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How the Age of Machine Consciousness is Transforming Our Lives

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Trump SoHo New York 246 Spring St SoHo Ballroom New York, NY 10013

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How the Age of Machine Consciousness is Transforming Our Lives

Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:00 - 9:00 PM Trump SoHo (SoHo Ballroom)
246 Spring Street , New York, NY

Join our panel of visionaries for an engrossing discussion on artificial intelligence and how it is impacting our lives moderated by Eliza Strickland, Associate Editor at IEEE Spectrum. Discussion topics to include:

  • Do significant improvements in quality of life actually require AI?
  • Can consciousness be described as a mathematical pattern of particles?
  • What might the architecture of an artificially conscious system look like?

Discussion to be followed by book signing and meet and greet.

Dr. David Ferrucci
Bridgewater Associates
Creator of IBM's Watson, the AI system that beat Jeopardy’s best

Dr. Max Tegmark
MIT Professor of Physics
Author of “The Mathematical Universe,” Director of the Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi)

Dr. Jonathan Rothberg
Chairman of 4Combinator
Inventor of high-speed DNA sequencing, founder Ion Torrent, RainDance, 454 Life Sciences, ClariFi, CuraGen

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