From SF AI to reality, how well or ill prepared are we to deal with future technology? Who will have the authority? Humans or algorithms?
Are we heading to an Utopia or Dystopia?
From C3PO of Star Wars to Matrix and from I, Robot to Ex Machina. Science fiction and movies has caused many people to worry about evil robots, but the real problem is with the consequences of developing Highly competent AI.
It will transform our economy, our culture, our society and even restructure our democracy for decades to come.
The merger of infotech with biotech will give us the computing power not only to hack the human organism but also our feelings.
And what about free will? What will happen to institutions like democratic elections or free markets?
Where we as professionals stand in this new world? How do we create technology that is truly ethical and responsible to the society it serves?
Let's meet, argue, debate and agree, what kind of usage to make of the new technology towards a more ethical and humane approach.