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We Have the Technology

Fri 9 Sep, 1.30pm

Accelerator physicist Suzie Sheehy's The Matter of Everything is a riveting foray into the surprising experiments and brilliant physicists who determinedly, and often accidentally, revolutionised how we understand the universe. While AI expert Toby Walsh's Machines Behaving Badly asks: in a world that can suddenly and drastically be changed by one experiment gone right (or wrong), what limitations should we place on progress? Lizzie O'Shea joins Sheehy and Walsh for a fascinating discussion on where humanity has been – and where we're going.


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