Beth Singler

Junior Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence

Homerton College

About Beth

Dr Beth Singler is the Junior Research Fellow in AI at Homerton College, University of Cambridge. Beth’s anthropological research explores the social, ethical, philosophical and religious implications of advances in AI and robotics. As a part of her public engagement work, she has produced a series of short documentaries. The first, Pain in the Machine, won the 2017 AHRC Best Research Film of the Year Award. She has also spoken at the Edinburgh Science Festival, Ars Electronica, the Barbican, the London Science Museum, and New Scientist Live, and been interviewed by the New Scientist, Forbes, and the BBC, among others.

Their Sessions

11:00 am - 11:40 am 14th June 2021

We live in unpredictable times. From emerging conspiracy networks and rogue AI to despot regimes and disastrous cyber security failures. The threats loom large. What do the experts say about...

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5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021

How can we steer ever-more powerful AI towards positive outcomes? Max Tegmark details how we can use machine learning to detect bias in the media and how we could wield this power to strengthen...

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