Thinking About Math & A.I. – Feb 28

Wonderfest Science Envoys are early-career researchers with special communication skills and aspirations. Following short talks on provocative modern science topics, these two Science Envoys will answer questions with insight and enthusiasm:

  • UC Berkeley computational cognitive scientist Rachel Jansen on What Is Math?  How is it that math summons feelings of anxiety—and even fear—for some, while others hold it in the highest esteem?
  • Stanford computer scientist Andrey Kurenkov on What Are Present-Day AI Researchers Actually Doing?  How can recent, cutting-edge achievements give us the right (or wrong!) idea about what constitutes artificial intelligence?
WHAT: Ask a Science Envoy: Thinking about Math and A.I.
WHO: Rachel Jansen & Andrey Kurenkov, Wonderfest Science Envoys
WHERE: Verdi Club Lounge, 2424 Mariposa St., San Francisco, CA 94110 []
WHEN: 2019-02-28 — 8:00pm, Thur, Feb 28

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