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You’re in The Matrix, You Just Don’t Know It

Dr. Curry Guinn, Dr. Julian Keith
Event Date(s)
9:30 AM EST
Friday, November 15
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Join a discussion about the possibility that we may all be living in the paradigm developed in the The Matrix movie franchise. As we interface with technology on a daily, if not hourly basis, we influence technology. Using examples from everyday life, dive into the deep relationships and influences that humans and technology have on each other.   


Dr. Curry Guinn is Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. His research focuses on integrating symbolic and probabilistic natural language processing technologies with machine learning techniques in a variety of domains. His research has been supported by research grants and contracts from U.S. Department of Defense, the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Justice, National Institute of Health, the Environmental Protection Agency, and commercial businesses.Dr. Julian Keith, Department Chairperson & Professor, UNCW

Dr. Julian Keith is a recipient of the Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award, the Board of Trustees Teaching Excellence Award, and the 2015 UNCW Distinguished Teaching Professorship. His research on the neural mechanisms of memory and attention has been published in high-impact professional journals. He is co-director and co-founder of the MARS Memory Health Network. Dr. Keith received a Ph.D. form the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1990.