The fourth revolution – Digitalization,
Artificial Intelligence and Big Data
When Tuesday, 20 March, from 19:00 to 21:30 Where Cheminee Room of the Bruder Klaus Church (the church is next to the Tram 7 stop Burgernziel Contact Gerd Ulbers Deadline Please register by the day before Graham and several Toastmasters and IT experts will present information about how artificial intelligence can augment and even replace our brain power – just as the Industrial Revolution leveraged our muscular power. We will talk about the challenges of Big Data and the Internet of Things to the job market and to our privacy and independence.
At around 8 pm we will have a break for snacks and drinks.
Attendance is free for members and CHF 5 for non-members. Places are limited – please register in advance so that we know how many attendees to provide for.
We talked further about current cases in the news. An accident with an Uber self-drive vehicle - Tony pointed out that all accidents so far were due to human error. He described his works with robots.
Graham portrayed a future with a thousand drones autonomously delivering packages and pizzas around Berne, and how convoys of connected cars between Swiss cities. Therese asked about the danger of power failures, and that we could not turn off these systems as we will rely on them. Why do we need to travel so much - there should be a re-thinking (umdenken) of our lifestyles.
We did not discuss medical advances, and not
We talked about false information and the current revelation that messages over facebook were used by a British company to persuade US and Brexit voters. We will schedule a later meeting on the topics of social media.
The discussion format was regarded as very successful.