The impact of social robots, 17 April organized by Girl Geek Dinners

Datum: 4 April 2012 - Humanoid -
The impact of social robots, 17 April organized by Girl Geek Dinners

On April 17th, 2012 Girl Geek Dinner will organize an evening in Lab111, Amsterdam. Topics include the implications of social robots and new technology on our society.

Girl Geek DinnerĀ 

Is the Amsterdam branch of an international organization 'Girl Geek Dinner' that "seeks for the participation of women in science, technology and engineering. They encourage this participation through social networking, events and networking dinners.

Speaker Martijntje Smits

In the conversation Martijnte Smits will focus on the impact of a new generation of "social robots" on society, and in particular on the possible social discomfort that they will bring as beings between machines and organisms, and between life and death.

Martijntje Smits is senior research scientist and a philosopher of technology. Trained in engineering and philosophy, her expertise is the social and ethical impact of science and technology in society.

http://netherlands.girlgeekdinners.com/

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