Automatons! From Ovid to AI

Artificial Intelligence: Successes & Challenges

Dr. Stan Matwin, Canada Research Chair in Computer Science, Dalhousie University, will explore the future of Artificial Intelligence, its hopes and fears. Will AI eliminate your job? Will it affect mine? Can we expect superhuman robots? Can AI become dangerous for humans? Dr. Teresa Heffernan of  the “Social Robot Futures” at Saint Mary’s University will respond, followed by public discussion.

The 2018 Lecture Series is made possible with assistance from the University of King’s College (Contemporary Studies Program, Early Modern Studies Program and History of Science and Technology Program), Dalhousie University and Saint Mary’s University.