"Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and the Future of Work" - STS Colloquium Series Starts Wed. Sept 14

"Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and the Future of Work" - STS Colloquium Series Starts Wed. Sept 14

Date posted: 2016-09-12 12:56:58

The Dept of Science and Technology Studies (STS) is pleased to announce the first installment of its Colloquium Series for 2016-17, "Artifical Intelligence, Robots, and the Future of Work."  The colloquium will be held on Wednesday, September 1410:00—11:30 am, in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) Auditorium.  

Wednesday's presentations are as follows:

"Social Machines"  -  James Hendler, Director, IDEA, and Professor, Tetherless World

"Emotional/Affective Machines"  -  Mei Si, Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science

"Risky Machines"  -  Colin Garvey, Ph.D. candidate, STS

"Whose Machines?"  -   Edward Woodhouse, Professor, STS

"If an Algorithm Takes Your Job, Then What?"  -  Langdon Winner, Thomas Phelan Chair of Humanities and Social Sciences 

The event is free and open to the RPI community.

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