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Our brain on A.I. - Who's in control, Me or the Machine?

  • The Cooper Union, Great Hall 7 East 7th Street New York, NY United States (map)


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Learn about the human and social implications of artificial intelligence and machine learning through the concerns and questions of NYC teens. This discussion is part of an ongoing initiative to engage more students in STEM learning and careers.

Featured speakers include:

Tara Chklovski is an engineer and the founder of Iridescent Learning, a global STEM education organization that launched the AI Family Challenge to involve parent in learning about computer science and AI with their children.

Dr. Yolanda Gil is Director of Knowledge Technologies and Associate Division Director at the Information Sciences Institute and a Research Professor in Computer Science and in Spatial Sciences at the University of Southern California. She was the 24th president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.

Karen Palmer is an award-winning international artist, speaker, and activist specializing in emotionally responsive film experiences at the intersection of AI, neuroscience, consciousness and implicit bias.

Dr. Alexandra Ochoa Cohen is a neuroscientist at New York University studying emotional learning and memory in adolescents, a member of the Scientist Action and Advocacy Network, and the co-chair for New York City's 2019 Brain Awareness Week.

Later Event: March 24