Robert is first and foremost a composer and metal musician but has a deep background formal logic and computer science. He has worked as a BSD kernel developer, a cloud computing specialist at Microsoft, and an innovation lead at Tele2. Currently he is the CTO of LakeTide, a company focusing on niche big-data and machine learning solutions. Current interests include the Julia language, deep learning, and building robots.
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?