The intelligence explosion: Nick Bostrom on the future of AI
Nick Bostrom, a professor at the University of Oxford and director of the Future of Humanity Institute, discusses the development of machine superintelligence and its potential impact on humanity. Bostrom believes that, in this century, we will create the first general intelligence that will be smarter than humans. He sees this as the most important thing humanity will ever do, but it also comes with an enormous responsibility.
11:29 am, 27th April
Tackling Dementia with AI Powered Eye Care - Siegfried Wagner - TEDxLondonBusinessSchool
Inspired as a medical student by the role of eye exams in diagnosing people with HIV and Tuberculosis in South Africa, Siegfried uses statistical modelling and artificial intelligence techniques to understand how changes in our eyes can represent overall health, from heart disease to dementia. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
6:58 pm, 18th October
How AI Can Help Humans Save the Planets Biodiversity
We are losing biodiversity at an unprecedented scale and rate, faster than we are able to measure the loss, let alone combat it. These are daunting challenges, which require every tool available to humans. Dr. Tanya Berger-Wolf discusses how Artificial Intelligence (AI), the ultimate bio-hack, can help us slow the destruction and even reverse the damage.
10:47 am, 6th October