In this talk Jeremy Bailenson, the founding director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, will discuss how Virtual Reality technology will shape the future and how it can be used to hone our performance, improve our learning and communication abilities, and enhance our empathic and imaginative capacities. Join us to understand how our world will be changed with the introduction of Virtual Reality technology. Read more.
The smart machines revolution is re-shaping our lives and our societies. In this conversation with Cade Metz from The New York Times, Sir Nigel Shadbolt (one of Britain’s leading authorities on artificial intelligence) will argue that we are not about to be elbowed aside by a rebel army of super-intelligent robots of our own creation. But how we control them — in our private lives, careers and politics — will determine our collective well-being. Join us for expert insight into how artificial intelligence will transform our lives. Read related articles from The New York Times: To Invade Homes, Tech Is Trying to Get in Your Kitchen Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies The Real Threat of Artificial Intelligence Sign up here to get Personal Tech, a weekly email from The New York Times that rounds up the best stories about technology and how we use it in our everyday lives. As part of our collaboration with The New York Times, take advantage of a special digital subscription offer saving 60% off for one year. With investigative reporting and analysis from experts in the field, The Times uncovers the stories that impact the world. Read more.
An unmissable opportunity to hear Tal Ben-Shahar who taught the most popular course at Harvard University on “Positive Psychology,” and the university’s third most popular course on “The Psychology of Leadership”. In this talk on how to live a happier life and be a better leader, Tal Ben Shahar will show how Happiness is the key to successful leadership and will introduce ideas and tools that can make us happier. And, of course, better leaders. Read more.