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Sunday, September 3 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Artificial Intelligence: How Close Are We...and How SAFE Are We?

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When it comes to AI in Science Fiction, it’s a bit of a crap shoot. With movies like Star Wars and video games like Destiny, AIs are the best friends you can ask for; while the Terminator Franchise, the Alien Franchise, 2001, and (again!) Destiny paint AI as intelligence ready to wipe out mankind as we know it. So how close are we to true AI and exactly how safe are we? What are the ethics involved in this science?

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Tee Morris

Tee Morris has been writing science fiction, fantasy, horror, and non-fiction for over a decade. His first novel, MOREVI: The Chronicles of Rafe & Askana, became the first novel to be podcast in its entirety, ushering in a new age for authors — podcasting. He went on with... Read More →

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Josh Baptist

R&D Specialist, eSkin - University of Louisville
Josh is currently a R&D Specialist serving with with Next Generation Systems research group in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Louisville. His work that has been emphasized by research and development of electronic skin technology to improve... Read More →
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Joe Haldeman

writer, MIT
Joe Haldeman is an American science fiction author and combat veteran of Vietnam. He is best known for his 1974 novel The Forever War. That novel, and other of his works including, The Hemingway Hoax (1991) and Forever Peace (1997), have won major science fiction awards including... Read More →

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Karina DarJuan

Director of Pop Culture, Escape VelocityAssistant Curator, Museum of Science FictionCurrently studying "Film and Fashion Makeup Design" at New Image College, Vancouver BC

Sunday September 3, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
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