Talk & Discussion

Coding Our Way to Paradise: from Human to Non-Human

21 Apr 2016

 / 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 / Free
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Join Professor John Harris, sci-fi writer Warren Ellis and The Economist's Kenneth Cukier for an engaging discussion exploring the growing capacity of technology in society today. The panel will be chaired by Ari Stein of 52 Insights and will touch on such provocative themes as designer babies, Artificial Intelligence, transhumanism and immortality.

Professor John Harris is a British bioethicist and philosopher. He is the Lord Alliance Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation at the University of Manchester.

Warren Ellis is a British author who is well known for sociocultural commentary on the science-fiction condition and the nature of the future.

Kenneth Cukier is the data editor of The Economist and coauthor of the award-winning bestseller "Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think".