Virtual

Monday 6 December 2021

18:30

Mo Gawdat

Former Chief Business Officer of Google [X], entrepreneur and bestselling author

The Future of Artificial Intelligence and How You Can Save Our World, in collaboration with How to Academy

By the year 2029, it is predicted that machine intelligence will break out of specific tasks and into general intelligence and that by 2049, AI will be a billion times smarter, in everything, than the smartest human. If AI is Einstein and humans are a fly, how do we convince this super being not to squash the fly?

Mo Gawdat

Mo is the former Chief Business Officer of Google [X], entrepreneur and bestselling author of Solve for Happy: Engineering Your Path to Joy. Mo joined Google in 2007 to kickstart business in emerging markets and in 2013 moved to the infamous innovation arm of the tech giant, Google [X]. Google [X] aims to develop new technologies to reinvent the way that things are in the world and has led to seemingly Sci-Fi ideas such as Google Life Sciences and Project Loon, which aims to provide high-speed internet to every inch of our planet through the use of high altitude balloons.

'Technology is putting our humanity at risk to an unprecedented degree. This book is not for engineers who write the code or the policy makers who claim they can regulate it. This is a book for you. Because, believe it or not, you are the only one that can fix it.'

Mo Gawdat