Does it matter to you how you describe yourself?

Increasingly, artificial intelligence (AI) is being used to identify patterns in the huge quantities of health and wellbeing data each of us generates every day. These patterns can help to identify new diagnoses or risk profiles. But they also create new ways of thinking about who we are.

This conversation between bioethicists, philosophers, and data specialists invites you to consider whether you want to outsource the job of deciding ‘what sorts of people we can be’ to algorithms.

Presented by The University of Edinburgh