The Reith Lectures

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Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series. This year, Stuart Russell explores the future of AI and asks: how can we get it right?

AI: A Future for Humans Dec. 22, 2021
Stuart Russell suggests a way forward for human control over artificial intelligence.
AI in the economy Dec. 15, 2021
What will artificial intelligence mean for the future of work?
AI in warfare Dec. 8, 2021
Stuart Russell warns of the dangers of developing autonomous weapon systems
Stuart Russell asks how artificial intelligence could transform our world
Mark Carney argues that the market can be redirected to alleviating climate change.
Mark Carney looks at the tensions between economic and human values during the pandemic.
Mark Carney assesses what lessons have been learnt from the 2008 financial crash.
Why have financial values come to be considered more important than human ones?
Shifting the Foundations June 18, 2019
Jonathan Sumption argues against Britain adopting a written constitution.
Jonathan Sumption assess the pros and cons of written and unwritten constitutions.
Jonathan Sumption argues that courts have usurped power via human rights law.
In Praise of Politics May 28, 2019
Jonathan Sumption explains how democracy can accommodate opposing opinions and interests
Law's Expanding Empire May 21, 2019
Jonathan Sumption argues that the law is taking over the space once occupied by politics.
War's Fatal Attraction July 24, 2018
Margaret MacMillan examines how we remember and represent war in art.
War's Fatal Attraction July 24, 2018
Margaret MacMillan examines how we remember and represent war in art.
Margaret MacMillan assesses attempts to constrain and justify conflict.
Margaret MacMillan assesses attempts to constrain and justify conflict.
Civilians and War July 10, 2018
Margaret MacMillan examines the role of civilians as supporters and victims of conflict.
Civilians and War July 10, 2018
Margaret MacMillan examines the role of civilians as supporters and victims of conflict.
Margaret MacMillan explores our complex relationship with the people who go to war.