Penn Club LA: The Evolution of Human Intelligence and What It Says About AI, Wed 3/20, 5pm PDT

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024
5:00pm— 6:00pm
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Los Angeles, CA
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Ed Scott

Penn Club of Los Angeles

The Evolution of Human Intelligence and What It Says About AI

The Penn Club of Los Angeles in partnership with some of its sister clubs across the country invites you to a fascinating discussion with Max Bennett, author of A Brief History of Intelligence: Evolution, AI, and the Five Breakthroughs That Made Our Brains
Join us for an entertaining and insightful session with Max Bennett, an entrepreneur and researcher who cofounded two AI companies, holds patents for AI technologies and has published scientific papers on the topics of evolutionary neuroscience and intelligence.
In his talk, Max will share insights from this work including the story of how our brains evolved, his view of how human intelligence can be summarized through five key breakthroughs and how these breakthroughs relate to our modern understanding of intelligence in AI systems. He'll then explore applications of AI in business, and how to account for the limitations of AI while still creating value.
Max graduated summa cum laude with a degree in economics and mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis and has been featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.
"With sweeping scope and stunning insights, A Brief History of Intelligence proves that understanding the arc of our brain’s history can unlock the tools for successfully navigating our technological future." - MIT Press Bookstore
"Bennett makes a solid case for why reverse engineering the human brain may lead to future breakthroughs in the science of AI." - AP News
Questions about the event (or any advanced questions for Max) can be directed to: Ed Scott[email protected] 

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Date: 3/20/2024
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom Webinar

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