The Future of AI: Reaping the Benefits While Avoiding Pitfalls

Sunday, February 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Wilson A (Marriott Wardman Park)
Bart Selman, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
The talk will discuss a large-scale global research initiative studying the impact on society of current and future AI technologies. The program is a $10M initiative funded by Elon Musk and administered by the Future of Life Institute. The research program covers research from a range of perspectives on machine intelligence, such as, its economic impact, philosophical and ethical questions, the feasibility of moral constraints, and AI safety technology.