Steve Brown: Why machines must make us better humans

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About this talk: We are rapidly moving towards a world where computers acquire the ability to not only process information, but to gather it by seeing and hearing. Steve Brown takes a peek ahead to explore how these advances will impact our lives, providing examples that range from robots providing healthcare to driverless cars.

About this speaker

Ever since he was a kid, Steve has been fascinated with the future and what technology can do for people. Technology, particularly computing technology, has profoundly improved the quality of our lives in the last 30 years. Steve rolls together technological, demographic, ethnographic, economic and other trends to build a compelling picture of the future, engaging others in a conversation on what types of future experiences we want to build together in the next decade and beyond.

About this event

TED@Intel was a TED-curated event featuring a diverse group of speakers from across Intel's organization. Jointly produced by TED and Intel, the speakers shared ideas and visions about "Future in progress."