|Machine learning, AI, blockchain and more buzzwords – can we stop the machines taking over, and should we? Is it technology vs humans or enabling humans to become more humane?
August Carstens has been working as a data scientist for a number of years after doing a Masters in Statistical and Actuarial Science at Stellenbosch University. He currently leads the Data Science team at Capitec Bank and runs a bursary and internship program for youth planning to study and work in the field. His recent projects include involvement in support of Women in Data Science, and talking on ethical data science in connection with the 2018 Africa Deep Learning Indaba, which aims for Africans to become critical contributors, owners, and shapers of the coming advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning.