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Professor of Planetary Science at Caltech & Research Scientist at NASA JPL
Bethany Ehlmann talks about how studying other planets like Mars allows us to not only understand the universe better but Earth as well and reminds us that life and beauty on Earth exist due to a fragile balance that must be protected.
Dean of Engineering at The Ohio State University
AI provides us with so many opportunities to enhance our quality of life, but as new AI applications develop, Ayanna Howard reminds us that these opportunities come with the responsibility to ensure that implicit and unconscious biases are not programmed into the algorithms.
CEO & Co-Founder of Pinscreen
Hao Li talks about the challenges involved in creating AI-driven, virtual human avatars as well as the possibilities and responsibilities that arise as we become a more seamlessly digital society.
SVP and Head Scientist, Alexa AI at Amazon
Rohit Prasad discusses Callisto, an ambitious new test collaboration between Amazon and Lockheed Martin to study the feasibility of integrating Alexa into the Orion spacecraft architecture to help spacefarers navigate the challenges of working off-world.
AI and Robotics Researcher and Professor of Computer Science, Neuroscience, and Pediatrics at the University of Southern California
Maja Matarić discusses the field of socially assistive robotics, which aims to create robots that are programmed to have more empathy for human beings and provide specialized assistance to those in need.
Director of Chief Technologists, AWS Public Sector
(Former CTO, NASA JPL)
Tom Soderstrom talks about how evolving technologies on Earth can help us answer the question of what exists outside of our world.
The future of convenience
Dilip Kumar, VP of Physical Retail and Technology, Amazon
Amazon's VP of Physical Retail and Technology, Dilip Kumar, discusses the technology behind the biometric-activated payment system Amazon One and the future of convenience in the retail experience that is possible because of it.
Magnificent machines and the great convergence
Jon Battles, Director of Robotics & Artificial Intelligence, Amazon
Amazon Director of Robotics & AI Jon Battles talks about how innovations in various sectors are unlocking possibilities in the field of robotics that can change our society and planet for the better.
AI and the age of self
Prem Natarajan, Vice President of Natural Understanding, Amazon
Amazon's VP of Natural Understanding, Prem Natarajan, discusses the future of artificial intelligence and the areas of research in self-awareness, self-learning, and self-service that will ultimately make AI like Amazon Alexa more conversational, useful, and seamlessly integrated into our day-to-day lives.
Applying AI to art
Pindar Van Arman, Artist
Artist Pindar Van Arman talks about the role that artificial intelligence can play in the creation of art and the potential of true creativity from algorithms and machines.
Intelligent agents for connected care
Maarten Sierhuis, Founder & CEO, Ejenta and
Rachna Dhamija, Founder & CEO, Ejenta
Ejenta co-founders Maarten Sierhuis and Rachna Dhamija discuss how they are using technology developed to monitor the health of astronauts in space to create in-home monitoring technology to advance healthcare on Earth.