Towards Life 3.0 - Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century: How Not To Engineer the Climate

Date: 

Monday, March 11, 2019, 5:30pm to 6:45pm

Location: 

Wexner Room 102, 79 JFK Street Cambridge, MA, 02138

Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21stCentury is a new talk series organized and facilitated by Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration. Drawing inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the series draws upon a range of scholars, technology leaders, and public interest technologists to address the ethical aspects of the long-term impact of artificial intelligence on society and human life.

Held on select Monday evenings at 5:30 – 6:45 in Wexner 102, and ocassionally on other weekdays, the series will also be shared on Facebook Live and on the Carr Center website. A light dinner will be served.

David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics at the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, will be giving a talk, "How Not To Engineer the Climate."