Openbar LEUVEN 30_01_2020

Ethics in technology &


Cronos Leuven
Gaston Geenslaan 11/B4
3001 Leuven


Thursday, January 30, 2020

17:45 - 21:30






Welcome with food & drinks


Ethics and technology: what kind of society do you want to live in?

Laurens Somers // Monkeyshot

At Monkeyshot, we ask ourselves where exactly the athical boundaries lie in our ever more digitalised society. Which information do we share, and with whom? Which things do we better keep to ourselves instead of sharing them? To what extent do we allow technology in our lives? In a fun, interactive session, we try to find an answer to all these questions. You will be able to vote, debate and share ideas. Let us know in which (digital) society you would like to live!



From Reactive Programming to Reactive Architecture

Deevid De Meyer // Brainjar

The philosophy of (artificial) intelligence

When discussing the limits and possibilities of artificial intelligence, it is very easy to slide down into philosophical discussions on the nature of intelligence itself. But what does philosophy have to say about AI? In this talk, we will give a broad overview of the touching points between philosophy and AI and see if we can learn anything from these grey men with long beards.


The science fiction of artificial intelligence

Science fiction has always played a significant role in how we think of the future. In this presentation, we will go over how "golden age" science fiction writers thought about AI, and what contemporary writers think might be coming next.


Closing & Networking



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