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WEIRD SCIENCE: THE TRUTH BEHIND SCIENCE FICTION IN FILM

Join Professor Susan Schneider👩‍🔬 (considered one of the most prestigious thinkers in the world of the philosophy of mind and AI), and journalist broadcaster Miranda Sawyer🎥 for a tête-à-tête on the fact vs fiction of AI in film. What film predictions have come true and how far are we from sentient AI?🤖 Miranda Sawyer plays her choice AI film showreel🎬 as we explore the future of intelligence, and the likelihood of AI superseding humans and taking over the world.

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Speakers

Dr Susan Schneider is a Professor of Philosophy and Neuroscience at the University of Connecticut and the NASA-Baruch Blumberg Chair at the Library of Congress and NASA. She is also the Director of the AI, Mind and Society group at the University of Connecticut.

Miranda Sawyer is an English journalist and broadcaster. She is a regular arts critic in print, on television and on radio, including for the Observer, GQ, Vogue and the Guardian.

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