Putting Emotions, Expression and Humanity into Machines, with Soul Machines CEO and CoFounder Mark Sagar (MDE357)

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Minter Dialogue with Mark Sagar

Dr Mark Sagar, a double Academy Award winner, is the CEO and co-founder of Soul Machines and director of the Laboratory for Animate Technologies at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute. WIth his team, Mark is looking to bring technology to life, pioneering in the creation of autonomously animated virtual humans. In this conversation with Mark, we discuss people’s relationship with machines, the challenges of making emotions appear in a machine, we explore the way forward in AI and the stumbling blocks of sentient AI.

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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign-off music is “A Convinced Man,” a song I co-wrote and recorded with Stephanie Singer back in the late 1980s (please excuse the quality of the sound!).

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