Outlook to the future
Designing the Impossible Image
In their talk, Xiaowei R. Wang takes a look at the intersection between design and colonial botany, in the making of the impossible image — an image used to create a world in which everything is categorized and classified. In looking at the history of the impossible image, what are ways we can see beyond the impossible image to create other worlds, beyond classification, beyond the impossible?
The New Breed
From robot dogs to advanced chatbots, the latest deployments in AI & robotics are both ethically fraught and wildly exciting. How will we integrate machines that think, make decisions, and learn into our workplaces, households, and society at large?
Highlights of the day
Signature Break - Drink & Draw
Bring a drink of your choice and your favorite sketching implements, hosted by a former artist, specializing in contour portraits and still-lifes. You'll warm up with some quick hand-eye coordination exercises like shading and hatching and then move on to blinded exercises, where laughs are almost guaranteed. Drink and Draw, blind contour fun!
Meeting ID: 838 9226 4737
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