07-21, 09:15–10:00 (Europe/Prague), PyCharm (Forum Hall)
Are you afraid of AI? Are you afraid of your own government? Are you just a great developer who practices decent devops and wants to know how you might wind up helping the people who answered "yes" to the previous two questions? I'll review the nature of intelligence, ethics, and EU digital regulation, then we can all talk about how coders can help make the planet work better on solving problems like sustainability and peace.
Joanna J. Bryson is a transdisciplinary researcher on the structure and dynamics of human- and animal-like intelligence. Her research ranges from systems engineering of Artificial Intelligence (AI), through autonomy, cognition, robot ethics, human cooperation on to technology policy and has appeared in venues ranging from a reddit to Science. She holds degrees in Psychology from Chicago and Edinburgh, and AI from Edinburgh and MIT. She has additional professional research experience from Princeton, Oxford, Harvard, and LEGO, and technical experience both in Chicago's financial industry and international management consultancy. Bryson is presently Professor of Ethics and Technology at Hertie School of Governance.