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MUB Talks: James Barrat

Memorial Union Building Strafford Room
83 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824
United States603-862-2600

Speaker: James Barrat; Filmmaker and Author of “Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era”

Award-winning documentary filmmaker James Barrat is the author of the groundbreaking nonfiction book, “Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era” (Thomas Dunne, 2013). Named a Huffington Post Definitive Tech Book of 2013, “Our Final Invention” explores the daunting risks of developing advanced Artificial Intelligence, risks that include the weaponization of AI in an international ‘intelligence arms race,’ and the annihilation of mankind at the hands (or bytes) of superintelligent machines.

Co-Sponsors: College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Society of Women Engineers, and Tau Beta Pi

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