Robot Sex: Connection, Privacy & Ethics in the 21st Century

April 25, 2018 7:00 pm

Part of the Cyber Insecurity series.

Probe the difficult questions that we will need to address as human-robot relationships evolve in the coming decades. Explore the nuances of our future and prepare for the complex problems that will rise as our lives become more A.I. dependent.

Adults 18+ Only.

This program is free thanks to the generosity of the Lowell Institute.

This program is presented as part of a citywide partnership of arts and educational institutions organized to recognize the outsized role greater Boston has played in the history and development of technology. The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston initiated this partnership to link concurrent exhibitions and programs related to the themes of the ICA exhibition Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today. Information on all the exhibitions and programs can be found at


Emily Dreyfuss

  • WIRED Magazine senior writer and editor and 2018 Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellow in Journalism Innovation at Harvard.

Kate Darling

  • Research Specialist at MIT Media Lab, Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and Expert in Robot Ethics

Woody Hartzog

  • Professor of Law and Computer Science at Northeastern, Affiliate Scholar at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, and Expert in Privacy and Data Protection Law


Public Event

Separate ticket required. Cost: Free

Registration begins for members April 9, 2018.
Registration for the general public April 11, 2018.

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