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From Sinai to Siri: A Technologist’s Perspective Dvar Torah by Professor Jim Hendler
From ancient rites to modern halacha, Jewish thinking has been pervaded by a deep respect for language as a key determiner of the understanding needed for spirituality, respect for others, and respect for ourselves. Will an emerging world of intelligent machines change what it means to be the “the people of the book?”
Professor Hendler, an Ohav congregant, is the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI,Director of the Rensselaer-IBM Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration and an expert in Artificial Intelligence, cyber security , and social networking. in conversation after Kiddush, Professor Hendler will be happy to answer question about artificial intelligence.