22-25 July 2021 Jodrell Bank Observatory

Future Then: Rise of the Machines – Are ‘Friends’ Electric?

Is the singularity inevitable and if so does artificial consciousness mean the end of mankind’s dominance? What is the future of our relationship with artificial intelligence?

A series of conversations inspired by the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Hosted by Ana Matronic.

Panellists: Michael Brooks and Michael Hauskeller.

Days

Friday 2018