The following is a transcript of remarks given at RIT's 132nd Commencement Ceremonies in May, 2017.
Inscribed in stone at the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial down in Washington D.C. are the words “We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice."
Dr. King used these powerful words, originally spoken by abolitionist minister Theodore Parker, many times to inspire meaningful hope in the context of reality.Read More
“I’m afraid of humans. I’m not afraid of AI,” – Max Versace
Wow! What a day we had at RIT on Friday, February 17, 2017. Over 275 faculty, students, staff, alums (and at least one trustee!) and friends came together to listen to talks, view posters, and discuss the topics of machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotics, augmented intelligence and the like; we called it the Move 78 Retreat*. It was a day of thinking big.
A steering committee crafted a superb agenda and ran the retreat like clockwork. A super thanks to the members:Read More