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Displaying all lectures given by: Cory Doctorow


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The war on general purpose computers is the war on science
Speaker(s): Cory Doctorow
Abstract: The general purpose computer can run any program we can express in symbolic logic; that makes it the go-to tool for accomplishing any task that can be reduced to a computable function, and that's why software is eating the world and cars and colliders and airplanes and pacemakers and toasters ar... read more
Date: 09/05/2018 - 2:00 pm
Series: Colloquium

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The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Robotics Revolution and the Future of Evolution
Abstract: How will robotics change us and our lives? Will AI driven robots put us on and accelerated evolutionary path? Why would we want a more heavily robotized society? Do we have choice in the matter? Be part of the live studio audience for this special edition of TVO's Agenda with Steve Paikin.
Date: 22/10/2009 - 8:00 pm

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Lecture Series presented by KPMG - Copyright versus Universal Access to All Human Knowledge and Groups Without Cost: the state of play in the global copyfight
Speaker(s): Cory Doctorow
Abstract: The Internet promises the realization of two of humanity's noblest dreams: universal access to all human knowledge and the capacity to form and coordinate groups at virtually no cost. As great as this sounds, it's bad news for certain kinds of top-heavy organizations and the kinds of companies that ... read more
Date: 22/10/2009 - 4:00 pm
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