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Lecture Focuses on Artificial Intelligence, Its Impact on Humanity

November 3, 2017 – Collin College’s Knowledge is Power lecture series returns with “Matter Over Mind? Artificial Intelligence and Its Psychological Impact,” 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center in Frisco. The event is free and open to the public.

This seminar will focus on basic concepts of machine learning and its psychological impact in the modern world. Featured presenters for this program are Ken Koo, the CEO of CauseBot, and Regina Hughes, professor of psychology at Collin College. Koo is leading an artificial intelligence software team with a mission to contribute 100 percent of profits to nonprofit organizations.

The Knowledge is Power lecture series is meant to emphasize the value of holistic learning and brings speakers from multiple disciplines together to present on a single topic. The lecture series is presented in cooperation with Collin College and the Student Activity Fee Advisory Committee. For more information, contact Subramanian at or Adams at .

Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center is located at 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco. Free drinks and dessert will be provided to guests.

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in Collin County, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,200 additional students each year in partnership with the University of North Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce and Texas Tech.