Uplift, Inc. begin Future Tech in Movies series at Detroit Public Library


Uplift, Inc.will beginFuture Tech in Movies series with BLACKHATatDetroit Public Library

Christopher Krebs, director of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, has urged the public, especially the industrial sector, to brush up on Iranian tactics as Iranian malicious cyber-attacks will be escalating due to the attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad.

The individuals who execute these cyber attacks are considered Blackhat hackers. Often, they work for the military or a criminal ring. First movie was BLACKHAT starring Chris Hemsworth, Leehom Wang, Wei Tang and Viola Davis during the initial launch of the Uplift, Inc

Ida Byrd-Hill, President of Uplift, Inc. states, “Science fiction movies have always portrayed future emerging technology and activities long before the technology occurred in real life. Sometimes, movies have portrayed the technology 30+ years in advance. .Future Tech in Movies series at theDetroit Public Library will discuss these movies and the future technology in them every 2nd Saturday at Wilder Detroit Public Library branch 7140 E. Seven Mile Rd. and 2nd Monday at Redford Detroit Public Library branch 21200 Grand River Ave.

The February Movie is iRobot starring Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Alan Tudyk, James Cromwell and Chi McBride. Movie is set In 2035 where a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity. Our discussion theme will be Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 1:00 -3:00 pm Wilder Detroit Public Library branch 7140 E. Seven Mile Rd.

Monday, Feb 10, 2020 5:30 -7:30 pm Redford Detroit Public Library branch 21200 Grand River Ave

Attendance at Future Tech in Movies is FREE and so are snacks - Fresh popcorn and drinks. Participants are encouraged to register at http://www.upliftinc.org/future-tech

Donations are always welcomed to support these FREE Adultevents. Teens are able to attend if accompanied by an adult.


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