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10/18: Right, Wrong, and Artificial Intelligence

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10/18: Right, Wrong, and Artificial Intelligence

  • University PC 4540 15th Avenue Northeast Seattle, WA, 98105 United States (map)

Right, Wrong, and Artificial Intelligence

What's at Stake?

October 18 & 26, 7–8:30pm

At University Presbyterian Church and Union Church

Intelligent computers and robots are coming, with much of the development work happening right in our neighborhoods at the University of Washington, in South Lake Union, and in Redmond. How will these machines be involved in our lives? How will they “learn” right from wrong in different situations, and whose values will provide the basis for that learning? 

In two nights at University Presbyterian Church and Union Church, specialists in artificial intelligence, theology, and business ethics will help us understand the technological, ethical and cultural issues in this industry, and provide a basis for an ongoing cross-spectrum discussion of these important issues. The content of each night will be similar.

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18, 7–8:30PM

Join us at UPC in the Sanctuary, 4540 15th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Rev. Dr. Bruce Baker
Former tech start-up entrepreneur and Microsoft executive, now professor of business ethics at SPU and UW
Prof. Nathan Kutz
Dept. of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
Rev. James B Notkin
Co-Pastor, Union Church, South Lake Union, and adjunct professor of business ethics at SPU
Tripp Parker
Group Program Manager For Machine Learning in the Information and Content Team, Microsoft.

    THURSDAY, OCT. 26, 7–8:30PM

    Union Church, 415 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

    Rev. Dr. Bruce Baker
    Former tech start-up entrepreneur and Microsoft executive, now professor of business ethics at SPU and UW
    Rev. James B Notkin
    Co-Pastor, Union Church, South Lake Union, and adjunct professor of business ethics at SPU
    Tripp Parker
    Group Program Manager For Machine Learning in the Information and Content Team, Microsoft

    Earlier Event: October 17
    10/17: SeaPres Stated Meeting
    Later Event: October 21
    10/21: VERGE 2.0