“It’s very appropriate that an organisation that has as its ambition to ‘solve intelligence’ has a process for thinking about what it would mean to succeed, even though it’s a long-term goal.” Dr Nick Bostrom, a philosopher at the University of Oxford and author of the book Superintelligence stated this argument at a Guardian interview last January. His statement is now more important then ever.

We are experiencing a time, where five companies are holding most of the economical (and even political) power in the world: Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft. These companies have the power to impact some of the biggest questions of our time. Technology is developing exponentially and there will be an explosion of highly intelligent micro, nano and virtual life forms colonizing the solar system that we know. …

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