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Technology | Edinburgh Science Festival 2021

Posted: 04 July 2021 by Edinburgh Science

Whether your a computer wiz or cautiously curious about the technology of tomorrow, these are the events for you!

A New Model Internet confronts the oncoming spectre of nation states being given cyber sovereignty, and how this might herald the end of the internet as we know it. Computer Says Oh No! shines a light on the economic, social and cultural consequences of software reliability.

New York Times journalist Nicole Perlroth gives us an exclusive preview of her new book in The Cyberweapons Arms Race, taking us deep into the secret world of hackers and a new global warfare. Gendering AI: the Case of Conversational Assistants discusses the issues surrounding gender and conversational assistants, and what can be done to combat them.

The Big Data Show Online is a technically ground-breaking online experience using performance, gaming and digital magic to explore the world of online data.


Explore some of our Technology related events

A New Model Internet

Computer Says Oh No!

Cracking One Million Passwords

Database Cleanup

Defend Stirling Castle

Defend the Rhino On Demand

Encrypting Files

Escape from the Physics Lab

Every Picture Tells a Story

Gendering AI: The Case of Conversational Assistants

How to Rob a Bank

How to Solve a Murder

How to Spot a Data Leak

How to Steal a Pizza

Photo Detective

Ring of Firewalls

Smartphone Science

The Big Data Show Online

The Cyberweapons Arms Race