ivy--logo-spring-2021IVY+ ALUMNI - University of Oxford Professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger discusses his book “Framers – Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil”

University of Oxford Professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger (Harvard Law School LLM '89) will discuss his latest book “Framers” about the extremely interesting topic of how the way problems are mentally framed is critical to making better decisions, and an inherent and lasting advantage humans have when many cognitive tasks are being automated by artificial intelligence (AI). The book covers many concrete examples of success in re-framing, from Tesla to COVID responses.


This is an Ivy+ Alumni Chicago online event for the Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, Penn, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale Clubs of Chicago.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
5 - 6 pm

Zoom Meeting - Please register in advance

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Viktor Mayer-Schöenberger is Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at the University of Oxford. He is also a faculty affiliate of the Belfer Center of Science and International Affairs at Harvard University. He has published twelve books, including most recently “Framers – Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil” (Dutton/Ebury, with Kenneth Cukier and Francis de Vericourt), the international bestseller “Big Data” (HMH, co-authored with Kenneth Cukier, translated into more than twenty languages) and the award-winning “Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age” with Princeton University Press. He is the author of over a hundred articles and book chapters on the governance of information. He is a frequent public speaker and sought expert for print and broadcast media worldwide. He is also on the boards of foundations, think tanks, and organizations focused on studying the information economy, and advises governments, businesses, and non-governmental organizations on new economy and information society issues.

Questions?  Please contact  Ivy+ Liaison Ryan Ruskin '90, Co-VP Programs Ronnie Raviv '95, Co-VP Programs Sheila Arora '05.