Living in an Automated City: Promises and Perils

Speaker:  Seng Loke – Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Topic(s):  Society and the Computing Profession


What if (almost) every aspect of a city is automated, from transportation, waste management, maintenance, policing to urban gardening? Developments in AI and the Internet of Things technologies have increased possibilities for automation, with new ways to improve quality of life for many. This talk discusses the promises and perils of living in a city with extreme automation and algorithmic governance, based on technology trends. From jammed walkways due to robot deliveries, bots policing jaywalking to living inside a robot, we explore scenarios and metaphors of what it means to live in an automated highly roboticized city.

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  45
Duration:  45 minutes
Languages Available:  English
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