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Program Details 2018*

Title

Artificial Intelligence Promise & Peril

Description

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and other big names in science and technology have expressed concern about the risks posed by AI (artificial intelligence). As an author of science fiction, your host has already written one novel and plan sequels. Come join a discussion of the promise of AI, myths, threats, and what we should know about changes that will change our world.

Presenter’s Name

Lance Erlick

Presenter’s Website

http://www.LanceErlick.com

Presenter’s Bio

Lance Erlick writes science fiction thrillers. In the Rebel series, Annabelle Scott struggles with her conscience in a world turned upside down. In the Regina Shen series, Regina Shen tries to survive in a world after abrupt climate change leads to the Great Collapse and a World Federation. Xenogeneic: First Contact is about encounters with alien pilgrims aiming to take over Earth. His latest novel is Android Chronicles: Reborn about an advanced android who rebels against her creator.

*Note: This program was offered last year and may or may not be offered again this year.


Deadlines

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