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Turku AI Society, info slides


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Turku AI Society connects researchers and students of AI.

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Turku AI Society, info slides

  1. 1. Turku AI Society Connecting researchers and students of AI impacts
  2. 2. Going beyond the technical and business discourse
  3. 3. “Fitter Happier More productive” Radiohead, OK Computer, 1997
  4. 4. Why not a hype? - Wrong question: - Hype effects have had effects on research budget and pace of development - The direction remains the same as it did in 1950’s - “In the long term, the future of Software 2.0 is bright because it is increasingly clear to many that when we develop AGI, it will certainly be written in Software 2.0.” - Andrej Karpathy, Nov 2017
  5. 5. Unknown effects on society and human life - Not understanding effects of digitalization - Data centralization - Ethical concerns on fairness, privacy, transparency - Large tech companies thrive for larger profits and turning people into mindless zombies - Distribution of income
  6. 6. Capturing long lasting value for the society
  7. 7. Open questions and discussions - Artificial Intelligence is today part of discussion on all fields of science - A multidisciplinary discourse is most welcome - Employment - Healthcare - Privacy - Regulations - Digital services - Ethics
  8. 8. Discussion Collaboration Understanding
  9. 9. Enhancing the discussion - Tuesday Talks: Advanced discussion on selected themes in every three weeks. - Tuesday Panels: Summarizing the last three Talks with the most recognized influencers of the theme. Focusing on concrete actions to be made
  10. 10. Events bringing more understanding - Understanding AI Technology: Event series presenting the progress of AI development - Events on a selected theme: education, medicine, algorithm biases, business
  11. 11. Taking part in the global discussion - Publications: A quarterly preview of the AI impacts research & yearly report of AI impacts in Finnish. - Research collaboration: Providing a perfect platform for multidisciplinary collaboration
  12. 12. Join us! @turkuaisociety