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Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 @ EAGLE THEATER

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New Frontiers of Science: Pushing the Limits of How Humanity Understands and Treats Disease

Project Baseline is an initiative to map human health. Come hear about this moonshot project and how it intends to revolutionize our understanding of health!

Face Tagging, Movie Recommendations, & Talking Computers: An Introduction to Why You Should Care About Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence isn't the stuff of the future—it's already here, and it's everywhere. Susannah will give an overview of what AI is and how it works, as well as provide you with plenty of examples of how this technology is already changing the world.

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Evolving to Survive: Can coral reefs fight climate change?

Technology and human population growth have accelerated evolutionary change in other species on our planet.  Can we apply evolutionary principles to reduce our impact on the rest of the planet?

Brave New Worlds: What are the consequences and opportunities of exponential technologies such as AI, robotics and synthetic biology?

Accelerating improvements in technology are leading to disruptive changes in business models and enabling new products and services. This talk will address the consequences and challenges of the pervasive and widespread impact of exponential technologies.

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