University of Cambridge > Talks.cam > Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group > Artificial Happiness and Machine Unintelligence

Artificial Happiness and Machine Unintelligence

Add to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Julius Weitzdörfer.

This talk has been canceled/deleted

Historically psychometrics has a chequered history, from its beginnings with IQ testing one hundred years ago to the current controversies on privacy and psychological micro-targeting on the internet. Often in spite of the best intentions, the field has been beset with a host of unintended consequences. The vision behind IQ and meritocracy turned all too easily into eugenics and bell curve thinking. We didn’t see it coming then, but can we now – is it too late for history to help us? Social networks has given us communication, but big brother is hovering in the wings.

Professor John Rust is the Director of the Psychometrics Centre, Cambridge Judge Business School.

This talk is part of the Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group series.

Tell a friend about this talk:

This talk is included in these lists:

This talk is not included in any other list

Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.

 

© 2006-2017 Talks.cam, University of Cambridge. Contact Us | Help and Documentation | Privacy and Publicity