An Introduction to Computational Thinking (part 2 and 3)

Appleton Tower G.05 Wednesday 23 November 2016 2 pm to 3.30 pm An Introduction to Computational Thinking (Episode 3) by Dr Michael Rovatsos Senior Lecturer at the School of Informatics at The University of Edinburgh, and Director of the Centre For Intelligent Systems and their Applications. Video of the first session here: http://www.blogs.hss.ed.ac.uk/crag/2016/08/28/introduction-computational-thinking/ What is […]

Financial Automation: Anthrobotics Reading Group Session 2

Financial Automation: Anthrobotics Reading Group Session 2

Informatics Forum Friday 28 October 2016 9.30 Room 1.16 Breakfast included This Session will be dedicated to discussing the idea of corporate automation, through the reading of two articles by Donald MacKenzie. Participants need only read one of the two articles, but of course can read both. 1 – Article from the London Review of […]

‘The Threat of Algocracy’ – Anthrobotic Reading Group – Session 3

'The Threat of Algocracy' - Anthrobotic Reading Group - Session 3

Anthrobotic Reading Group 25 November 2016 9.30 – 11.00 Informatics Forum Room 1.16 We will discuss the following paper with its author, Dr. John Danaher, NUI Galway University The Threat of Algocracy: Reality, Resistance and Accommodation John Danaher One of the most noticeable trends in recent years has been the increasing reliance of public decision-making […]