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Films from the Future: What Sci-Fi Movies Can Teach Tech Companies About Socially Responsible Innovation with Dr. Andrew Maynard



The Williamsburg Hotel
96 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11249
United States


Thursday, December 13, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm


JOIN US December 13 (6pm - 8:30pm), at The Williamsburg Hotel, for a special evening presentation and book-signing featuring Dr. Andrew Maynard (former physicist, professor in the Arizona State University School for the Future of Innovation in Society, leading expert in the responsible development of emerging and converging technologies, and Tech 2025 advisor). Highlighting excerpts from his recently published book (#1 Amazon New Release), Films from the Future: The Technology and Morality of Sci-Fi Movies, and recent media coverage of controversies in emerging technologies (especially regarding big tech companies), Dr. Maynard will share compelling ideas and scenes from sci-fi movies to illustrate why and how sci-fi can be used as a tool for exploring the many challenging social problems big technology companies and corporations face as emerging technologies like AI, machine learning, 3D printing, robots and more, increasingly govern our world. Topics and films Dr. Maynard will discuss include: Minority Report: Predicting Criminal Intent Criminal Intent Elysium: Social Inequity in an Age of Technological Extremes Ghost in the Shell: Being Human in an Augmented Future Ex Machina: AI and the Art of Manipulation Inferno: Immoral Logic in an Age of Genetic Manipulation Come out and enjoy an evening of thought-provoking discourse, networking with fellow tech and scifi buffs, and meet the incomparable Dr. Andrew Maynard! Cocktails and lite bites included.