EmTech Next 2018 - Opening Remarks, Day 2
Gideon Lichfield, MIT Technology Review and Will Knight, MIT Technology Review
June 5, 2018 | EmTech Next | 13 Views
MIT Technology Review editor-in-chief Gideon Lichfield and Senior Editor on AI Will Knight discuss what to expect on day two of EmTech Next.
Gideon Lichfield, Editor in Chief, MIT Technology Review
Gideon Lichfield has been the editor-in-chief of MIT Technology Review since December 2017. He spent 16 years at The Economist, first as a science and technology writer and then in postings to Mexico City, Moscow, Jerusalem, and New York City. In 2012 he left to become one of the founding editors of Quartz, a news outlet dedicated to covering the future of the global economy that is now widely recognized as one of the most innovative companies in digital media. Gideon has taught journalism at New York University and been a fellow at Data & Society, a research institute devoted to studying the social impacts of new technology. He grew up in the UK and studied physics and the philosophy of science.
Will Knight, Senior Editor for AI, MIT Technology Review
Will Knight is a senior editor at MIT Technology Review, covering artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, self-driving cars, and human-machine collaboration. Will grew up in London, and was previously an editor at New Scientist magazine in the UK.
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