Michael’s talk discusses how AI is already in your everyday life, in ways you may not realize. He explains some myths and concerns while preparing you to look at AI in a different way than you likely do today. Michael L. Littman is a Computer Science Professor at Brown University, studying machine learning and decision making under uncertainty. He is co-director of Brown’s Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative, a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, and has earned multiple awards for his teaching and research. An enthusiastic performer, Michael has had roles in numerous community theater productions and a TV commercial. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
First version of Effing Robots, filmed at the PortFringe Theatre Festival, June 2019
Thespian Theatre proudly presents “Ex_Machina, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the A.I.” The play will be presented at Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf’s Salle Jacques-Maurice, on March 16 & 17, 2017 at 7:30 pm. You can find tickets for the show through members of the troupe ($10) or you can purchase them at the door ($15). This production is presented as part of Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf’s extracurricular activities. www.facebook.com/ThespianTheatreTroupe/ www.instagram.com/thespiantroupe/ *** Thespian Theatre présente fièrement “Ex_Machina, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the A.I.” La pièce sera présentée au Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, dans la Salle Jacques-Maurice le 16 et 17 mars 2017 à 19h30. Vous pouvez acheter des billets pour la pièce auprès des membres de la troupe ($10) ou à la porte ($15). La production est présentée dans le cadre des activités parascolaires du Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf. www.facebook.com/ThespianTheatreTroupe/ www.instagram.com/thespiantroupe/
Around the globe people ponder the future of employment in the digital age. This can be especially worrying after reading a few clickbait articles. What will we do for work? Will computers and robots take all the jobs? In this talk about the future of work, entrepreneur Steve Hilton addresses the question of why there are still so many jobs and comes up with a surprising and hopeful answer. How I learned to stop worrying and love AI This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Day 3: April 6th 2018 Presentation by Frank Taylor (Head of AI, Swarm.Fund) Slides: https://app.box.com/s/wo0usj8dhjpuifcd2r8dl5tr754akw0p www.BLOCK2TheFuture.com @BLOCK2TheFutur #BLOCK2TheFuture
Max Howell draws back the curtain on the reality that artificial super intelligence will be here sooner than we think, and shares his approach to thinking about how it might impact our future. Max Howell has a master’s degree in chemistry, but after a year in the profession, abandoned it upon realizing chemistry is “super boring”. He began exploring open source coding. After working at Last.fm, then TweetDeck, Howell created Homebrew, an open source software manager that is today used by about 50 million people. He also authored a tweet about the interview process in the software industry that has been viewed more than 3 million times. Last year, he and his wife started a mobile app development company in Savannah. Max Howell has a master’s degree in chemistry, but after a year in the profession, abandoned it upon realizing chemistry is “super boring”. He began exploring open source coding. After working at Last.fm, then TweetDeck, Howell created Homebrew, an open source software manager that is today used by about 50 million people. He also authored a tweet about the interview process in the software industry that has been viewed more than 3 million times. Last year, he and his wife started a mobile app development company in Savannah. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx