How to Build a Holodeck: How a New Generation of Neural Networks are Unlocking the Promise of a Pluriverse

How to Build a Holodeck: How a New Generation of Neural Networks are Unlocking the Promise of a Pluriverse

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July 20, 2022
3:00-3:40 pm
Auditorium
CONFERENCE OR VIP PASS

A reflection on Gene Roddenberry’s compelling vision, and a look towards a practical approach to making it so. In this talk, Tim Bettridge will explain what has always fascinated him about Star Trek’s Holodeck and how a new generation of neural networks and the advent of large language models are bringing it to life.

A natural, adaptive, intuitive, and accessible conversational interface that is critically important to democratizing access to content creation, helping us to realize a more inclusive Metaverse—a Pluriverse. This talk explains how and why it will happen, why it’s needed, and what you can do right now to be part of creating these new worlds.

Tim Bettridge
Tim Bettridge | Design Leader and Co-Founder of Voice Tech Global

A design leader with a lifelong passion for technology, Tim Bettridge has always been compelled by the way that current, emergent and future technologies are allowing us to unlock radically helpful and enriching experiences. He is an ardent advocate for an empathetic, people-centered approach and believes when this is combined with iterative, and evidence-based product development, we are able to converge on new paths forward that have the power to improve lives and solve even the most complex problems.

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How to Build a Holodeck: How a New Generation of Neural Networks are Unlocking the Promise of a Pluriverse