LASER Talks Stanford
CHAIRED BY: Piero Scaruffi
When: Sep 18 @ 7pm PST. Find your timezone here
Stanford LiKaShing LK130 or register online via ZOOM
This evening will feature three presentations:
- Michal Kosinski (Stanford Univ) on "Theory of Mind Might Have
Spontaneously Emerged in Large Language Models"
- Amy Karle (Media Artist and Futurist) on "Digital Dreams and
Bio-realities: Reimagining Humanity Through Art and Technology"
- Eti Ben Simon (UC Berkeley) on "The Emotional Brain in a Sleepless World"
Amy Karle is an internationally award-winning ultra-contemporary artist specializing in emerging and exponential technologies. She creates new, hybridized forms of art synthesizing physical, biological, and computational systems. She employs science and tech tools to create expertly crafted, emotionally engaging, intellectually stimulating artworks that offer a glimpse into the potential of technology to shape our future. She has exhibited worldwide.
Michal Kosinski is a psychologist and data scientist, an Assistant Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business. His research focuses on studying humans through the lenses of digital footprints left behind
while using digital platforms and devices. Previously, he was the Deputy Director of the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, a researcher at Microsoft Research, and a post-doc at Stanford's Computer
Eti Ben Simon is a Research Scientist in The Center for Human Sleep Science at UC Berkeley. Her work explores the social and emotional consequences of sleep loss on the human brain and body. Using functional
MRI and electrical brain recordings she examines the neural processes that underlie emotional dysregulation following lack of sleep and the restoration of these processes after a rested night of sleep.
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