Will Killer Robots Save Humanity?

  • The Stand’s New Town Theatre - Studio
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  • Aug 12, 28
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Mhairi Aitken / CODI / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings and additional info: -
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year
Venue Age Restriction: 18+ after 21:00 but please check show listing
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Description

Killer robots, superintelligence and mind control: these are some of the stories sci-fi tells us about future uses of artificial intelligence. But AI is already in your life and in your home today. So what should we be more worried about: killer robots, spying fridges or social media algorithms? Join Dr Mhairi Aitken to discuss the good, the bad and the in-between of AI and find out why she thinks killer robots won’t destroy us all but may force us to confront what it means to be human.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Inside the venue, there is a steep internal staircase consisting of 20 steps leading to the basement where The Lower Hall space are located. There is alternative wheelchair access from Rose Street North Lane. Seating is level and unfixed within these venues.
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp, Lift (Platform Lift)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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