Author Archives: Toshie Takahashi

About Toshie Takahashi

Toshie Takahashi is Professor in the School of Culture, Media and Society, as well as the Institute for Al and Robotics,Waseda University, Tokyo. She was the former faculty Associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. She has held visiting appointments at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge as well as Columbia University. She conducts cross-cultural and trans-disciplinary research on the social impact of robots as well as the potential of AI for Social Good. 【早稲田大学文学学術院教授。元ハーバード大学バークマンクライン研究所ファカルティ・アソシエイト。現在、人工知能の社会的インパクトやロボットの利活用などについて、ハーバード大学やケンブリッジ大学と国際共同研究を行っている。東京オリンピック・パラリンピック競技大会組織委員会テクノロジー諮問委員会委員。】

Joining the 2020 IEEE/ITU International Conference on “AI for Good”

Great honored to join the 2020 IEEE/ITU International Conference on “AI for Good” as the Master of Ceremony as well as a member of the organizing committee.

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Appointment as an advisory committee member on the Sustainable Smart City Partner Program @NTT

I’m thrilled and honored to be appointed as an advisory committee member on the Sustainable Smart City Partner Program @NTT Privileged to work for the smart city with such an outstanding group of distinguished people.

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Interviewed by Professor Cécile Dejoux from Paris for the MOOC, “AI for All”

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Talk on “Society 5.0: the future of AI and Robots” at the Italy-Japan Workshop 2019

I enjoyed talking about “Society 5.0: the future of AI and Robots” at the Italy-Japan Workshop 2019 on “the Robots and the Future” @Waseda University. I’m honored to Join such distinguished scientists and Engineers as Prof Paolo Dario from Scuola … Continue reading

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Talk on “the future of AI & Robots” @IEEE Press Seminar

Great honored to talk about “the future of AI & Robots” @IEEE Press Seminar After introducing “the complexity model of communication” as a theoretical framework for a deeper understanding of the social impact of AI, I demonstrate the Society 5.0 … Continue reading

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Talk on social impact of AI @IEEE TEMS Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

My first visit in China 🇨🇳 Enjoyed talking about social impact of AI @IEEE TEMS Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Zhejiang University, Hangzhou in China. Many thanks to our moderator, Neil Sahota for his great support on our panel! Special thanks … Continue reading

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Appointment as an expert advisor of the AI Impact Alliance

I’m honored and thrilled to be appointed as an expert advisor of the AI Impact Alliance with such distinguished scholars as Yoshua Benjio, Pioneer of AI. Congratulations on the 2018 ACM A. M. Turning Award.  

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Just published: my article entitled “the Opportunities and Risks of AI” in WHITE PAPER Information and Communications in Japan by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

On July 9th, 2019.  My article entitled “the Opportunities and Risks of AI” has been just published in the WHITE PAPER Information and Communications in Japan by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (in Japanese)  

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Interviewed by Stephen Ibaraki, ACM

  On June 20th, 2019.  I was interviewed by Stephen Ibaraki, the founder of UN ITU AI for Good Global Summit. I talked about my recent interview with Prof. Yoshua Bengio, MILA and how I think about the AGI and … Continue reading

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Interview with Yoshua Bengio, Pioneer of AI

On June 7th, 2019 at the MILA (Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms) in Montreal, Canada, I conducted my interview with Professor Yoshua Bengio, who is one of the pioneers of AI (Artificial Intelligence).  He is well-known as the “father of … Continue reading

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