Beyond the Hype: Tools to Demystify Robotics and AI

Friday, February 17, 2017: 2:00 PM-2:15 PM
Room 308 (Hynes Convention Center)
Sabine Hauert, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Misinformation and hype about Robotics and Artificial Intelligence is driving public perception. The public includes taxpayers, policy-makers, investors and those who could benefit from the technology. High-quality information is therefore key, and experts should be delivering it. During this talk we’ll look at media headlines versus facts, and discuss simple tools to bring them closer together.