Hollywood vs Real World Robots
& the Public Perception of Tech
March 11, 2023
Who hasn’t heard of R2-D2, the Terminator, and Sonny from I-Robot? Over the past 50 years, Hollywood has played an important role in influencing public perception of advanced technology like robots and artificial intelligence. But as robotics rapidly becomes a critical part of advancing healthcare and green industries, we should start envisioning how to best integrate this advanced technology into our work, home, and public spaces. In this discussion, panelists will examine the western perception of advanced robotic technology based on what we learned from Hollywood.
Founder and Managing Director, FemAI – Center for Feminist Artificial Intelligence, Germany
Alexandra Wudel is the co-founder of the think tank FemAI – Center for Feminist Artificial Intelligence. According to her, our future needs a positive narrative and inclusive feminism is the answer.
Associate Professor, Kozmiński University Warsaw, Poland
Aleksandra Przegalinska is an Associate Professor at the Kozmiński University in Warsaw, Poland.
Founder & Chief Creative Officer, TRICK 3D Studio
Chad is a writer, director, and entrepreneur who crafts imaginative stories and worlds using traditional and immersive media.
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Europe Center, Atlantic Council
Tyson Barker is a Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center.