iCAS Subject Matter Expert and MIT Media Lab Professor Discuss Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology in Free Webinar

March 14, 2017

Deloitte Chief Data Scientist and iCAS Predictive Analytics Subject Matter Expert Jim Guszcza, FCAS, Ph.D, CSPA, moderated a free webinar on March 15th on the impacts of Artificial Intelligence [AI] technologies on business and societal landscapes – and the increasing need to factor societal considerations into future autonomous systems. The recording is now available online free of charge (click “view on demand”).

Iyad Rahwan, associate professor of media arts and sciences at the MIT Media Lab, was the featured speaker on the webinar. Rahwan discussed his recent work crowdsourcing beliefs about what autonomous vehicles should do in various life-or-death scenarios.  This research involved collecting 25 million decisions from people worldwide.

Examples of Rahwan’s research can be found here and here.  President Barack Obama also discussed it in an interview with MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito.

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