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Wednesday, 8th July, 2020

Toby Walsh

Toby Walsh

Toby Walsh is Scientia Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of New South Wales and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science. He was named as a ‘rock star’ of the digital revolution. He has authored two books on AI for a general audience, the most recent titled 2062: The World that AI Made. The book is available in Chinese, English, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Taiwanese and Vietnamese, and has just been published in India by Speaking Tiger Books.

Session

Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

Toby Walsh in conversation with Jaspreet Bindra

Are we sleepwalking into the AI future ? Professor of Artificial Intelligence Toby Walsh examines the impact of AI on the uncertain present and fast-evolving future, where AI applications are embedded in every aspect of human life, and discusses the need for strategic thinking to protect and promote human rights in the context of new technologies. In this fascinating conversation with the author of Tech Whisperer, Jaspreet Bindra, he speaks of these crucial choices and interventions to ensure that the human race remains in control of its narrative.