Pinocchio and the Positronic Brain: Defining Personhood in a Post-Modern World
Thursday, September 26, 7pm
What does it mean to be a person? Are we on the verge of conquering death? What resources can the Christian faith offer to these questions? This talk will explore the changing relationship between humans and technology as we rapidly move toward developing machines that look and act like humans.
Talk by Dr Dianne Martin retired Professor of Computer Science at George Washington University, with a response by Dr Sylvester Johnson, Director of the Center for Humanities at Virginia Tech. Q&A to follow.