The Department of Digital + Media
Rhode Island School of Design

Ken Goldberg: Beyond the Uncanny Valley of the Dolls

March 2, 2017 - March 2, 2017

This Thursday Ken Goldberg!
Lecture Thurs March 2, 7:00pm
Metcalf Auditorium
Chace Center, 20 North Main St, Providence

Beyond the Uncanny Valley of the Dolls
Ken Goldberg, artist and professor UC Berkeley

Organized by CTC and D+M,RISD
Supported by HCRI,Brown University

Ken Goldberg is an artist and professor UC Berkeley. Ken is a pioneer in internet-based robotic telepresence and Cloud-Based Robotics /Automation and has published over 200 peer-reviewed technical papers on algorithms for robotics, automation, and social information filtering; his inventions have been awarded eight US Patents. He is Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), Co-Founder of the African Robotics Network
(AFRON), Co-Founder of the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM), Co-Founder and CTO of Hybrid Wisdom Labs, Co-Founder of the Moxie Institute, and Founding Director of UC Berkeley’s Art, Technology, and Culture Lecture Series which has hosted over 150 presentations by artists and curators. Ken’s artwork has been exhibited at Ars
Electronica, ZKM, Centre Pompidou, ICC Biennale, Kwangju Biennale, Artists Space, The Kitchen, and the Whitney Biennial. For details on research and art, please visit: