The full video of the debate that took place at the Art Club in London on Monday 14th September 2015. For the motion were Ian Yorston (Director of Digital Strategy at Radley College) and Dale Lane (Senior Developer at IBM Watson). Against the motion were Murray Shanahan (Professor of cognitive robotics, Imperial College) and George Zarkadakis (author, digital leader at Towers Watson). Moderator was Aidan Laverty (commissioning editor BBC).
I was honoured to be a participant in a public discussion about Science and the English Language, held at the English Speaking Union in London on 13the November 2014. My co-panelists are astrophysicist Roberto Trotta and geneticist Aarathi Prasad. The discussion follows a lecture by Trotta around his book entitled “The Edge of he Sky”. The event was co-organised by the British Council.