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Sunday, July 3 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Terminator or Wall-E: What is the Future of AI?

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What will the future of artificial intelligence look like? What benefits, risks, and changes to life and society are possible or likely? Is there anything we should be doing to bring about the future we want? Does science fiction about artificial intelligence help or hinder our understanding of AI in the real world?

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William Hertling

writer, williamhertling.com
I'm a science fiction writer interested in artificial intelligence, the technological singularity, data ownership, and corporate power. I'm the author of Avogadro Corp, AI Apocalypse, The Last Firewall, The Turing Exception, and Kill Process.

Sunday July 3, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT