The Washington State University Common Reading Program hosts a lecture on artificial intelligence by Matt Taylor, assistant professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at 5 p.m. Mon., Oct. 30 in CUE 203. The event is free and open to the public.
Taylor holds the Allred Distinguished Professorship in Artificial Intelligence in the school. At the lecture, he will discuss the potential benefits and dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) over the next 10 years. He will also focus on the ways AI will change our lives in both the physical world and the new space of virtual reality.
The Washington State University Common Reading Program hosts “Am I Addicted to My Phone? Healthy Ways to Use Technology Without Getting Hooked,” a lecture by psychologist Loren Brown from WSU Counseling and Psychological Services at 5:00 p.m. on Mon., Oct. 23 in CUE 203. The event is free and open to the public.
Interactive technology is a useful and integrated part of modern life, yet a growing number of people say it’s causing them problems, said Brown. As a society we are spending more and more time looking at screen, whether it’s social media or video games, or even measuring steps, heart rate, and sleep using a fitness tracker, said Brown.
The Washington State University Common Reading Program hosts “Augmented and Virtual Reality as Immersive Learning Tools,” a lecture by Don McMahon at 4:30 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 17 in Todd 130. The event is free and open to the public.
AR and VR technologies are commonly associate with gaming, said McMahon, a WSU professor who researches practical uses for these emerging technologies. He will present ways that AR and VR are also used as immersive learning tools in education and how these technologies will shape the next 10 years of education.
The Washington State University Common Reading Program hosts a lecture, Virtual Design and Construction: AR, VR, and Virtual Worlds in the Building Industry, by Anne Anderson at 4:30 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 10 in CUE 203. This event is free and open to the public.
Anderson is an assistant professor of construction management.
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