Steve Omohundro is on the Advisory Board of the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence which is doing important work on the social consequences of artificial intelligence. On September 8-9, 2007 he spoke at their conference on AI and the Future of Humanity at the San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts. About 1000 people attended, including over 40 different media outlets. The audio for his talk is available online:
as is the question and answer session:
Soon, edited video of the talks will also be available.
Two podcasts recorded in preparation for the conference are also available:
“Steve Omohundro is a very brave man. He’s tall, he’s confident, he’s enthusiastic. And he’s wearing an expensive leather jacket. He can be a hero. And he wants to design a perfect humanoid robot, one that does no evil.”