Toby Walsh

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Toby Walsh is one of the world’s leading experts in artificial intelligence, and has spent his life dreaming about and researching how machines might think. He is Scientia Professor of AI at the University of New South Wales and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science. Toby is a passionate advocate for limits that ensure AI is used to improve, not hurt, our lives. His last book, It’s Alive! Artificial Intelligence from the Logic Piano to Killer Robots, was named by the New Statesman as one of its books of the year. Toby is a regular contributor to American Scientist, New Scientist and The Guardian.