Aug 5th, 2021
Allison Duettmann is the president of Foresight Institute. She leads the Intelligent Cooperation, Molecular Machines, Biotech & Health Extension Groups, shares Foresight’s work with the public, e.g. at the Wall Street Journal, SXSW, O’Reilly AI, WEF, The Partnership on AI, Effective Altruism Global, TEDx. She co-edited the book Superintelligence: Coordination & Strategy, and is collaborating on another book on Intelligent Voluntary Cooperation.
Foresight Institute advances technologies of fundamental importance to the long-term future of life and the biosphere, focusing on molecular machine nanotechnology, biotechnology, and computer science. (https://foresight.org/about-us/our-mission/)
We talked about Existential Hope and why why it is important, covered many frontier technologies, the great works Foresight Institute has been working on, such as bridging Nanotechnology and Biotechnology (DNA Materials,) also a little bit on brain tissue replacement and cellular rejuvenation.
“The future lies in the intersection of technologies.”
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Jean Hebert from the Albert Einstein School of Medicine introduced the idea of brain tissue replacement as a necessary strategy for the long-term defeat of aging.
Drug Target Discovery for Cellular Rejuvenation by ‘Driver’ Clocks | Daniel Ives, Shift Bioscience
Superintelligence: Coordination & Strategy
David Manheim - He is currently involved in understanding large scale risks to humanity in different domains, focusing on biosecurity and artificial intelligence alignment, looking at both technical issues in risk evaluation and public policy approaches.
Kris Carlson - Biomedical Simulation, Safe Artificial General Intelligence