The Implications of Artificial Intelligence for Humankind (PHL 10)

  • Day and time: Thursday 15:15 - 16:15
    Weekly
  • Length of course: 1 term. Autumn (8 Weeks)
  • Number of places: 30
  • Start date: 15 October 2020
  • Description:

    An overview of the impact on the fabric of society of non-human but highly intelligent beings of the kind we are collectively working to create. Will we succeed in creating highly intelligent beings in software and non-biological hardware, and if we do, when? And what will the implications for humanity be in terms of our social, political, and ethical structures, and our views, activities and beliefs as individuals?

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  • Format: Seminar

  • Tutor: Alastair Breward
  • Amateur philosopher and technology voyeur, lover of the big picture and the long view.


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