Lead by Founding Director Prof. Nick Bostrom, the Future of Humanity Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford. It enables a select set of leading intellects to bring the tools of mathematics, philosophy, and science to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects.
The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET) is a nonprofit think tank which promotes ideas about how technological progress can increase freedom, happiness, and human flourishing in democratic societies. We believe that technological progress can be a catalyst for positive human development so long as we ensure that technologies are safe and equitably distributed. We call this a "technoprogressive" orientation. Focusing on emerging technologies that have the potential to positively transform social conditions and the quality of human lives - especially "human enhancement technologies" - the IEET seeks to cultivate academic, professional, and popular understanding of their implications, both positive and negative, and to encourage responsible public policies for their safe and equitable use.
Description text to appear on this directory site: Nigeria ICT Fest (NIF) was described as an initiative to engender economic development in Nigeria by leveraging Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Specifically, to leverage emerging technologies – robotics, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, bio-technology, nanotechnology, virtual reality, and 3D printing, among others. The vision of Nigeria ICT Fest is to bridge the technology gap between Nigeria and the developed world.
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