Machine Intelligence, Utopia or Dystopia?
This lecture on machine intelligence will compare man-made machines with biological machines like animals and humans. Many beleive the intelligence of both will soon be comparable and that artificial intelligence will grow more rapidly than biological. Managing the transition to life with entities that are smarter than humans could become a challenge in the 21st century. Both utopian and dystopian scenarios will be discussed in this lecture.
Hermann Hauser KBE, FRS, FREng, FInstP, FRSC
Serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Amadeus Capital Partners, Dr Hauser has wealth of experience in developing and financing technology companies. He co-founded companies including Acorn Computers, which spun out ARM, E-trade UK, Virata and Cambridge Network. As vice president of research at Olivetti, he established a global network of research laboratories. Hermann has founded over 20 companies and made more than 100 investments. Hermann is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Institute of Physics, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Royal Academy of Engineering. He is an Honorary Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. He has an Honorary CBE and an Honorary KBE. He has served on the government’s Council for Science and Technology.