Living with Robots

WED, JAN 30, 2019 (1:11:27)

Computers are learning to read our emotions and it is big business. Alexa will soon be servicing all our needs. But can we really trust the robots? Join Judith Shulevitz, from the Atlantic Monthly, and Maxim Pozdorovkin, film-maker of The Truth About Killer Robots, as they discuss the future of robots.

+ BIO: Judith Shulevitz

Judith Shulevitz is an author, journalist, and cultural critic. She is a regular contributor to The New York Times, as well as an editor with a passion for starting or helping to start magazines. She has written columns in Slate and The New York Times Book Review, and contributed pieces to magazines such as The New Yorker and The New Republic. She is author of The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time. Picture: Twitter @JudithShulevitz

+ BIO: Maxim Pozdorovkin

Maxim Pozdorovkin is an award-winning director and producer based in New York City. He is the director of five feature-length documentaries and numerous short films, including The Truth About Killer Robots, Our New President, The Notorious Mr. Bout, Pussy Riot: a Punk Prayer, and Capital. Maxim holds a PhD from Harvard University and was a junior fellow at Harvard’s Society of Fellows. Image: Facebook, Maxim Pozdorovkin

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