University for Seniors
cordially invites you to a lecture entitled
Technology and implications of self-driving cars
with Rabih Nassar
The self-driving vehicle will reach global prevalence in the next 10 years. But, beyond the amazing advances and technological aspects that make it possible, the implications are ethical, socio-economic and psychological. Humanity will have to race impending, unstoppable progress to answer an array of challenging questions that will soon be affecting the well-being of society. Those range from “What will happen when a self-driving car kills a bystander the first time?” to “Will big software companies own transportation?” “Does the resulting massive transfer of wealth need to be regulated?” This lecture aims to provide an overview of the technology that enables self-driving vehicles and to discuss a dozen associated lingering questions.
Rabih Nassar: Born in 1971, Rabih is a serial entrepreneur with experience in Enterprise Software, the Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Media & Consumer products. He has co-founded and exited a number of startups around the world including the Middle East, Latin America, Europe and the United States. Rabih holds several patents, he earned a B.S. in Telecommunications from the St. Joseph University and an MBA from the École Supérieure des Affaires in Beirut. In his spare time, Rabih dabbles in multiple forms of art, he is an amateur multi-instrumentalist, composer, painter and sculptor.
Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Location: AUB, West Hall, Auditorium A
All are welcome