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Why A.I. Shouldn't Be Centralised (Data Hoarding ≠ A.I.)

In the age of algorithms, A.I.-driven multinationals and an interconnected, global population, our personal identity is more important than ever. One of the symptoms of our data-driven society is the centralisation of A.I. The hoarding of data by the tech giants and the centralisation of A.I. go hand-in-hand, with far-reaching consequences. This talk challenges that notion: Maybe the future of AI shouldn't be centralised. Arwen Smit is the author of Identity Reboot, available November 2019. Find out more at www.arwensmit.com.
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