Pontus Strimling leads the research theme "New Technologies and the future of humanity" at the Institute for Future Studies, and also serves as assistant manager at the Centre for Cultural Evolution at Stockholm University. He is a methodically broad researcher of social science who investigates how culture changes. Presently he is actively working on how AI will influence society in the coming 15 years and why values and norms change.
Olle Häggström is a professor of mathematical statistics at Chalmers, where he also serves as chairman of CHAIR's AI ethics committee.
They will discuss a range of topics in the future of AI, with particular focus on Pontus' research on the technology's near-term societal effects.
About AI ETHICS at ChalmersA series of seminars highlighting ethical perspectives of artificial intelligence. The series will feature invited speakers and Chalmers researchers with the aim of cultivating an informed discussion on ethical issues. The seminars are organised by the AI Ethics Committee , within Chalmers AI Research Centre (CHAIR).
20 October, 2020, 13:15
20 October, 2020, 14:15