Blame It on the Algorithm!



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Artist:
Fair Pley / The Stand Comedy Club


Genre:
Spoken Word - Talk,Seminar

Age Limit:
16+

Description:
Algorithms and artificial intelligence can determine your mortgage application, drive a car, find you a soulmate and even diagnose your health conditions. Dr Mhairi Aitken (Newcastle University) asks: do we really need human intelligence anymore? Computers could replace your doctor; find cures to rare conditions; tell schools which children need extra support; tell prospective employers which candidates are lowest risk; identify illegal immigrants from scanning their faces; they could even decide where drones should drop bombs. Computers might know what they can do, but who can say what they should do?

Warnings:
All seating is unreserved and latecomers may not be admitted. Other

Venue Code:
7
Venue Room:
Studio
Venue:
The Stand’s New Town Theatre
Venue Address:
Freemasons' Hall
Venue Postcode:
EH2 3DH

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Performances

DayDateStartEndDurationPriceTitleStatus
Sun25/0820:1021:050:5510.00