Speaking at Cambridge University on Darwin and the Machine
11 Dec 2021
I am excited to be travelling down to Cambridge University this week to participate in the Histories of Artificial Intelligence Winter Symposium. I will be presenting a talk entitled Darwin and the Machine: Evolutionary influences in 19th and early 20th century visions of superintelligent AI, and their relevance today.
The symposium takes place over 14-15 December.
The talk will draw on sections of my book Rise of the Self-Replicators: Early Visions of Machines, AI and Robots That Can Reproduce and Evolve.
Slides for the presentation in Cambridge can be viewed here.