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Wednesday, May 18 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Human Brain, Artificial Intelligence and the Singularity FULL

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has seen a lot of hype recently from big dollar startup acquisitions to doomsday predictions. These lead to more questions than answers such as - What is at the core of AI advancements? What’s driving the hype? And what are the true promises and perils of a “super intelligence?”

Join ThinkTopic CEO, Jeff Rose (formerly of DeepMind), as he walks through the design of the neocortex, how the mechanism of the human brain translates to AI software, and the reasons why machine learning is taking off today. Finally, get a “hype-free” view of its potential while engaging in some fun thought experiments on future AI utopias and dystopias.

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Jessica Hogan

Director of Business Development, ThinkTopic
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Kevin Owocki

Engineer, Occipital
I spin bits for fun & profit. Watch out for my megabyte.

Speakers
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Jeff Rose

CEO, ThinkTopic
I am a technology entrepreneur, academic researcher, software engineer, and a creative thinker with broad interests and experience. Over the last 15 years I have founded or been a part of more than 10 companies that ranged from low power sensor networking and remote monitoring, to medical imaging, e-commerce, geo-spatial analysis, neuroscience and artificial intelligence research. I started programming as a kid, and I've been lucky enough to have... Read More →


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