Meet our special guest speaker – Aleksandra Przegalinska

We are proud to introduce TestingCup 2018 Special Guest Speaker – Aleksandra Przegalinska. As a scientist working on artificial intelligence at MIT – the most prestigious technical university in the world, Aleksandra will take us on a journey to the near and further future and talk about the challenges that the new technology brings to our everyday life. We are beyond excited that one of the top specialists in AI has accepted our invitation and very much looking forward to meeting her in Łódź!

Aleksandra Przegalinska – PhD in philosophy of artificial intelligence, Assistant Professor at Kozminski University, currently Research Fellow at the Center for Collective Intelligence at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston. Recent visiting scholar at The New School for Social Research/ Brown University in New York City (2014).  In 2011 Aleksandra worked as the Chairman of Media Regulation Working Party at the Council of European Union in Brussels. As a William J. Fulbright Scholar Aleksandra also majored in Sociology at The New School for Social Research in New York (2012), where she participated in research on identity in virtual reality, with particular emphasis on Second Life.

Aleksandra’s current primary research interest include consequences of introducing artificial intelligence systems to people’s social and professional sphere as well as wearable technologies and human/bot interaction.

If you’d like to know more about Aleksandra…

you can find her on twitter: https://twitter.com/Przegaa.

watch her TEDex talk:

or listen to a fascinating radio interview she gave lately (in Polish): http://www.tokfm.pl/Tokfm/7,103454,22882375,wizje-wielkiego-brata-z-black-mirror-w-chinach-to-juz-sie-dzieje.html

 

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