The Promise and Peril of the Digital Age:
A conversation with Microsoft President Brad Smith and Professor Barry Friedman, Faculty Director of the Policing Project
Free lunch provided. The first 50 guests to arrive will receive a free copy of Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne’s Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age.
New York University School of Law
Vanderbilt Hall – Greenberg Lounge
40 Washington Square South (on the corner of MacDougal Street)
Friday, September 13, 2019
Free lunch served at 1:15 p.m.
Conversation with Brad Smith: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
As technology rapidly changes the world in which we live, it offers the potential for both incredible improvement in our lives, but also deeply serious harms. We face troubling loss of privacy, perpetuation of racial injustice, and the prospect of widespread government intrusion and surveillance. How should private companies, governments, and the public address these issues around technologies and issues like autonomous weapons, cybercrime, and facial recognition? Professor Barry Friedman, who serves as the faculty director of the Policing Project at NYU School of Law, will engage Microsoft President Brad Smith in a discussion of these issues, which Brad and Carol Ann Browne discuss in their new book Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age.
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