Publications

Over the years I have produced a certain number of papers, book chapters, and essays. Plus roleplaying game modules, short stories and technical reports. The best ones (in my opinion) are marked with a star.

Type Date Topic
Paper * 2016 Decisions, uncertainty Nick Bostrom, Thomas Douglas, Anders Sandberg. The Unilateralist’s Curse: The case for a principle of conformity. Social Epistemology. DOI:10.1080/02691728.2015.1108373
Paper 2015 Transhumanism, ethics Sandberg, A. & Diéguez, A. (2015). Una mirada al futuro de la tecnología y del ser humano. Entrevista con Anders Sandberg. Contrastes: revista internacional de Filosofia, Vol XX, No 2. P. 373-390.
Paper 2015 Ethics, love Earp, B. D., Sandberg, A., & Savulescu, J. (2015). The medicalization of love. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Vol. 24, No. 3, 323–336.
Popular science 2015 Whole brain emulation, ethics Can software suffer? Death and pain in digital brains, New Scientist, 9 September 2015.
Popular science 2015 Software engineering, ethics Levinstein, B., Sandberg A. (2015) Software engineers need their own Hippocratic Oath. Quartz July 27, 2015.
Paper 2015 AI, ethics Sandberg, A., Bradshaw-Martin, H., & Gérardin-Laverge, M. (2015). La voiture autonome et ses implications morales. Multitudes, 58(1), 62-68.
Paper 2015 Cryonics, ethics, abortion Minerva, F., & Sandberg, A. (2015). Cryopreservation of Embryos and Fetuses as a Future Option for Family Planning Purposes. Journal of Evolution & Technology, 25(1). Pp. 17-30.
Popular science 2015 Love, neuroscience The relationship between the neural plumbing and the agape. Essay in catalogue for exhibition Love is Enough: William Morris & Andy Warhol at Modern Art Oxford.
Paper 2015 Knots, ties, formal language Hirsch, D., Markström, I., Patterson, M. L., Sandberg, A., & Vejdemo-Johansson, M. (2015). More ties than we thought. PeerJ Computer Science, 1, e2.
Chapter 2015 Whole brain emulation, ethics Sandberg, A., (2015). Ethics of brain emulations. In Risks of Artificial Intelligence, edited by Vincent Müller. Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2015.
Chapter * 2014 Meaning of life, transhumanism Anders Sandberg. Transhumanism and the Meaning of Life. In Transhumanism and Religion: Moving into an Unknown Future, eds. Tracy Trothen and Calvin Mercer, Praeger 2014
Chapter 2014 Whole brain emulation, ethics Anders Sandberg, Being nice to software animals and babies. Chapter in Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds, eds. Russell Blackford and Damien Broderick. Wiley-Blackwell. Forthcoming.
Chapter 2014 Intergalactic colonization Stuart Armstrong, Anders Sandberg and Séan Ó hÉigeartaigh. Outrunning the law: extraterrestrial liberty and universal colonisation. Book chapter in proceedings of Extraterrestrial Liberty: What is Freedom Beyond the Earth? British Interplanetary Society and the UK Centre for Astrobiology conference 13-14 June 2013. Forthcoming.
Chapter 2014 Policymaking, collective cognition Anders Sandberg. Smarter policymaking through improved collective cognition? In Anticipating 2025: A guide to the radical scenarios that lie ahead, whether or not we’re ready for them. Ed. David W. Wood. London Futurists. 2014
Paper 2014 Enhancement ethics Earp Brian D., Sandberg Anders, Kahane Guy, Savulescu Julian. When is diminishment a form of enhancement? Rethinking the enhancement debate in biomedical ethics. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 8:12, 2014 DOI 10.3389/fnsys.2014.00012
Paper 2014 Enhancement ethics, love Brian D. Earp, Anders Sandberg, Julian Savulescu. “Brave new love: the threat of high-tech “conversion” therapy and the bio-oppression of sexual minorities“. American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, 5(1): 4-12, 2014.
Paper * 2014 Whole brain emulation, ethics Anders Sandberg. Ethics of brain emulations. Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence. Volume 26, Issue 3, 2014. Special Issue: Risks of General Artificial Intelligence
Paper 2014 Love, medicalization Brian D Earp, Anders Sandberg, Julian Savulescu. The medicalization of love. Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics. June 2014. 06/2014 DOI:10.1017/S0963180114000206
Popular science 2014 Artificial intelligence 10 June 2014: Eugene the Turing test-beating teenbot reveals more about humans than computers. The Conversation.
Popular science 2014 Existential risk 29 May 2014: The five biggest threats to human existence. The Conversation.
Popular science 2014 Existential risk 12 May 2014: From human extinction to super intelligence, two futurists explain. The Conversation
Popular science 2014 Ageing 5 March 2014: Avi Roy, Anders Sandberg. The curse of centenarians epitomise our fears about growing old. The Conversation.
Popular science 2014 Astrophysics 2 February 2014: What would the Earth be like if it was the shape of a donut? Io9,
Report * 2014 Systemic risk, cognitive bias Amlin, Systemic risk of modelling. 2014.
Short-story 2014 Fiction Anders Sandberg, The passenger. Short story in the anthology After Tranquility: Tales From Orion’s Arm vol 2, Orion’s Arm Project. 2014
Working paper 2014 Whole brain emulation Anders Sandberg, Monte Carlo model of brain emulation development. Future of Humanity Institute working paper 2014-1
Book review 2013 Kurzweil, artificial intelligence Anders Sandberg, Rena tankar utan kött och känslor, Axess #5 2013. (book review of Ray Kurzweil’s “How to Create a Mind” 2013)
Chapter 2013 Bioethics, environmental ethics, reprint Matthew Liao, Anders Sandberg, Rebecca Roache, Human engineering and climate change, in Designer Biology: The Ethics of Intensively Engineering Biological and Ecological Systems, eds. Ronald L. Sandler, John Basl, Lexington Books, 2013 pp. 105-124
Chapter * 2013 Enhancement ethics, reprint Anders Sandberg, Morphological Freedom, in The Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Essays on the Science, Technology, and Philosophy of the Human Future, Max More and Natasha Vita-More, eds. Wiley (2013) (original version)
Chapter * 2013 Singularity, reprint Anders Sandberg, Models of Technological Singularity, in The Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Essays on the Science, Technology, and Philosophy of the Human Future, Max More and Natasha Vita-More, eds. Wiley (2013)
Paper 2013 Enhancement ethics, love Brian D. Earp, Olga A. Wudarczyk, Anders Sandberg, Julian Savulescu.  “If I could just stop loving you: Anti-love biotechnology and the ethics of a chemical breakup”  American Journal of Bioethics, Vol: 13(11): 3–17. 2013
Paper 2013 Interstellar colonization, Fermi question Stuart Armstrong, Anders Sandberg. Eternity in six hours: Intergalactic spreading of intelligent life and sharpening the Fermi paradox. Acta Astronautica 89 (2013) 1–13
Paper 2013 Whole brain emulation, existential risk Peter Eckersley, Anders Sandberg. Is Brain Emulation Dangerous? Journal of Artificial General Intelligence. Volume 4, Issue 3 (Dec 2013) Brain Emulation and Connectomics: a Convergence of Neuroscience and Artificial General Intelligence, Editors: Randal Koene and Diana Deca
Peer commentary 2013 Enhancement ethics Anders Sandberg, Enhancement Policy and the Value of Information. Open peer commentary on “Prohibition or Coffee Shops: Regulation of Amphetamine and Methylphenidate for Enhancement Use by Healthy Adults” by Veljko Dubljević. American Journal of Bioethics. Vol 13:7, pp. 34-35 2013
Popular science 2013 Astrophysics 3 December 2013: “What a Habitable Planet Twice the Size of Earth Would Be Like”, Io9
Popular science 2013 Aging 3 December 2013: Comment article ”Do Finnish men age faster when unemployed?” with Avi Roy in The Conversation.
Popular science 2013 Enhancement ethics, schooling 1 November 2013: Anders Sandberg, Talent is unfair, and genes can’t be used to change that, The Conversation
Chapter 2012 Whole brain emulation Anders Sandberg, Feasibility of whole brain emulation, in Müller, Vincent C. (ed.), (2012), Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence, (SAPERE, vol 5. Berlin: Springer). Pp. 251-264
Chapter 2012 Enhancement ethics, juries Anders Sandberg, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Julian Savulescu, The Memory of Jurors: Enhancing Trial Performance, in Memory and Law, L. Nadel & W. Sinnott-Armstrong (Eds.,), Oxford University Press, 2012.
Chapter 2012 Transhumanism Anders Sandberg, Posthuman Possibilities, chapter in Is mankind old-fashioned? Discussions on the meaning of the technique, Il Mulino. (2012)
Paper 2012 Climate ethics Matthew Liao, Anders Sandberg, Rebecca Roache, Human engineering and climate change, target article in Ethics, Policy & Environment 15 (2) 2012: 206-221
Paper 2012 Enhancement ethics, love Brian D. Earp, Anders Sandberg and Julian Savulescu, Natural Selection, Childrearing, and the Ethics of Marriage (and Divorce): Building a Case for the Neuroenhancement of Human Relationships, Philosophy & Technology, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/s13347-012-0081-8
Paper * 2012 Enhancement Martin Dresler, Anders Sandberg, Kathrin Ohla, Christoph Bublitz, Carlos Trenado, Aleksandra Mroczko-Wasowicz, Simone Kühn, Dimitris Repantis. Non-pharmacological cognitive enhancement, Neuropharmacology (2012), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2012.07.002
Paper 2012 Artificial Intelligence Stuart Armstrong, Anders Sandberg and Nick Bostrom, Thinking Inside the Box: Controlling and Using an Oracle AI, Minds and Machines 2012, DOI: 10.1007/s11023-012-9282-2.
Popular science 2012 Enhancement ethics, love Anders Sandberg, Julian Sacvulescu, The Big Idea: Love Machine: Engineering lifelong romance, New Scientist 14 May 2012
Research report 2012 Backups Anders Sandberg and Stuart Armstrong, Indefinite survival through backup copies. FHI Research report 2012.
Chapter 2011 Enhancement ethics, juries Anders Sandberg, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Julian Savulescu, Cognitive Enhancement in Courts , Anders Sandberg, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, and Julian Savulescu, Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics, eds. Judy Illes and Barbara J. Sahakian, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2011
Chapter 2011 Enhancement ethics Savulescu, J., Sandberg, A. and Kahane, G. (2011), ‘Enhancement and Well-being’, in  J. Savulescu, R. ter Meulen and G. Kahane (Eds.) Enhancing Human Capacities,Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell pp. 3-18
Chapter 2011 Enhancement ethics Savulescu, J., Sandberg, A. and Kahane, G. (2011), ‘Reasons to Feel, Reasons to Take Pills’, in  J. Savulescu, R. ter Meulen and G. Kahane (Eds.) Enhancing Human Capacities,Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell pp. 166-178
Chapter 2011 Enhancement ethics Sandberg, A. Cognition Enhancement–Upgrading the Brain, in  J. Savulescu, R. ter Meulen and G. Kahane (Eds.) Enhancing Human Capacities, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 71-91 2011.
Report 2011, Unpublished Identity Nick Bostrom, Anders Sandberg, The Future of Identity. Report to the UK government.
Letter 2011 Memory Emily A. Holmes, Anders Sandberg, Lalitha Iyadurai, Erasing trauma memories: is this what the science suggests or even what we want to do? British Journal of Psychiatry, November 2010
Research report 2011 Artificial intelligence, survey Anders Sandberg and Nick Bostrom, Machine Intelligence Survey. FHI research report #2011-2
Roleplaying game 2011 Transhumanism, urbanism Anders Sandberg and Waldemar Ingdahl, Cities of the Edge, Sourcebook for GURPS Transhuman Space, Steve Jackson Games 2011
Chapter 2010 Enhancement ethics, evolution, translation Nick Bostrom and Anders Sandberg, Die Weisheit der Natur: Eine Evolutionäre Heuristik für Enhancement am Menschen. In Der neue Mensch? Enhancement und Genetik, ed Nikolaus Knoepffler, Julian Savulescu, Angewandte Ethik 11, München, Verlag Karl Alber (2010). 83-126.
Paper * 2010 Existential risk, anthropics Milan M. Ćirković, Anders Sandberg and Nick Bostrom, Anthropic shadow: observation selection effects and human extinction risks. Risk Analysis 30:10 pp. 1495-1506 2010.
Paper * 2010 Existential risk, probability, particple physics Toby Ord, Rafaela Hillerbrand, Anders Sandberg, Probing the Improbable: Methodological Challenges for Risks with Low Probabilities and High StakesJournal of Risk Research, 13(2), p. 191-205, 2010, arXiv:0810.5515v1 [physics.soc-ph]
Chapter 2009 Ethics, utilitarianism, popular Rafaela Hillerbrand, Anders Sandberg, (2009) Rorschach, Ozymandias, and Dr. Manhattan. Can good, but uncertain ends justify any means? In The Philosophy of Supervillains, ed Ben Dyer, Open Court
Chapter 2009 Enhancement ethics Anders Sandberg and Nick Bostrom, (2009) Brain-boosters, In Tomorrow’s People: The Challenges of Technologies for Life-Extension and Enhancement, ed. Peter Healey, Earthscan.
Chapter * 2009 Enhancement ethics, evolutionary medicine Anders Sandberg, and Nick Bostrom, (2009) The Wisdom of Nature: An Evolutionary Heuristic for Human Enhancement, Enhancing Humans, eds. Julian Savulescu and Nick Bostrom,  Oxford University Press
Paper 2009 Enhancement ethics Nick Bostrom and Anders Sandberg, (2009), Cognitive Enhancement: Methods, Ethics, Regulatory Challenges, Science and Engineering Ethics,  Vol: 15 (3),  pp. 311-341
Paper 2008 Existential risk Anders Sandberg, Jason G. Matheny, and Milan M. Ćirković, How can we reduce the risk of human extinction?Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 9 September 2008.
Paper 2008 Enhancement ethics, sleep Anders Sandberg and A. Ravelingien,  (2008) Sleep Better Than Medicine? Ethical and Philosophical Issues Related to ‘Wake Enhancement’, Journal of Medical Ethics, 34:e9
Paper 2008 Enhancement ethics, memory S. Matthew Liao and Anders Sandberg, (2008), The Normativity of Memory Modification, Neuroethics, 1(2)  85-99
Paper * 2008 Enhancement ethics, love Anders Sandberg and Julian Savulescu, (2008), Neuroenhancement of Love and Marriage: The Chemicals Between Us, Neuroethics, Vol: 1, 1, 31-44.
Technical report 2008 Catastrophic risks, survey Anders Sandberg, Nick Bostrom, Global Catastrophic Risks Survey, Technical Report #2008-1, Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford University 2008.
Technical report * 2008 Whole brain emulation Anders Sandberg and Nick Bostrom, Whole Brain Emulation: A Roadmap, Technical Report #2008‐3, Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford University
Chapter 2007 Personalised medicine Anders Sandberg (2007), Biotechnology and the promise of tailor-made medicine, in Unlocking Ideas: Essays from the Amigo Society, ed. Francesca Ficai, ISBN 0954766393, London, Stockholm Network, pp. 61-67
Paper 2007 Neuroscience Subhojit Chakraborty, Anders Sandberg and Susan Greenfield, (2007) Differential Dynamics of Transient Neuronal Assemblies in Visual Compared to Auditory Cortex, Experimental Brain Research, 182:491-498
Report 2007 Enhancement ethics Anders Sandberg, (2007) Definitions of Enhancement, Review of Cognitive Enhancement Technologies, Review of Ethical Topics in Cognitive Enhancement, reports from ENHANCE Project.
Chapter 2006 Enhancment ethics Anders Sandberg (2006), Den forstaerkede hjerne, in Gert Balling & Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen eds., Det Menneskelige Eksperiment, Museum Tusculanum Forlag, Denmark 2006 pp. 75-114
Paper * 2006 Enhancement ethics Anders Sandberg and Nick Bostrom. Converging Cognitive Enhancements, Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1093: 201–227 (2006). (Special issue, Progress in Convergence: Technologies for Human Wellbeing Bainbridge W.S. and Roco M.C. eds.).
Paper 2006 Enhancement ethics Nick Bostrom and Anders Sandberg, Cognitive Enhancement: Methods, Ethics, Regulatory Challenges. In the proceedings of Forbidding Science? Balancing Freedom, Security, Innovation and Precaution conference, Arizona State University’s College Law Center for the Study of Law, Science & Technology, January 12 and 13, 2006
Report 2006 RFID, integrity Anders Sandberg, Eudoxa Policy Study #9, Den Hänsynsfulla Taggen [“The considerate tag”], Eudoxa AB 2006. On the impact of identification technology.
Paper 2005 Ageing, evolutionary medicine João Pedro de Magalhãesa and Anders Sandberg, Cognitive aging as an extension of brain development: A model linking learning, brain plasticity, and neurodegeneration. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, Volume 126, Issue 10, October 2005, Pages 1026-1033
Paper 2005 Computational neuroscience, memory Anders Sandberg & Erik Fransén, An autocatalytic model of STDP timing from slow calcium signals. Neurocomputing: 65-66, 603-608 2005.
Report 2005 Healthcare technology, Swedish Anders Sandberg, Alexander Sanchez and Waldemar Ingdahl, Tekniken befriar kroppen [”Technology frees the body: the future of medical technology, the patient and health care”], Health Consumer Powerhouse, 2005
Report 2004 Memory, computational neuroscience Anders Sandberg, Computational Memory Models, Lund University Cognitive Studies #116, 2004.
Report 2004 Technology, trust Eudoxa Policy Study #5: Autonomy, Loyalty and Trust in the World of Machines, Eudoxa AB, www.eudoxa.se, 2004
Report 2004 Nanotechnology policy Eudoxa Policy Study #3: Nanotechnology: Losing the Revolution, Eudoxa AB, www.eudoxa.se., Eudoxa AB, www.eudoxa.se, 2004
Paper 2003 Computational neuroscience, memory Anders Sandberg, Jesper Tegnér and Anders Lansner, A Working Memory Model Based on Fast Learning. Network: Computation in Neural Systems, volume 14, issue 4, pages 789-802, 2003.
Report 2003 Information markets Eudoxa Policy Study #2: On Idea Futures – Making Politicians Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is, (tr. Lene Johansen) Eudoxa AB, www.eudoxa.se 2003
Book * 2002 Genetic engineering, history of ideas, Swedish Anders Sandberg, Alexander Sanchez & Waldemar Ingdahl, Som Egenmäktiga Gudar: Den svenska debatten om gen- och bioteknik på 1970- och 80-talen, Timbro Förlag, 2002. [“As Arbitrary Gods: The Swedish Debate on Genetics and Biotechnology in the 1970’s and 80’s”]
Chapter 2002 Transhumanism, Danish Anders Sandberg (2002), Kong Markatta II – en transhumanists erkendelser in Homo sapiens 2.0 – Når teknologien kryber ind under huden, ed. Gert Balling, ISBN 87-12-03890-3, Gads Forlag
Paper 2002 Computational neuroscience, memory Anders Lansner, Erik Fransen and Anders Sandberg. Cell assembly dynamics in detailed and abstract attractor models of cortical associative memory, Theory in Biosciences 122:19-35, 2002
Paper 2002 Neural network Anders Sandberg, Anders Lansner, Karl-Magnus Petersson & Örjan Ekeberg, A Bayesian attractor network with incremental learning. Network: Computation in Neural Systems volume 13 issue 2 (May 2002) 79-194.
Paper 2002 Computational neuroscience, memory Anders Sandberg and Anders Lansner, Synaptic Depression as an Intrinsic Driver of Reinstatement Dynamics in an Attractor Network. Neurocomputing 44-46: 615-622 (2002)
Paper 2001 Computational neuroscience, memory Anders Sandberg, Anders Lansner, Karl-Magnus Petersson, Selective Enhancement of Recall through Plasticity Modulation in an Autoassociative Memory. Neurocomputing 38-40 (2001) 867-873.
Policy report 2001 Enhancement ethics Anders Sandberg, Morphological Freedom — Why We not just Want it, but Need it, talk held at the TransVision 2001 conference, Berlin, June 22 — 24 2001. Re-published as Eudoxa Policy Study #1: Morphologic Freedom, Eudoxa AB, www.eudoxa.se.
Short story 2001 Science fiction Anders Sandberg (2001), The Vastening of David Zindell, in Earth Is but a Star: Excursions Through Science Fiction to the Far Future, ed. Damien Broderick, Univ of Western Australia Press
Paper 2000 Artificial neural network Anders Sandberg, Anders Lansner, Karl-Magnus Petersson and Örjan Ekeberg, A Palimpsest Memory based on an Incremental Bayesian Learning Rule, Neurocomputing 32-33 (2000) 987-994.
Paper * 1999 Information processing, megascale engineering Anders Sandberg, The Physics of Information Processing Superobjects, Journal of Evolution and Technology, 5 December 1999
Report 1997 Society Anders Sandberg and Robert Söderberg, Computer generation: visions and demands, Third international conference on Military Applications of Synthetic Environments and Virtual Reality, MASEVR’97, Stockholm 1997

 

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