The Monocle Weekly
Toby Walsh, Olivia Sudjic and Siân Pattenden
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2 December 2018
Toby Walsh, professor of AI at the University of New South Wales, is a leader in his field; he joins us to unpack his new book, ‘2062 – The World that AI Made’, an exploration of the increasingly intelligent technologies that stand to shape the world around us. Plus, author Olivia Sudjic talks social media, anxiety and the essay, and we learn about some of London’s cultural highlights from artist and writer Siân Pattenden.
2 December 2018
Toby Walsh, one of the world’s foremost experts in artificial intelligence, joins us to discuss his new book, ‘2062 – The World that AI Made’. The eponymous year is the date by which many experts agree machine intelligence will match humans. Toby caught up with us to explain more about AI and how he expects it to shape the world over coming decades.
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Author Olivia Sudjic garnered widespread acclaim for her debut ‘Sympathy’. She joins us to discuss her latest work, an essay called ‘Exposure’, which explores the pressures and assumptions that attend female artists – and the impact these can have.
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