Autonomous and intelligent systems have the potential to affect almost every aspect of our lives. But should that be a cause for concern?
Join us for a talk by Dr Birgit Schippers to explore how computational technologies impact on human rights and discuss whether those rights can be defended in a technological landscape increasingly shaped by robotics and artificial intelligence.
Followed by a special screening of Westworld.
Delos is a theme park populated entirely by incredibly realistic robots, programmed to never harm the human visitors and to do exactly what they’re told. But when a computer glitch happens the robots rebel and start trying to kill the tourists around them. An unforgettable tale of a future gone haywire. Join us for this special screening to follow a talk on whether technology puts human rights at risk.
In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer! Join a crew of Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans for a Scooby Gang sized evening of fun revisiting ethical and human rights issues in the popular series.