EP #9: 'The Robot' with Mari Velonaki & Maurice Pagnucco

Computers and machines are full of knowledge and information... but can they be intelligent?  ‘Intelligence’ describes the brain’s ability to reason, learn, plan, deploy abstract reasoning, experience emotions and exercise self-awareness.

On this episode of The Constellations, host Bec Dean is joined by artist and researcher Mari Velonaki, who creates poetic human-machine interfaces exist within a broad field of AI research, pursuing the creation of truly intelligent non-human objects. We are also joined by her collaborator, Maurice Pagnucco is Deputy Dean (Education), Engineering and Head of School, School of Computer Science and Engineering at UNSW