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Saturday, May 20 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Pub Talk: Arrival of the Robot Car

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Self-driving cars promise to save lives, clean up the air, and transform our commutes into free time. But when are we going to start seeing them on the road? Michael Clamann of Duke Robotics will talk about the technical, political, and social barriers we still need to overcome in order to fully assimilate autonomous automobilies. He will answer your questions about this emerging technology, and discuss the work he’s doing to help self-driving cars and pedestrians coexist safely in our cities.

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The Future of Creativity

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Evolution has been a slow natural process that we are externalizing and accelerating through technology and creativity. Humans have long sought to transform nature with agriculture and medicine, employing biotechnologies to manipulate living systems, and even our own bodies. Today... Read More →

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Michael Clamann

Michael Clamann is a Senior Research Scientist in the Humans and Autonomy Lab (HAL) within the Robotics Program at Duke University, an Associate Director at UNC’s Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety, and the Lead Editor for Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Duke’s... Read More →

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Duke University

Duke University is an American private research university located in Durham, North Carolina. At Moogfest 2017, we will be joined by professors Mark Kruse, Bill Seaman, John Supko, Charlie Gerbach, Miguel Nicolelis, Scott Lindroth, and Katherine Hayles.

Saturday May 20, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT