A Conversation with...Toby Walsh: IEEE TechEthics

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Toby Walsh is a leading researcher in Artificial Intelligence who was recently named in the inaugural Knowledge Nation 100, the one hundred "rock stars" of Australia's digital revolution. He is Guest Professor at TU Berlin, Professor of Artificial Intelligence at UNSW and leads the Algorithmic Decision Theory group at Data61, Australia's Centre of Excellence for ICT Research. He has been elected a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, and has won the prestigious Humboldt research award.

He also writes frequently for print and online media. His work has appeared in the New Scientist, American Scientist, Le Scienze, Cosmos and The Best Writing in Mathematics. His twitter account has been voted one of the top ten to follow to keep abreast of developments in AI and he has played an important role at the UN and elsewhere on the campaign to ban lethal autonomous weapons (aka "killer robots").

Recorded at Conversations on Ethical and Social Implications of Artificial Intelligence: An IEEE TechEthics™ Event, held on 29 August 2016 in The Hague, Netherlands (in conjunction with the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence - ECAI 2016).

Toby Walsh is a leading researcher in Artificial Intelligence who was recently named in the inaugural Knowledge Nation 100, the one hundred "rock stars" of Australia's digital revolution. He is Guest Professor at TU Berlin, Professor of Artificial Intelligence at UNSW and leads the Algorithmic Decision Theory group at Data61, Australia's Centre of Excellence for ICT Research. He has been elected a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, and has won the prestigious Humboldt research award.

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