The Moviegoer's Guide to the Future

Moviegoer's Guide to the Future

From "Jurassic Park" to "Ex Machina," what can science fiction movies tell us about the technologies of tomorrow and how they might impact our lives? Join us for an evening of mind-blowing ideas and movie clips as ASU Professor Andrew Maynard explores how sci-fi movies reveal the challenges and opportunities of developing technologies that are beneficial, responsible and ethical.

Andrew Maynard

About Dr. Maynard:
Dr. Andrew Maynard is the author of "Films from the Future: The Technology and Morality of Sci-Fi Movies," a professor in the ASU School for the Future of Innovation in Society and leading expert on the socially responsible development of emerging and converging technologies. For over 20 years, he has worked closely with experts from around the world on the challenges and opportunities presented by technologies ranging from nanotechnology and genetic engineering, to artificial intelligence and self-driving cars. He blogs on technology and society at 2020Science.org, produces the YouTube channel Risk Bites and is active on Twitter as @2020science.

Department: 
School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Contact: 
Melissa Waite
Nov 27 2018 - 6:30pm
Location: 
Alamo Drafthouse Cimena
Price: 
Less than $10