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Sunday, August 7 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Risks and Benefits of Advanced AI

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Max Tegmark Q&A: https://PollEv.com/discourses/mOgFb73SdE3XO6W/web

Panel Q&A: https://PollEv.com/discourses/evDs4AadYJywXL6/web

Artificial intelligence is clearly a prime contender for the next huge technological transformation in the history of humanity. This panel will discuss how we can ensure that we reap all the benefits of AI while avoiding the risks it poses.

Moderators
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Riva-Melissa Tez

Riva-Melissa Tez is a Co-Founder and Partner at Permutation Ventures, a database platform and investment fund that focuses on impact-driven early-stage AI companies.

Speakers
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Dario Amodei

Dario Amodei is the co-author (with Chris Olah and others) of the recent paper “Concrete Problems in AI Safety”, which outlines a pragmatic and empirical approach to making AI systems safe.  Dario is currently a research scientist at OpenAI, and prior to that worked at Google and Baidu.  Dario also helped to lead the project that developed Deep Speech 2, which was named one of 10 “Breakthrough Technologies of... Read More →
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Daniel Dewey

Daniel Dewey is the Alexander Tamas Research Fellow on Machine Superintelligence and the Future of AI at the Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford Martin School. He was previously a software engineer at Google Seattle, and did research at Intel Labs Pittsburgh during his undergraduate at Carnegie Mellon University.
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Dileep George

Before cofounding Vicarious, Dileep was CTO of Numenta, an AI company he cofounded with Jeff Hawkins and Donna Dubinsky. Before Numenta, Dileep was a Research Fellow at the Redwood Neuroscience Institute. Dileep has authored 22 patents and several influential papers on the mathematics of brain circuits. Dileep's research on hierarchical models of the brain earned him a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He earned his MS in EE... Read More →
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Toby Ord

Toby has held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Balliol College, Oxford, and is currently a James Martin Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute. His current research focus is population ethics. He completed BPhil and PhD degrees at the University of Oxford. Toby founded Giving What We Can and donates everything he earns above £18,000 to charity. His work on cost-effective philanthropy has received extensive... Read More →


Sunday August 7, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
1. Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA 94720

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