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Talk You and AI – the history, capabilities and frontiers of AI

You and AI – the history, capabilities and frontiers of AI

Demis Hassabis

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Genre: Event with live subtitles


Join Demis Hassabis, world-renowned British neuroscientist, artificial intelligence (AI) researcher and the co-founder and CEO of DeepMind, to explore groundbreaking research driving the application of AI to scientific discovery. This lecture will explore the history, capabilities and scientific frontiers of AI. 

The talk launches the Royal Society’s 2018 series: You and AI, a collaborative effort to help people understand what machine learning and AI are, how these technologies work and the ways they may affect our lives.  Leading experts in the tech industry, academia and civil society will gather at the Royal Society to launch a flagship series of events designed to be an open and robust conversation about the potential and pitfalls of advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

As one of the leading scientists in the field, Demis is ideally placed to provide an overview of AI and the potential future it offers to society.

You & AI will be hosted on four dates at the Royal Society in London before moving to a large London arts venue and finally Manchester later in the year. We invite you to the conversation, to hear from the greatest minds in the field and then add your thoughts, opinions and views at our two public question and answer sessions later this year.

Supported by DeepMind.

Attending the event

  • Free to attend
  • No registration required
  • Doors open from 18.00, and seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis
  • This event may be popular and entry cannot be guaranteed
  • Live subtitles will be available
  • British Sign Language interpretation will be available on request. Please let the Events team know if you plan to attend at least two weeks before the event.
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