Here we have leading podcasts – both from us and from selected third parties
Oxford University Futuremakers Podcasts
1. Season one The Future of AI and Futuremakers
Down winding streets, beyond the dreaming spires, inside the college walls, debates are happening – in every study room and lecture theatre – about the future of society.
Peter Millican 16 Oct 2018
2. Season one: How will the automation of jobs likely progress?
How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerisation?’ It is estimated that 47% of U.S. jobs were at risk of automation.
Peter Millican, Mike Osborne, Judy Stephenson, David Clifton 22 Oct 2018
3. Season one: Are all algorithms biased?
Our lives are increasingly shaped by automated decision-making algorithms, but do those have in-built biases? Do we need to tackle these? What could happen if we don’t?
Peter Millican, Sandra Wachter, Helena Webb, Brent Mittelstadt 22 Oct 2018
4. Season one: Is the banking sector about to change for ever?
AI is already playing a role in the finance sector, from fraud detection, to algorithmic trading, to customer service, and many believe this role will develop rapidly within the next few years.
Peter Millican, Stephen Roberts, Nir Vulkan, Jannes Klaas 22 Oct 2018
5. Season one: Is AI good for our health?
Peter Millican, Alison Noble, Paul Leeson, Jessica Morley 02 Nov 2018
6. Season one: Does AI have a gender?
Peter Millican, Gina Neff, Carissa Véliz, Sian Brooke 12 Nov 2018
7. Season one: From Ada Lovelace to Alan Turing, the birth of AI?
Many developments in science are achieved through people being able to ‘stand on the shoulders of giants’ and in the history of AI two giants in particular stand out.
Peter Millican, Ursula Martin, Andrew Hodges, Jacob Ward 19 Nov 2018
8. Season one: Has AI changed the way we find the truth?
Around the world, automated bot accounts have enabled some government agencies and political parties to exploit online platforms in dispersing fake messages.
Peter Millican, Rasmus Nielsen, Vidya Narayanan, Mimie Liotsiou 06 Dec 2018
9. Season one: What does AI mean for the future of humanity?
Peter Millican, Allan Dafoe, Mike Osborne, Jade Leung 12 Dec 2018
10. Season one: Is China leading the way in AI?
In the penultimate episode of series one of Futuremakers, we’re looking at the development of AI across the globe.
Peter Millican, Mike Wooldridge, Xiaorong Ding, Sophie-Charlotte Fischer 19 Dec 2018
11. Season one: Season Finale: AI selection box
In the final episode of our series, we’re looking back at the themes we’ve discussed so far, and forward into the likely development of AI. Gil McVean, Sandra Wachter, Nigel Shadbolt, Peter Millican 08 Jan 2019.
Computer Science Lectures
1 Strachey Lecture – Steps Towards Super Intelligence
Why has AI been so hard and what are the problems that we might work on in order to make real progress to human level intelligence, or even the super intelligence that many pundits believe is just around the corner? Rodney Brooks 20 Dec 2018
Privacy-preserving analytics in, or out of, the cloud This talk is about the experience of providing privacy when running analytics on users’ personal data. Jon Crowcroft 16 Apr 2018
The Continuing Evolution of C++ Stroustrup discusses the development and evolution of the C++, one of the most widely used programming languages ever. Bjarne Stroustrup 12 Dec 2017
Lovelace Lecture: Learning and Efficiency of Outcomes in Games Éva Tardos, Department of Computer Science, Cornell University, gives the 2017 Ada Lovelace Lecture on 6th June 2017. Éva Tardos, Leslie Goldberg 22 Aug 2017
Strachey Lecture- Computer Agents that Interact Proficiently with People Professor Kraus will show how combining machine learning techniques for human modelling, human behavioural models, formal decision-making and game theory approaches enables agents to interact well with people. Sarit Kraus 23 Jun 2017
Strachey Lecture – Probabilistic machine learning: foundations and frontiers Professor Zoubin Ghahramani gives a talk on probabilistic modelling from it’s foundations to current areas of research at the frontiers of machine learning. Zoubin Ghahramani 15 Mar 2017
Oxford University Department of Computer Science: Second Year Group Design Practicals Students undertaking undergraduate (first) degrees in Computer Science, Computer Science & Philosophy and Maths & Computer Science undertake a Group Design Practical as a compulsory part of the course. Computer Science Students 08 Nov 2016
Strachey Lecture – The Once and Future Turing Professor Andrew Hodges author of ‘Alan Turing: The Enigma’ talks about Turing’s work and ideas from the definition of computability, the universal machine to the prospect of Artificial Intelligence. Andrew Hodges, Mike Wooldridge 02 Nov 2016
Strachey Lecture – Quantum Supremacy Dr Scott Aaronson (MIT, UT Austin) gives the 2016 Strachey lecture. Scott Aaronson 14 Jun 2016
Artificial Intelligence and the Future In this talk Demis Hassabis discuss’s what is happening at the cutting edge of AI research, its future impact on fields such as science and healthcare, and how developing AI may help us better understand the human mind. Demis Hassabis 26 Feb 2016
Bidirectional Computation is Effectful A reconstruction (slides and voiceover) of a talk given at the Summit on Advances in Programming Languages (snapl.org/2015) in May 2015. Jeremy Gibbons 17 Nov 2015