Nate Soares

Ensuring Smarter-than-Human Intelligence has a Positive Outcome

Nate Soares

Talk: Ensuring Smarter-than-Human Intelligence has a Positive Outcome

Nate Soares is the Executive Director of the Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI), an organization focused on ensuring that smarter-than-human intelligence has a positive outcome. Nate comes to Google to discuss the potential impact of AI. He lays a framework for understanding its significance and overviews key principles for ensuring that AI behaves as we intend it to, even in the absence of human supervision.

Nate Soares

Nate Soares heads MIRI’s research program. He first joined MIRI in 2014 as a research fellow, quickly earning a strong reputation for his strategic insight and high productivity. Nate is the primary author of most of MIRI’s agent foundations technical agenda. Prior to MIRI, Nate worked as a software engineer at Google.