THE BOT PHONE EXPERIMENT

Paris, 4 Place Jussieu, Paris, Île-de-France, 75005

The challenge is calling, are you picking up? Join us in a unique Hackathon Where ? Sorbonne University Science & Engineering Campus | 4, PI Jussieu, 75005 Paris When ? March 27, 6PM Spots are limited !

Mar 27, 2023, 4:00 PM – Apr 7, 2023, 4:00 PM

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Key Themes

Machine LearningTensorFlow / Keras

About this event

1. What's BotᵒPhone ?

BOT PHONE is an immersive and interactive installation, which allows to enter in dialogue with a literary work through Artificial Intelligence. It takes the form of a retro-futuristic phone booth, made of two parts:

An armchair that isolates the spectator phonetically to let them be fully immersed by the discussion. A mirror/screen where the face of the person is captured and thanks to face tracking, a game of mirrors and mirages unfolds throughout the experience

Learn more on the artist's website and check out her other creations:

https://rocioberenguer.com/

2. What's the Hackathon about?

In teams of 4-5 people, you will work together with the assistance of a mentor, in order to hack the bot in the most creative way and develop a personalized and unique experience. This hackathon is beginner-friendly, so you do not need to have prior knowledge as you will be provided with the necessary tools. It is open to everyone, and is a great opportunity to meet  new people and create great things. You can also gather your friends and come as a team !

3. How is it organized ?

It's a series of 3 events:

• The kickoff : presentation of the device, networking, assigning groups and mentors

• The Working Phase : online meetings between the teams and their mentors, constant support and follow-up on our Discord Server

• The Wrap-up: showcasing everyone's work, announcing the winners, Q&A and feedback

Make sure to join our Discord Server and Follow our Socials

https://linktr.ee/gdsc_sorbonne

4. What's in it for you?

Fun days are planned !

You will get to learn about new technologies and expand your skills, meet people who share your passion for tech, enjoy some free food and get a certificate for participating.

There will also be prizes for the winning team.

So why not give it a shot? There's not much to lose and a lot to gain !

See you there :)

When

When

March 27 – April 7, 2023
4:00 PM – 4:00 PM UTC

Agenda

4:00 PM

Facilitator

  • Rocio Berenguer

    Artist

Partner

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SCAI - Sorbonne Center for Artificial Intelligence

Organizers

  • Christina Souaiby

    GDSC Lead

  • Elio SAMAHA

    Sorbonne University

    GDSC Lead

  • Sarah Daher

    GDSC Core Team Member - Head of Communication

  • Nadia El Karram

    GDSC Core Team Member - Partnership coordinator

  • Wiem Smida

    Sorbonne University, Student

    GDSC Core Team Member - Technology Lead

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