Event: Earning Trust through Public Science Writing

Click here for the flier Wednesday, November 13 1-2 p.m. Engleman Hall A 120 Special Guest Dr. Sarah Tinker Perrault (University of California, Davis) describes how science writers can develop readers’ trust by taking on scientist-citizen roles in their writing. She will present three dimensions of trustworthiness — knowledge, integrity, and respect for readers — […]

Event: Rules for Robots: Ethics & Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Katleen Gabriels Thursday, December 5, 3:15 Engleman A120 Abstract: Google’s search engine, Facebook’s News Feed, Amazon’s Echo: many of our everyday technologies contain Artificial Intelligence (AI). Autonomous robotic vacuum cleaners and robot lawn mowers help us at home, robotic surgical systems perform operations, and therapy chatbots such as Woebot are always ready to ‘listen’. […]