Turing Lecture: CANCELLED
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Big Data, AI, and social media echo chambers can feel scary, but if harnessed correctly they can dramatically improve our quality of life. The potential for improvement comes first from better scientific understanding of our human minds and bodies, and second from a more open and shared understanding of society, government, and our day-to-day lives.
The key to achieving these positive results is aggressive pursuit of a new, broad science of human life to unify the traditional and narrow sciences, and making data a trusted and safe resource for everyone. We are building such systems today, and are changing “business as usual” for governments around the world, as well as beginning to unify fragmented social and computational sciences.
Speaker: Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland (MIT Media Lab, USA)
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Agenda: Protected content
17:30 – 18: Protected content
18:00 – 18: Protected content and introductions – Heather Savory (Office for National Statistics, UK)
18:05 – 18: Protected content living through trusted data – Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland (MIT Media Lab, USA)
18:50 – 19: Protected content – chaired by Daphne Ezer (The Alan Turing Institute and University of Warwick, UK)
19:05 – 19: Protected content remarks – Heather Savory (Office for National Statistics, UK)
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