Automatons! From Ovid to AI

Making Up Minds: Thinking With, About and For Humans

The notion of “human” has changed in Artificial Intelligence research. Where “traditional” A.I. sought to explicitly reproduce human faculties in machines, today any resemblance is incidental to the primary goal making good predictions or solving hard problems.

With King’s alumna and University of Pennsylvania professor, Stephanie Dick, Author of Of Models and Machines.

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.