FutureWorld

2018-06-09 00:00:00 2018-06-09 00:00:00 America/Toronto FutureWorld FutureWorld will feature presentations and demos on the future of robotics and AI from creators, researchers, industrialists, and visionaries, with a focus on human-robot interaction, real-world impacts, challenges, and opportunities. Toronto FITC Toronto

Presentation


Overview

For decades, technology has defied human nature with its record of improving our capabilities, and with that, the human condition. However, is that ability actually inherent to technology or is this just part of the cost curve? As the cost of tech –especially computing– falls, will we reach a Peak Technology? A point where tech stops delivering on its promise to make things better?

Will the extrapolation of today into the future lead us to Star Trek or Blade Runner?

As we embark upon completing technologies like robotics & A.I. that emulate –and even compete– with humanity, it is now time to ask this question.

In this session we will bring futurists & designers Jared Ficklin & Syd Mead together to discuss this Other Singularity…