Monday, October 21, 2019
Seminar | October 21 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Colloquium | October 21 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, Room 1102 Berkeley Way West (2121 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94720)
Rucker C. Johnson, University of California, Berkeley (Goldman School of Public Policy) & National Bureau of Economic Research
Inequality in schools leads to many of our most intractable social ills: the mass incarceration of young men of color, disparities in income, life expectancy and related public health metrics.
Children of the Dream argues for public education as the primary engine of upward mobility. Specifically, I examine the success of our three most significant equal-opportunity initiatives: 1)... More >
Colloquium | October 21 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater
Can a machine create its own art? This question, raised around the year 2000 by Leonel Moura, is at the core of his work with robotics and artificial intelligence. With the development of artificial intelligence of recent years, the possibility for machines to be intelligent but also creative is at the center of a debate on the future of humanity. Will machines take over? Or, is there an... More >