Bad Computer: When AI Goes Evil And It's Our Fault

A session at Over the Air 2016

Saturday 26th November, 2016

12:00pm to 12:55pm (GMT)

How to think practically about ethics when applying Machine Learning techniques.

Machine Learning is becoming prevalent in every aspect of our lives from online dating & personal finance to medical devices & self-driving cars. As time goes on we're ceding ever more of our decision making to black-box algorithms. But without careful consideration we can end up letting these algorithms make decisions that humans would never consider acceptable.

It's falls to us as developers, data scientists and product managers to make sure we consider the ethical implications when we adopt machine learning techniques; as failing to do so could have meaningful negative real world consequences for our users.

This talk will cover a number of practical examples as well as techniques for spotting where these challenges might occur in your own work.

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Imran Ghory

Partner @blossomcap. Europe based Series A investor. Interested in enterprise, security and devops. Formerly @IndexVentures, @MarketInvoice, @Bloomberg bio from Twitter

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  • Duncan Cragg
  • Craig Heath
  • Imran Ghory
  • Jo Pearce
  • judy2k
  • Claire Christmas
  • Sareh

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Over the Air 2016

England England, London

25th26th November 2016

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Time 12:00pm12:55pm GMT

Date Sat 26th November 2016


Side Stage, St. John's Hoxton

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