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Managing the Robot Revolution: Does Artificial Intelligence Pose a Risk to Humanity?

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Alan Winfield, Beth Barnes and Tom Cheshire

Saturday 14th October 18:45 - 19:45 | Northwood House

You may like the idea of driverless cars and delivery drones, but how would you feel about a robot taking over your job or helping in the home? Rapidly accelerating Artificial Intelligence and Robotics research is transforming our world. We are now surrounded by machines that, in many specialised tasks, are much smarter than we are. The race to create thinking machines is worth billions but will it save or destroy us? Big names in science and technology have expressed concern that Artificial Intelligence poses a fundamental existential risk to human civilisation. Some argue that to avoid becoming redundant, humans  will have to merge with machines.  How  are we going to retain control? Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics, Beth Barnes, Research Affiliate at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at the University of Cambridge and Tom Cheshire, Technology Correspondent for Sky News, discuss the key issues.

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