7. Machine suffering with Sam Hill

Interview with Sam Hill on Machine suffering, Social / emotional machines, What is AI? Smart machines with dumb jobs, games and simulation, this week's AI news and creating a computer narrative immersive theatre production.
Date: 17th of October 2016
Podcast authors: Ben Byford in conversation with Sam Hill
Audio duration: 50:11
Website plays & downloads: 1553 Click to download
Tags: Culture, Games, Narrative, Fiction, Theatre, Immersive, Simulation

Sam Hill is an experience designer, aspiring runner and avid gamer. He founded PAN Studio together with Ben Barker 6 years ago, specialising in bespoke playful experiences using emergent technologies, often speculating on the near future. PAN has made award winning location-based games across the world, from Singapore to Austin to Moscow and is currently working on an AR fitness game called Run An Empire. He has spoken internationally about the value of play, narrative and experience in the urban environment and is a visiting tutor for the BA Design course at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

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Episode host: Ben Byford

Ben Byford is a AI ethics consultant, code, design and data science teacher, freelance games designer with over 10 years of design and coding experience building websites, apps, and games.

In 2015 he began talking on AI ethics and started the Machine Ethics podcast. Since, Ben has talked with academics, developers, doctors, novelists and designers on AI, automation and society.

Through Ethical by Design Ben and the team help organisations make better AI decisions leveraging their experience in design, technology, business, data, sociology and philosophy.