Katharine Beaumont | Voxxed Days

Voxxed Days Zurich 2019
on Tuesday 19 March

Katharine is an experienced software engineer with a Masters in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. She is an international conference speaker, Pluralsight author, and is currently a freelance consultant dividing her time between the UK and Ireland.

Who's Afraid of AI?


The robots are coming, and they're going to take our jobs and/or overthrow world leaders (about time!) and declare humanity deprecated (...oh).

Joking aside, fear of Artificial Intelligence is real and widespread. But is it justified? There is a lot of noise in the media and popular science headlines about the AI apocalypse. Let's step back and look at the ethical considerations of AI, and how feasible our concerns are.

This talk is a tour of the AI landscape, its algorithms and implications.

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