James Downs is exceptionally talented — both academically and musically. He’s also a perfectionist who has struggled with OCD and anorexia. He now campaigns for better mental health services for young people.
Powerful AI needs to be reliably aligned with human values. Does this mean that AI will eventually have to police those values? Cambridge philosophers Huw Price and Karina Vold consider the trade-off between safety and autonomy in the era of superintelligence.
Judith Bunbury’s career has taken her from geology into archaeology, where she contributes to international teams puzzling out the narratives of ancient Egypt. She says her love of wearing bright colours makes her hard to ignore.
Twenty-six experts on the security implications of emerging technologies have jointly authored a ground-breaking report – sounding the alarm about the potential malicious use of artificial intelligence by rogue states, criminals, and terrorists.
Beth Singler looks at how ideas of science and religion are woven into our lives through the stories we tell. She’s particularly interested in our relationship with increasingly human-like machines. Will they replace us or enhance our lives?