Science and Technology

"Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era"

James Barrat

About the Program

Documentary filmmaker James Barrat talks about the threat of runaway artificial intelligence.  Mr. Barrat argues that we are headed into a future in which machines will be able to outthink humans and may eventually view us in the same way that we view lower life-forms today.  He says that many people in the AI community acknowledge the threat but have largely ignored it so far (with several notable exceptions).  This event was hosted by the Annapolis Book Store in Annapolis, Maryland.   

About the Authors

James Barrat

James Barrat has written and produced films for National Geographic, Discovery, and PBS.  For more, visit: jamesbarrat.com.   

 


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"Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, March 23rd at 3:30am (ET)
  • Saturday, March 8th at 7pm (ET)
  • Sunday, March 2nd at 10pm (ET)
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