Texas Tech University

Workshop Examines Relationships of Artificial Intelligence, Human Mind

Glenys Young

February 7, 2022

The event is part of an ongoing series hosted by Texas Tech’s Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism.

WHAT:  Texas Tech University's Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism hosts “The Artfull Brain III: Examined by the Biology of Mind, Artificial Intelligence and Semeiotic” research workshop and lecture series.

WHEN:  Noon to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 21

WHERE:  Texas Tech University Library, room 151. The event also will be livestreamed via Zoom.  Meeting ID: 990 9285 6326

EVENT:  The conference targets major fields of brain study from an interdisciplinary perspective, focusing on the relationship between artificial intelligence (AI) and the human mind.

  • Noon: “Understanding to Help: Human and Machine Interaction in the Age of AI,” a lecture by Geert-Jan Kruijff, senior manager of applied science and machine learning for Amazon Music. Kruijff is a creative and innovative technological executive who has developed tools for Samsung SVoice, BMW, Daimler, Audi, Toyota, GM and Ford.
  • 1:30 p.m.: “The Digital Mind,” a panel discussion combining perspectives from the sciences and humanities to address how human and AI interaction affects us biologically, socially and culturally. 

The Artfull Brain workshop and lecture series was established in 2019. This is its third installment.

About the Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism

The Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism is the first and oldest organized center for research on the life and works of American physicist, mathematician, logician and engineer Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914), one of the greatest interdisciplinary scientists in history.

CONTACT:  Brianna Sanchez
Assistant director, Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism, Texas Tech University
(806) 834-0999