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Less Machine, More Learning: What You Need to Know Now About AI
January 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm$10 – $85
Whether you’re a marketing executive or a community outreach director; an operations officer or a user experience designer; a curious citizen or an ambitious entrepreneur, Comm Lead Connects is for you. Every year this public conference hosted by the University of Washington Communication Leadership graduate program focuses on a big issue that’s worthy of our collective attention.
This year that topic is Artificial Intelligence (AI).
As AI becomes more present in our daily lives and work, it may also force us to reflect on our very relevance—personally and professionally. This emerging technology promises to fundamentally alter how we communicate, make decisions, incentivize behavior, and spark change. Ultimately, will a machine’s algorithms supplant human agency and community? This is no longer the stuff of science fiction.
The conversation around emergent technologies such as AI is (or should be) accelerating within our organizations. What do we need to know? What questions should we be asking of those offering us these new solutions? And what are the implications once these platforms are deployed?