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Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

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“A Dangerous Master” by Wendell Wallach (Lecture & Book Signing)

May 05, 2016

From combat drones to nanotechnology, 3-D printers to synthetic organisms, our most recent inventions increasingly defy the norms for acceptable uses of technology. How do we regulate trades performed by an algorithm? What responsibility do we, as creators and users, have for the technologies we build? This conversation will propose ways to maximize the benefits of emerging technologies, such as robots and artificial intelligence, while minimizing their risks. More information HERE

The format of the evening will be as follows:

· 6:00-7:00 pm Reception in Science Alley
· 7:00-8:00 pm Talk in Theater
· 8:00-8:30 pm Book Signing in Science Alley
· Cost:  $25 includes reception and 1 complimentary drink ticket

A Dangerous Master: how to keep technology from slipping beyond our control


Contact: Executive Director, Dr. James J. Hughes,
IEET, 35 Harbor Point Blvd, #404, Boston, MA 02125-3242 USA
phone: 860-428-1837