Facing disaster: the great challenges framework

@article{Torres2019FacingDT,
  title={Facing disaster: the great challenges framework},
  author={Phil Torres},
  journal={Foresight},
  year={2019},
  volume={21},
  pages={4-34}
}
This paper provides a detailed survey of the greatest dangers facing humanity this century. It argues that there are three broad classes of risks – the “Great Challenges” – that deserve our immediate attention, namely, environmental degradation, which includes climate change and global biodiversity loss; the distribution of unprecedented destructive capabilities across society by dual-use emerging technologies; and value-misaligned algorithms that exceed human-level intelligence in every… Expand
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