The PETAL lab mainly focuses on the ethical issues related to Planetary Science and Artificial intelligence. As part of our exploration of these concepts, we interview famous authors, scientists, and researchers who do work related to these fields. We share the audio and a brief description of the interviews online, so that everyone can have the opportunity to listen. Continue reading “Discussion with Astrobiologist and Author David Grinspoon”
By Anisha Joshi
In a world where a deep fear of incumbent malice and malevolence runs within the hearts of most who have pondered the rapid pace of development in artificial intelligence, Fito Segrera sees a possibility for an exceedingly more positive future with benevolent AI. With a practical sense of optimism, he has considered a future with AI that might guide our way to better decision-making, ultimately resulting in an ending that doesn’t result in the destruction of humanity with the rise of AI. Continue reading “Fito Segrera: Redefining the Boundaries Between Art and Artificial Intelligence”
To understand and analyze the experiences of the historic inaugural class of students at Duke Kunshan University the Humanities Research Center (HRC) is launching a pilot project recruiting student fellows to produce regular vlogs on their experience at DKU for the Student Experience Pilot Documentary Project. Continue reading “Call for Student Vloggers for the Humanities Research Center”
The Planetary Ethics and Artificial Intelligence Lab (PETAL) is recruiting six student fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Students will attend lab meetings, carry out research tasks under the supervision of the co-directors, receive training in humanistic research to carry out an independent research project, and organize one student event each semsester. Continue reading “Call for PETAL Lab Student Fellows”