'We are smart enough to realise that we are stupid, and stupid enough to make the problem of becoming smarter hard'.

Anders Sandberg is a researcher, popular science debater, trans-humanist and author of several book including Superhuman: Exploring Human Enhancement from 600 BCE to 2050 and Against the Grain: Foresters and Politics in Nova Scotia.

Sandberg currently researches for the Future of Humanity Institute where he focusses on topics such as global catastrophic risks, neuroethics and public policy.

'He might just be the most interesting academic at Oxford' - Robert Wiblin and Keiran Harris.

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