"Human + machine: intuition and calculation in a new era of decision-making" by Garry Kasparov

Past Event

05 December 2013, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School
34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets), Oxford, OX1 3BD

Speaker: Garry Kasparov, Senior Visiting Fellow, Oxford Martin School; world chess champion, writer and political activist

Summary: The latest generation of intelligent machines are running into a surprising challenge – how best to integrate with the human mind. The next great challenge of the digital age is how to get the most from our amazing machines without discarding the unparalleled power of the human mind. Kasparov, a veteran of working with and against computers, talks about the cutting edge of 21st-century decision-making and the technology that will make it possible.

You can watch this talk live on the web from 5.30pm here:

About the speaker

Garry Kasparov came to fame as the youngest world chess champion in history in 1985 at the age of 22. After twenty years as the world’s top-ranked player, Kasparov retired from chess in 2005 to take up the struggle for Russian democracy with his organization the United Civil Front. He continues to be a prominent voice for human rights in Russia and around the world. Kasparov has been a contributing editor to The Wall Street Journal since 1991 and is a popular keynote speaker on decision-making, technology, and leadership. His 2007 book, “How Life Imitates Chess”, has been published in over 20 languages.