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Tata Knowledge Series on AI & Society: Living in the Shadow of AI with Madhumita Murgia
20 Jun 2024

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    June 20, 2024 | 5:45 PM ET – 7:30 PM ET

    Join us for the next installment of the Tata Series on AI and Society as author Madhumita Murgia and the Academy’s President and CEO Nick Dirks dive into societal and ethical issues within the field of artificial intelligence.

    Murgia’s new book, Code Dependent – Living in the Shadow of AI, shortlisted for the inaugural Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction, highlights the impact AI is already having around the globe. The book touches on AI’s effects in areas like labor rights, online privacy, discrimination, healthcare, education, government surveillance, autonomy, and more. 

    Madhumita Murgia is the Artificial Intelligence Editor for the Financial Times. She previously served as an editor and reporter at WIRED as well as The Daily Telegraph and was part of a team conducting research on an AIDS vaccine prior to transitioning to journalism. Murgia won the prestigious Stern-Bryan Fellowship in 2017 and was named the Science & Technology Journalist of the Year at the UK Press Awards in 2024. She holds an MA in science journalism from New York University and studied biology as an undergraduate at the University of Oxford. Murgia also co-hosts the Tech Tonic podcast series. 

    Premium tickets for in-person participants include an exclusive ‘Meet the Author’ experience, an autographed copy of Murgia’s book, Living in the Shadow of AI, and premium seating in the main auditorium.

    Moderator

    Nicholas B. Dirks
    President and CEO
    The New York Academy of Sciences

    Speaker

    Madhumita Murgia
    Author and AI Editor
    Financial Times

    Lead Sponsor

    Pricing

    In-Person

    Regular RatePremium Ticket*
    Member$20$40
    Nonmember$25$40

    *Premium tickets for in-person participants include an exclusive ‘Meet the Author’ experience, an autographed copy of Murgia’s book, Living in the Shadow of AI, and premium seating in the main auditorium. 

    Virtual

    Regular Rate
    MemberFree
    Nonmember$10

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