Runya ‘Agnes’ Liu, an undergraduate at Duke Kunshan University, and Daniel Lim interview Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security and award-winning author of Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War, on Lethal Autonomous Weapons.
by Runya Liu
As a member of the Planetary Ethics and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (PETAL) I had the privilege of attending a conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Society with Duke Kunshan University Professor Daniel Lim in Hawai’i from January 27-28. The invited talks and presentations were wonderful opportunities to learn how people from different fields see the ethical issues related to AI. People majoring in law, engineering, computer science, philosophy, etc., were all here to discuss the future development of AI. People gathered because they want to contribute to problems that the whole human race is going to face. The hot discussion triggered by questions in talks and presentations created an sincere academic atmosphere. Continue reading “Attending the 2019 Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Society Conference”
While the 2018 Fall Semester is drawing to an end, so is the session one of the pilot Student Experience Documentary Project. The night of December 10 was a celebration of the nine finalists who were chosen to make short documentaries out of their weekly vlogs. It showcased the students’ development of artistic creativity, and growing experience in film-making, and brought the audience back to the past four months. Chancellor Feng Youmei, Executive Vice Chancellor Denis Simon, and Vice Chancellor Gao Haiyan attended the event, and joined the program directors in presenting awards to the finalists. Continue reading “The 2018 DKU Student Vlog Awards Ceremony”
On Saturday December 1st, the Petal fellows and their advisor, Dr. James Miller, traveled to Shanghai to meet artists Fito Segrera and Benjamin Bacon. The students first went to the M50 art district, near the French concession in Shanghai, and had lunch with Fito. After lunch, Fito showed the students around the Chronus Art Center, and later, his personal workshop. Continue reading “New Media Art in Shanghai”
Daniel Seng is Associate Professor of Law at the School of Computing, at the National University of Singapore. He graduate from Stanford University’s doctorak program in Empirical Sciences and the Law (JSD). His areas of expertise are intellectual property, information technology, law, machine learning, NLP and quantitative legal analysis. Continue reading “A Discussion with Daniel Seng on Artifical Intelligence and Law”
On December 10, 2018 the finalists in the Duke Kunshan University Student Documentary Experience project will be premiering their documentaries at a screening and awards festival.