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Sunday, October 30 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Can AIs have Souls?

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Once we can answer the question, “Is is there artificial intelligence?” with yes, it just opens up more questions. Does a self-aware artificial intelligence have a soul? How could we tell?

Moderators
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Louise Gunderson

Louise and Jim Gunderson have been researching and developing robots and artificial intelligence systems since the early 1990s. With Ph.D.s in systems engineering (Louise) and computer science (Jim) they have focused on the artificial intelligence needed to make practical autonomous... Read More →

Participants
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Jim Gunderson

Louise and Jim Gunderson have been researching and developing robots and artificial intelligence systems since the early 1990s. With Ph.D.s in systems engineering (Louise) and computer science (Jim) they have focused on the artificial intelligence needed to make practical autonomous... Read More →
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Michael Lee Burgess

Michael Lee Burgess can truthfully say that science fiction has been part of his life forever ("it started with Dad, they were his books, remember John Carter of Mars?"). Sometimes they call him Reverend Michael back at Blue Hill/Bladen United Methodist Churches in Nebraska. He has... Read More →
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Rob S. Rice

Ambassador from the Past, The Esterhazy Press
Rob S. Rice proudly considers himself an ‘Ambassador from the Past.’ He holds a doctorate in Ancient History and works as ‘The Professor’ at the Colorado Renaissance Festival, where he teaches all kinds of history to participants and customers alike. He’s written large... Read More →
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Stace Johnson

Stace Johnson is a mild-mannered sysadmin by day, but at night, he transforms into a feral poet, alpha geek, and amateur guitarist. He has published more than 30 non-fiction articles, and his poetry has graced the pages and pixels of Apex Publications, Tales of the Talisman and cream... Read More →
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Tim Simpson

Tim Simpson lives with a dog, a cat, assorted silicon-based lifeforms, and one extraordinarily-significant other named Kaia.


Sunday October 30, 2016 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Mesa Verde C Ground Floor