The Bush School of Government and Public Service, in conjunction with Texas A&M’s Department of History, will debut an award-winning film written by Texas A&M Professor Elizabeth Cobbs and featuring Mark Cuban. The film is about robotics and the future of employment at a time when artificial intelligence is on the rise. The event will take place on April 15 and includes a screening of CyberWork and the American Dream as well as a panel discussion.
The film has a diverse cast and voices like Mark Cuban, Andrew McAfee, Garry Kasparov, and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, among other notable scholars and inventors. Those interested in registering for the event can visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cyberwork-and-the-american-dream-documentary-screening-panel-tickets-55664632414.
CyberWork and the American Dream has won several awards, including the 2018 Humanitarian Award for Outstanding Achievement at IndieFEST, Critical Selection at the 2019 Irvine International Film Festival, and the 2018 Best Documentary Feature at the Los Angeles Film Awards.
The panel discussion following the film debut will be moderated by Elizabeth Cobbs, Professor and Melbern G. Glasscock Chair in American History and the film’s writer and producer. Other panelists will be Jonathan Coopersmith, Professor in the Department of History; Tracy Hammond from the Department of Computer Science; Justin Bullock, Professor in the Bush School of Government and Public Service; and Dr. Soner Tarim, founder of Harmony Schools.