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AI for All

AI for All

Getting Involved with Revolutionary Tech

What is AI, and why should I care?! Even if I did... how would I get involved? Let me show you!

Download the PDF for clickable links, and a link to a fun AI demonstration video by Google.


Katy Ereira

October 11, 2018


  1. @maccath | Katy Ereira AI for All Getting Involved with

    Revolutionary Tech
  2. @maccath | Katy Ereira Who am I? • Katy Ereira

    @maccath http://katy-ereira.co.uk • Senior software engineer consultant • Computer science graduate with an artificial intelligence specialism • Worked with NLP, ML and automation primarily within the cultural sector
  3. @maccath | Katy Ereira What is ‘AI’?

  4. @maccath | Katy Ereira the theory and development of computer

    systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages. “
  5. @maccath | Katy Ereira Why should I care?

  6. @maccath | Katy Ereira 85% of Americans use AI-powered services/devices

  7. @maccath | Katy Ereira 37% projected increase in labour productivity

    with adoption of AI technologies. up to https://www.accenture.com/sk-en/insight-artificial-intelligence-future-growth
  8. @maccath | Katy Ereira 46% of US adults use voice

    assistants to interact with electronic devices http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/12/12/nearly-half-of-americans-use-digital-voice-assistants-mostly-on-their-smartphones /
  9. @maccath | Katy Ereira 72m jobs are likely to be

    displaced by adoption of AI technologies globally https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/sep/17/robots-in-workplace-could-create-double-the-jobs-they-destroy
  10. @maccath | Katy Ereira 133m jobs are likely to be

    created by adoption of AI technologies globally https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/sep/17/robots-in-workplace-could-create-double-the-jobs-they-destroy
  11. @maccath | Katy Ereira What’s does that mean in reality?

  12. @maccath | Katy Ereira AI is able to... • Automate

    repetitive tasks • Mimic human behaviour • Interpret speech/language • Analyse visual information • See patterns in data • Make accurate predictions • Play games, and win!
  13. @maccath | Katy Ereira

  14. @maccath | Katy Ereira Ok, scary...

  15. @maccath | Katy Ereira

  16. @maccath | Katy Ereira What should I do?

  17. @maccath | Katy Ereira Learn about AI • Understand what

    AI is able to do, and where it lurks. • Learn about the theory and principles behind the technology. • Take up opportunities for education; find a mentor. • Keep abreast of advancements; read the news - good and bad. https://ai.google/education/ http://bit.ly/ml-4-humans http://bit.ly/udacity-intro-ai
  18. @maccath | Katy Ereira Develop an AI strategy • Determine

    how AI can support your business plan; don’t alter your business plan to support AI! • Commit to recruiting and retaining talent, and invest in education and training. • Consider the resources required to train any AI after implementation. https://www.raconteur.net/technology/uk-ai-strategy https://medium.com/swlh/how-to-create-a-successful-artificial-intelligence-strate gy-44705c588e62
  19. @maccath | Katy Ereira Encourage involvement • Become a mentor.

    • Provide educational opportunities. • Support AI literacy and diversity initiatives. • Engage with communities. • Share your knowledge and experience. http://ai-4-all.org http://ai.google https://openai.com http://aiforanyone.org/
  20. @maccath | Katy Ereira Have fun! • Experiment! https://experiments.withgoogle.com/collection/ai •

    Play games! https://research.google.com/semantris/ • Simplify your life! https://monkeylearn.com/blog/zapier-integration-machine-learning/ • Wrangle some data! https://www.visualcinnamon.com/
  21. @maccath | Katy Ereira Thank you!