October 13th 2016
The Generative Machine Age: Technological Uncertainty by Design
Since 2009, Apple and Google have procured millions of smartphone and tablet apps and the smartphones increasingly a hub for personal networks and, indeed, health monitors strapped to our arms. Additionally in the coming year virtual reality will step out of the shadows and into the mainstream. We have entered the Generative Machine Age.
In his first talk at CRF’s 8th International Conference, Carsten Sørensen takes us through the three machine ages and the technologies that emerged during those times, as well as what it means for our future.
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