prg.ai newsletter #16
From a gold medal for CTU to the multi-billion dollar merger at Avast, the local AI scene took no time off in August. We organised our first AI Summer School, inter-university teams have started works on remote COVID-19 patient recovery, and registrations are now opened for this year's Prague Data City Congress.
Christoph Kirsch: Most people don’t understand technology. That is frightening
He fell for computer science before it was cool, chasing it across Europe and Silicon Valley. In 2020, he joined the Faculty of Information Technology at the CTU in Prague. Meet professor Christoph Kirsch, who is keen to teach programming the right way.
Digitisation: Will Czechia ensure its future growth?
As the country searches for ways to accelerate growth, digitisation presents a significant opportunity. But to effectively navigate the digital transformation ahead, Czechia must act without hesitation, writes David Randl from McKinsey Prague.
How to crop a gorilla in a police car
On racism and trust in AI, the economics of evil – and is it even worth addressing? Let’s take an honest look on bias in algorithms and swear off deploying AI in situations with the potential to negatively impact human lives. At least for now.
Education and networking
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Spark+AI Prague Meetup 2021 | After-Covid Reunion
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