TECHNOLOGY FUTURIST SHARA EVANS IS A GLOBALLY ACKNOWLEDGED KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND WIDELY REGARDED AS ONE OF THE WORLD’S TOP FEMALE FUTURISTS.
Highly sought after and in demand by conference producers and media, Shara provides the latest insights and thought provoking ideas on a broad spectrum of issues.
Regardless of your Industry, Shara’s keynote speeches bring together the latest technology innovations and cutting-edge research projects, tying them into strategic insights specifically for your business.
Fusing an engineering background with an intuitive understanding of how society is likely to respond to new technologies, Shara is available to speak at your event.
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Shara has delighted and captivated her audiences locally and globally with her diverse range of Keynote speeches, helping her clients navigate the unpredictable future. Shara’s keynotes capture the essence of your business challenges and opens the eyes of the audience. Shara will ensure your delegates will leave well informed, and more importantly be prepared for what is disrupting their Industry today and in the future.
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The most current and familiar examples of adversarial AI are attacks on vision systems. These systems are becoming more pervasive—facial recognition unlocks computers or phones, opens doors, and is a key tool of the surveillance state. It’s no surprise there's a lot of work going on to attack the models.
“In a perfect future, our AI virtual assistant will know what we're doing, where we're going and, most importantly, what we're saying" wrote Computerworld's Mike Elgan in his article, Wanted: World where virtual assistants help without being asked.Thankfully, this dystopia is still a long way off, but Elgan’s words perfectly articulate the industry vision. His article goes on to discuss the obvious issues around privacy, acknowledging that the ‘public isn't ready to be spied on all day by the companies that make virtual assistants.’
Stories of the rise of AI are all around us. The machine can beat a master at Go, and Facebook’s shopping smarts are so good, people believe the company is listening to their microphones. And AI will soon be getting closer to you–much closer. Qualcomm, to name just one, has designs to make its chipsets powerful enough to put machine learning into phones. But, as AI capabilities race ahead, we’re seeing more and more stories about what can go wrong with it.
‘Shara is easy to work with, and is happy to tailor her presentations to our exact requirements. I’d highly recommend Shara as a keynote speaker for any technology themed event.’
‘Shara is one of the best presenters we have ever had, drawing on real experience and examples with high quality presentation materials and a fantastic speaking style.’
‘Shara captured the audience’s attention and held it the entire time by using real world examples with a taste of what the future holds of the challenges and risks facing governments and citizens.’
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