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Durham University

Department of History

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History Now! Public Lectures at the Gala Theatre Durham

11th November 2019, 17:45 to 19:00, Durham Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham, Dr Joe Martin (History Dept, Durham)

Title: Do We Need A Manhattan Project for Artificial Intelligence?

Since the crash programme to build nuclear weapons in the 1940s, it has often been suggested that major technical and scientific problems need their own Manhattan Projects.

Recently, calls have come for a Manhattan Project for AI. Why should this secret wartime project offer a good historical example for AI research to follow?

Tickets: Free but booking is recommended:

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