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Jun 2023

Machines Behaving Badly: The morality of AI

Generative AI tools like Stable Diffusion and ChatGPT have caught the public attention. But what new issues does AI bring to the table?

Lecture by
Pofessor Toby Walsh

Toby Walsh is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Scientia Professor of AI at UNSW and CSIRO Data61. He is Chief Scientist of UNSW.AI, UNSW's new AI Institute. He is a strong advocate for limits to ensure AI is used to improve our lives, having spoken at the UN, and to heads of state, parliamentary bodies, company boards and many others on this topic. This advocacy has led to him being "banned indefinitely" from Russia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW and of the Australia Academy of Science. He was named on the international "Who's Who in AI" list of influencers. He has written three books on AI for a general audience, the most recent is "Machines Behaving Badly: the morality of AI".

6.30 pm
Mittagong RSL Carrington Room
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