A Different Lens
A Different Lens is a five-part documentary series that draws on the unique perspectives of academic and industry leaders on the world's most pressing issues.
A Different Lens
What happens when robots can make better decisions than we can? How is terrorism shaping our schools? Will true sustainability cost us our way of life? Is populism the new political normal? Should we manipulate our brains in pursuit of a better society?
‘A Different Lens’ is a five-part documentary series that draws on the unique perspectives of academic and industry leaders from across a wide range of disciplines to uncover insights into the themes and challenges that will shape our future.
Professor of Philosophy
Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Law
Founding Director of the Global Terrorism Research Centre
Director of the Centre for Gender, Peace and Security
Lecturer, School of Law
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
In this series
The Ethics of Neuroscience
The Ethics of Neuroscience’ which is episode five of ‘A Different Lens’ examines the fundamental questions being raised by our growing understanding of the human brain.
Episode 3: The Future of Terrorism
Terrorism has long been a threat in the western world. Monash academics and industry experts go beyond the news headlines to provide a fresh perspective on strategies for dealing with the war on terror.
A Different Lens - Episode 1: An Automated World
Science fiction has always dreamed of a futuristic world, where computers were so advanced they could do the jobs of humans. We are now seeing that reality take shape.
From machine ethics to politics
Lightning talk given at the AI Now 2017 Experts Workshop on the theme of Ethics & Governance. In this talk, Rob Sparrow looks at how discussions of “ethical AI” suffer from an equivocation about the meaning of this key phrase...
Episode 2: Is our future sustainable?
Is our future sustainable? What does research tell us we need to do to preserve our way of life? Academics and industry thought-leaders provide their insights.