo Software has secured a third funding round worth $1.25 million. Funds come from existing backers within the Cambridge Angels group and some new investors. PRESS RELEASE Undo Software today announced a third funding round of $1.25 million, ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 29 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 29 2014 - 2 reports

Skype Co-Founder Jaan Tallinn Backs Reversible Debugging Startup Undo Software

 As software continues to eat the world, the tools to help make developers' lives easier continue to mature. Case in point: Cambridge, UK-based Undo Software, which offers reversible debugging software for app development on Linux and Android. Read ... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Apr 29 2014]
Entities: Jaan Tallinn, Skype, Startup

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..."It would take out not just the number of people alive now but the number of people not yet born," Tallinn says. "compared to that, even very serious concerns like malaria—one of the biggest things that rich people seem to be acknowledging—are minuscule."

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Could Artificial Intelligence Lead To Our Destr... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - 15 hours ago]
Tamkivi's Startup Boosted by €1.9 Million Inves... [Published Eesti Televisioon - Sep 10 2014]
FESTIVAL OF DANGEROUS IDEAS HITS SYDNEY THIS WE... [Published Pagesdigital - Aug 28 2014]
LendLayer Raises $400,000 Seed Round to Help As... [Published Tech Vibes - Aug 21 2014]
Startup Institute Alumni Raise $400K to Help Ot... [Published Bostinno - Aug 20 2014]
[tt] (GCR Institute) Summer Newsletter: New Pub... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 16 2014]
Manufacturing and renewable energy firms fuel a... [Published B Daily - Aug 12 2014]
We Need to Stop Killer Robots Taking Over the W... [Published Vice UK - Aug 11 2014]
FODI 2014: The End Of The World As We Know It [Published Broadsheet - Aug 08 2014]
What Would the End of Humanity Mean for Me ? [Published Atlantic Monthly - May 09 2014]
Undo Software raises $1.25 mln in third funding... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 29 2014]
Skype Co-Founder Jaan Tallinn Backs Reversible ... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Apr 29 2014]
Skype Co-Founder Jaan Tallinn Backs Reversible ... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 29 2014]
Artificial intelligence: the companies behind B... [Published Telegraph - Feb 02 2014]
Google acquires AI start-up DeepMind for US$500m [Published Silicon Republic - Jan 27 2014]
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[tt] (GCR Institute) Summer Newsletter: New Pub... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 16 2014]
----- Forwarded message from GCR Institute < seth@gcrinstitute.org > ----- Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2014 17:03:41 +0000From: GCR Institute < seth@gcrinstitute.org >To: rtomek@ceti.pl Subject: Summer Newsletter: New Publications Dear friends, There ...
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Undo Software has secured a third funding round worth $1.25 million. Funds come from existing backers within the Cambridge Angels group and some new investors. PRESS RELEASE Undo Software today announced a third funding round of $1.25 million, ...
Skype Co-Founder Jaan Tallinn Backs Reversible ... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Apr 29 2014]
 As software continues to eat the world, the tools to help make developers' lives easier continue to mature. Case in point: Cambridge, UK-based Undo Software, which offers reversible debugging software for app development on Linux and Android. Read ...
Skype Co-Founder Jaan Tallinn Backs Reversible ... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 29 2014]
 As software continues to eat the world, the tools to help make developers' lives easier continue to mature. Case in point: Cambridge, UK-based Undo Software, which offers reversible debugging software for app development on Linux and Android. Read ...
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