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Monday, November 16th – Guest: Dr. John Gastil

Dr. John Gastil – Dungeon Parties and Artificial Intelligence

Dr. John Gastil studies the power of small groups. Tonight we will explore groups like those in the world of fantasy gaming such as “Dungeons and Dragons,” and the small groups working on new digital technologies that tempt us to surrender our individuality to artificial intelligence.

GUEST BIO:

John Gastil is a professor in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences and Political Science at the Pennsylvania State University, where he is a senior scholar at the McCourtney Institute for Democracy. Gastil’s research focuses on the theory and practice of deliberative democracy, especially how small groups of people make decisions on public issues.

BOOKS:

Dungeon Party: A Novel

Gray Matters

WEBSITE:

JohnGastil.com

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