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Nick Bostrom:
A philosophical quest for our biggest problems

TEDGlobal 2005 · 16:52 · Filmed Jul 2005
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Oxford philosopher and transhumanist Nick Bostrom examines the future of humankind and asks whether we might alter the fundamental nature of humanity to solve our most intrinsic problems.

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Nick Bostrom specializes in big questions. What should we do, as individuals and as a species, to optimize our long-term prospects? What is our strategic situation? Will humanity’s technological advancements ultimately destroy us? Full bio
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