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Intersecting Frontiers: Biotech, Neurotech, and AI | Opportunities and Risks

Allison Duettmann
Foresight Institute

Allison Duettmann is the president and CEO of the Foresight Institute, which is a research organization and nonprofit that supports the beneficial development of high impact technologies. Foresight gathers leading minds to advance research and accelerate progress toward flourishing futures by exploring areas such as molecular nanotechnology, brain computer interfaces, space exploration, cryptocomers, and AI. In this transcript, Allison tells about the intersecting frontiers of biotech, neurotech, and AI. All of these are  technologies with great potential and at least equal risks for humans. So the question she poses and will hopefully answer today is, can we overcome the institutional challenges that are slowing down progress without exacerbating civilizational risks that come along with powerful technological progress?