The KMDI Speaker Series and the Faculty of Information presents:
Professor Brian Cantwell Smith: “The Promise of AI - Reckoning and Judgment”-  Book Talk and Reception

Date: Thursday, March 19

Talk: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Book Signing and Cocktail Reception: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: 140 St. George, Bissell Building, 4th Floor, Inforum

Signed books will be available for purchase on-site (price $33). RSVP Here

The KMDI and the Faculty of Information are proud to present a book talk and reception celebrating the publication of Professor Brian Cantwell Smith's provocative new book The Promise of Artificial Intelligence: Reckoning and Judgement (MIT Press, 2019). The talk will focus on key themes from the book, which argues that despite dramatic advances, AI is nowhere near developing systems that are genuinely intelligent. Professor Smith's lively and engaging presentation will be followed by a reception and book signing. This is a licensed event and light refreshments will be served.


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