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Monday, June 8

11:00am AEST

Einstein's God
Einstein said “science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind”. The “person of the century” was quizzed repeatedly about his views of God. In this talk, we will clarify your views of what science and religion are and whether they conflict. Then Einstein will buy into the argument in his own words. We will discover that his genius extended beyond the scientific to a deep understanding of man and God.

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Steven Prawer

Steven is Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne and a member of the Shira Hadasha community. His research interests are in brain machine interfaces and quantum devices. He has long been an advocate for the synergy between religion and science

Monday June 8, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm AEST

6:30pm AEST

Is Artificial Intelligence Jewish?
Artificial Intelligence is embedded in our everyday life and increasingly underpins the economic and social foundations of our way of living. What is the Jewish cultural and social response to AI? How Jewish is AI? And what are the religious issues that will require a Halachik response to AI?

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Adam Slonim

Adam Slonim works professionally with the Australian Institute for Machine Learning at Adelaide University - number 3 in the world in Artificial Intelligence research. Adam has authored a policy paper on “AI and the Future of Work” and is a director of VorAI Systems, an AI start... Read More →

Monday June 8, 2020 6:30pm - 7:30pm AEST
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