Robert Smith

Robert Smith

Rob Smith works as Chief Technology Officer for BOXARR Ltd, a company he helped to found. He also works part time as a Senior Research Fellow of Computer Science at University College London, where he was also a founding member of The UCL Centre for The Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty.

He has conducted research projects for the U.S. Army Strategic Defense Command, The Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratories, NASA, Boeing, NSF, EPSRC, the European Union, DERA, British Aerospace, Airbus, and British Telecom. Rob is a former Associate Editor of The IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, and the journal Evolutionary Computation and a fellow of the RSA: The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

Rob has authored over 35 journal articles, 10 book chapters, and over 75 conference papers on these subjects.

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When human intelligence is seduced by machine intelligence
Rob Smith joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the seductive encroachment of machine intelligence on the human experience, and associated implications.
Rob Smith joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the issues humans face in embracing the paradox of digital leverage: the powerful and seductive benefits and the inherent and sometimes frightening dangers.
Rob Smith joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the human expectation of values that often isn’t reconciled with modern digital technology, and why an algorithm that’s indifferent to your existence might seem evil.