Towards Life 3.0 - Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century: Dealing with Ethical Questions in Science and Technology Policy in the Obama White House

Date: 

Monday, October 7, 2019, 5:30pm to 6:45pm

Location: 

Rubenstein 414AB

Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century 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.

John Holdren, President Obama's Science Advisor and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (January 2009 – January 2017) & Teresa & John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy and Co-Director of the Science, Technology & Public Policy Program at the Belfer Center, will give a talk titled, "Dealing with Ethical Questions in Science and Technology Policy in the Obama White House"

A light dinner will be served.