Not a simple task – but he certainly made great strides during his fascinating talks at our conference.
So how can we convince people that they should worry less about robots taking over their jobs tomorrow or whether we’ll be mowed down by a self-driving car – and focus instead on the amazing possibilities of how AI can transform our lives for the better?
If robots can carry out a number of everyday tasks, wouldn’t this free up time and space in our brains for more stimulating stuff?
By highlighting the many benefits of AI, we can encourage others to embrace the revolution – which is already here – that is deep learning.
As a developer evangelist, Christian Heilmann is also committed to making code and coders work efficiently and getting more done quickly. But he also says this shouldn’t mean we have to compromise on quality – or lose sight of what it is we are doing.
He’s dedicated the last 20 years on making the web thrive, but he stresses that knowledge alone won’t get you through without teamwork and a good handover.