Nick Bostrom is a Swedish-born philosopher with a background in physics, computational neuroscience, and mathematical logic. He is Professor of Applied Ethics at the University of Oxford, Director of the Oxford Future of Humanity Institute and Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology.
Books by Nick Bostrom
Interviews where books by Nick Bostrom were recommended
Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach
by Peter Norvig & Stuart Russell
Deep Learning (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning series)
by Aaron Courville, Ian Goodfellow & Yoshua Bengio
The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World
by Pedro Domingos
Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies
by Nick Bostrom
Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
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