Kate Devlin/ Mateja Jamnik/ Huw Price/ Mark Sprevak

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6.30 – 8.00pm, Monday 7 December 2015
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE

Speakers
Kate Devlin, Senior Lecturer in Computing (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Mateja Jamnik, Senior Lecturer in Computing (University of Cambridge)
Huw Price, Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (University of Cambridge)
Mark Sprevak, Senior Lecture of Philosophy (University of Edinburgh)

Chair
Jonathan Birch, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method (LSE) and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow

AI is progressing fast. What level has it reached? Is human-level AI a realistic possibility? And if it is achieved in the near future, what will the consequences be for humanity? Could AI threaten our very existence? In this panel discussion, philosophers Huw Price and Mark Sprevak and computer scientists Mateja Jamnik and Kate Devlin discuss these and other questions concerning AI and the future of humanity.

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