The Anatomy of Artificial Intelligence

Public Lecture

Speaker

Professor Kate Crawford, Distinguished Research Professor, New York University

Venue

Shine Dome, Australian Academy of Science, Gordon Street, Acton, ACT

Date

Thursday, 13 December, 2018 - 17:30 to 19:30

Public Lecture presented by Professor Kate Crawford, Distinguished Research Professor, New York University, and co-founder and co-director of the AI Now Institute

In this talk, Kate Crawford traces the planetary resources required when you ask an Amazon Echo to play your favorite song. From material resources, to human labor, to training data, this talk opens up the black boxes behind artificial intelligence networks.

This ANU public lecture is an initiative of the Humanising Machine Intelligence Project, and is being supported by the Research School of Social Sciences, the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, the 3A Institute, and the Australian Academy of Science.

There will be a reception after the event.

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