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.
Senior Lecturer, Politics & International Relations
Deputy Dean, Leadership and Executive Education, Monash Business School
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Law
Associate Professor, Education
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, History
In this series
The Rise of Populism
Populism is rapidly rising around the globe. It’s more than political resistance to change – its impact can be felt across the United States, Europe, Australia and beyond. But is the rise of populism all bad?
Episode 4: 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.
Episode 2: Sustainable Futures
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.
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...