This session will explore the rise of the “digital minions” – algorithms, including artificial intelligence, that are increasingly permeating our lives and businesses. Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz will delve into the challenges and opportunities they present, offering insights into how we can foster a balanced relationship with these powerful yet imperfect entities.

Speaker: Marek Kowalkiewicz

Marek Kowalkiewicz

Marek Kowalkiewicz

Marek Kowalkiewicz is a Professor and Chair in Digital Economy at QUT Business School. Listed among the Top 100 Global Thought Leaders in AI by thinkers360, Marek has led global innovation teams in Silicon Valley, was a Founding Research Manager of SAP’s Machine Learning lab in Singapore, a Global Research Program Lead at SAP Research, and a Research Fellow at Microsoft Research Asia.

His new book is called “The Economy of Algorithms: AI and the Rise of the Digital Minions“.

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