The Future of Intelligence

Bill Gates portends doomsday is coming. Stephen Hawking says we should prepare for our robot overlords to take their thrones. But is the future as glaring as Hal’s red eye? Or is it more complicated than that? What does a future powered by algorithms and big intelligence mean for our lives? What are game-changing developments made possible by AI? What promises do these technologies hold? With responsible R&D, might we be looking at an application that can better the world? What are specific instances of AI’s promising power?

Festival: 2017

Watch and Listen: Technology

Walter Isaacson interviews Google's David Drummond about freedom of expression on the internet and how Google sees the... See more
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We all love information, and research tells us we want more of it-all the time. But Google doesn't know us. Is too much... See more
Studio executives from the industry's top companies will discuss how social media, particularly Twitter, is reshaping... See more
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What effect is the Internet having on authors? The changing role of the writer in 21st-century America. This discussion... See more

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