Past Event

Humans Need not Apply: The Age of Artificial Intelligence

Jerry Kaplan, Entrepreneur; Technical Innovator; Author; Futurist

Computers with artificial intelligence, or AI, date back to the 1950s, and since then, the technology has advanced to all sorts of new levels. It seems that the average American now depends on AI several times throughout the day. Computers aren’t just computers anymore. They are becoming much more than that, and the advancement of this technology has many people discussing the dangers of “synthetic intellects.”

Jerry Kaplan, serial entrepreneur, technical innovator, best-selling author and futurist, is one of the many who questions the impact of AIs in our society. Join us as Kaplan informs us of the several eye-opening possibilities, such as robots transcending the factory floor, working alongside human laborers of all kinds, and how the law is likely to recognize AIs as “artificial persons” for many purposes.

September 1, 2015

MLF: Science & Technology
Location: 555 Post St., San Francisco
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Program Organizer: Gerald Harris
Notes: Photo credit Todd Rafalovich