Runya Liu and Daniel Lim, a student and faculty member at Duke Kunshan University, interview Kevin Macnish, Assistant Professor of Ethics and Information Technology at the University of Twente, on the ethics of surveillance.
Ege Duman, a 2nd year DKU undergraduate recently published an open-peer commentary in the American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience entitled “The Continuity of BCI-Mediated and Conventional Action.” The article was written with Professor Daniel Lim, Co-Director of the Planetary Ethics and Artificial Intelligence Lab (PETAL).
This is the first paper published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal by a DKU undergraduate with a DKU professor. Continue reading “HRC Student Ege Duman Co-Authors Paper on Brain-Computer Interface”
By Bolin Song
The World AIDS Day (WAD) on December 1st is an international day aimed at raising people’s awareness of AIDS and related problems and mourning those who have died of the disease. On December 2nd, a World AIDS Day event was held in DKU, in support of World AIDS Day. This event was supported by the Global Health Research Center and PETAL (Planetary Ethics and Planetary Ethics Lab). The event was organized by undergraduate students Bolin Song, Qianyu(Sherry) Pan, and other undergraduate student volunteers. Continue reading “DKU 1st World AIDS Day: Communities Make a Difference”
By Xiaoxi Zhu
About 100 members of the Duke Kunshan community have taken part in the university’s first mass-participation art project – an illuminated, nighttime campus procession along a route in the shape of the Big Dipper constellation.
The project was organized by student researchers in the Planetary Ethics and Artificial Intelligence Lab to coincide with a visit by filmmakers Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim on Oct. 10. Continue reading “Report on Journey of the Universe Art Project”
宇宙之旅是由来自耶鲁大学的Mary Evelyn Tucker和John Grim教授制作，一部获奖的纪录片和教育项目。融合了宇宙论、天文学、天体生物学、演化学，宇宙之旅以一种诗意和引人深思的视觉形式，娓娓道来从创世大爆炸至今的宇宙故事。宇宙之旅旨在使观众为孕育地球生命的宇宙历史感到惊叹，进而反思在面临气候变迁和环境铺害时，个体对于一切生命形态的责任。这部纪录片将于十月十日在创新楼的礼堂放映，并在放映前举行和制作者的问答环节。
在放映前，昆山杜克大学将迎来全球首演的群众艺术项目。由宇宙伦理和人工智能研究中心(Planetary Ethics and Artificial Intelligence Lab) 的学生研究员设计，并由大二学生Rudy Lu和Ryan Trombly筹划，这项艺术项目将回溯宇宙历史，并在昆山杜克大学的校园内以北斗七星的形式呈现从创世大爆炸至当代的七个阶段。
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.