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12 March 2016
Where Worlds Collide: Science, Values and Ethics
Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
12 March 2016

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The bionic body is closer than you think! The technology is out there to edit our genes and replace body parts. Those afflicted by disease may cheer, but such developments...

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12 March 2016
SALON: Intelligent Alien Life – Little Green Men or Machines? – SOLD OUT
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

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This event is SOLD OUT SALON: Intelligent Alien Life: Little Green Men or Machines? In 2015, the Kepler Space Telescope spotted a star system emitting light patterns so bizarre, even...

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13 March 2016
SALON: Make Way For Warbots?
Queensland Museum
13 March 2016

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SALON: Make Way for Warbots? Lethal autonomous weapons systems that can target opponents do not yet exist—and human rights groups hope they never will. As argued at the 2015 Convention...

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13 March 2016
The Moral Math of Robots
13 March 2016

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Can machines learn right from wrong? As the first generation of driverless cars and battlefield warbots filter into society, scientists are working to develop moral decision-making skills in robots. Brake...

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23 March 2017
FRANKENSTEIN ANXIETY: Robotics and the Replacement of Ourselves
Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
23 March 2017

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From Greek legends and philosophy to the classic sci-fi films of the 20th century robots have always captured human imagination. No longer fantastical beings, robots of the 21st century are...