What is 'machine intelligence'?

07 June 2012

Portrait of Dr Anders Sandberg

with Dr Anders Sandberg
Senior Research Fellow

Dr Anders Sandberg is Senior Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute, Faculty of Philosophy and Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. He also holds an AXA Research Fellowship. He has a background in computer science, neuroscience an...

Different kinds of super 'machine' intelligence are likely to exist in the future, with machines that are self improving. This is likely to provide a real challenge for human understanding. So constructing machines with values and deciding what those values should be is a huge challenge to philosophers, as Anders Sandberg explains.