Date and place: 10th November, Tuesday, Brick Lane, 6.30pm at LBI Digitas
Speakers: Bill Thompson, Dr Satinder Gill, Sha Xin-Wei and Professor Martin Smith
As machine learning is eating up human decision making Cybersalon takes a look at what the leading experts are forecasting for our AI infested futures. Are humans past our sell-by-date?
Chaired by Wendy Grossman, ‘Net Wars’ author and technology journalist will lead debate on how AI affects how we relate with each other and our environment – are robots all they’re cracked up to be?
AI expert and psychologist Dr Satinder Gill (editor of our favourite journal “Artificial Intelligence in Society“) will debate a challenge to the established understanding of today’s AI Expert systems. Her new book on this emerging topic brings her understanding of human body, touch and rhythm to a new perspective on the risks and opportunities in AI expansion to our daily life.
Dr. Sha Xin-Wei – mathematician, computer scientist, and artist-researcher, educated at Harvard and technoculated at Stanford –will show post-AI gestural media and responsive environments from his Topological Media Lab and the Synthesis Centre.
Bill Thompson, leading UK technology writer and much loved broadcaster on BBC Click will argue against Asimov’s Law of Robotics and for giving freedom to robots.
Martin Smith – Professor of Robotics at Middlesex University and judge on much loved “Robot Wars” (BBC) and President of the UK Cybernetics Society – will bring us up to date on what’s the latest in robotics.
Pizza and beer by Hydro 66
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