USU’s Science Unwrapped braces for ‘Robot Apocalypse’ Friday, April 15

LOGAN — Many of us dream of a robot, or two or more, to relieve us of the monotonous tasks and heavy lifting of daily living. But could these technological advancements backfire and result in the dreaded “Singularity” – popularly known as the “Robot Apocalypse” – where artificially intelligent machines take over the world? Utah State University’s Science Unwrapped explores this chilling hypothetical phenomenon Friday, April 15. Featured speaker David Brown, associate professor in USU’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics, presents “Artificial Intelligence: Too Late to Stop Robot Apocalypse?” at 7 p.m. in the Eccles Science Learning Center Emert Auditorium, Room 130, on campus. Brown’s talk, free and open to all ages, is followed by hands-on learning activities and refreshments. More than 20 USU student and community groups will offer…


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