Øystein Kolsrud is a software engineer at Qlik in Lund and has extensive experience of using both object-oriented and functional languages. He is also an experienced speaker who loves to share his passion for computer science with a wider audience. He talks about topics he himself finds fascinating, and his enthusiasm for his subjects always makes his talks both useful and entertaining.
Today, digital products and companies are not just changing the way we live our lives, but also playing an increasingly influential role in public policy and governance. We have reached a point where consumer goods produced by technology industries are beginning to reshape what it means to be Human.
This year, we are going to explore advances in biohacking and transhumanism and their implications for humankind. Will they be to our benefit, further enhancing quality of life? How mindful should we be of the potential social and ethical pitfalls whilst we transform?