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Friday, June 2 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
I, For One, Welcome Our Robot Overlords

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It started with our machines saying "hello" when we turned them on, and now every other household is asking Alexa for the news while making coffee in the morning. How long before we have robotic maids? And what happens when they decide they've had enought of us?

Moderators
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James McDonald

Science
James McDonald has consulted for dozens of clients from startups to Fortune 100 organizations on designing and implementing transformative technologies over twenty-five years. In addition to consulting, he speaks on futurism and coming disruptive technologies and their impact on businesses and all of our daily lives.nnIn addition, Jim develops content and materials for personal and professional development, technology, privacy issues, and Artificial Intelligence.nnHe also is a science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary fiction author, using his background in cultural anthropology and sociology. His current series are the Home Summonings and Longbow Initiative urban fantasy series.nnHis newest project is The... Read More →

Speakers
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Jim Craig

There are more things that interest me than can fit in this space. But, for the con, I'm happy to talk about science (especially astronomy and evolution) and science fiction (especially the history of the genre). | | I'll be easy to spot. Just look for the red hat.
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Dr. Ben Davis

Professor, ECPI University
Ben Davis has a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics and an M.S. in Nuclear Astrophysics from the University of Notre Dame. He taught at the collegiate level for several years on a number of technical subjects ranging from computer programming and math to, of course, astronomy and physics. I... Read More →
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Jonathan E Weaver

Film/Media/TV


Friday June 2, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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