MIRI’s August 2014 newsletter

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Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Dear friends,

Our summer matching challenge is underway! Every donation made to MIRI between now and August 15th, 2014 will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $200,000!

Please donate now to help support our research!

Research Updates

News Updates

  • There are now 10 MIRIx groups around the world, in 4 countries.
  • Nick Bostrom will speak about his new book Superintelligence at UC Berkeley on September 12th.
  • Jed McCaleb has launched a new digital currency, stellars. MIRI now accepts donated stellars; our public name for receiving stellars is: miri

Other Updates

  • Nick Bostrom’s new book Superintelligence has been released in the UK, and the Kindle version is available in the US. (Hardcopy available in the US on Sep. 1st.)

As always, please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any questions or comments.

Luke Muehlhauser
Executive Director