Science Study Break - Machines Gone Wild
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Wheeler Lecture Hall, RLM 4.102
Speaker: Dr. Risto Miikkulainen, Department of Computer Science
Dr. Miikkulainen used scenes from popular shows and movies that show computers playing games, demonstrating humor, and exhibiting emotions to discuss the actual capacity of computers today and to speculate on their future ability to achieve sentience, transcend their programming, and go wild.