The Age of EM: Work, Love, and Life When Robots Rule the Earth.

Speaker:Robin Hanson
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Soc Sci Building 136, Duke

Abstract

A unique look into the possible technological future of the human race. Hanson draws upon an unusually wide command of academic consensus and standard analytical tools across economics, engineering, computing, physical sciences, and the human and social sciences.

Biography

Robin Hanson is associate professor of economics at George Mason University, and research associate at the Future of Humanity Institute of Oxford University. He has a doctorate in social science from California Institute of Technology, master's degrees in physics and philosophy from the University of Chicago, and nine years experience as a research programmer, at Lockheed and NASA.