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Beyond Good & Evil: the Mechanisms Involved in Human and Synthetic Intelligence
Comparing and contrasting our current understanding and the mechanisms involved in human and synthetic intelligence. The author will debunk common misconceptions in Artificial Intelligence (ANI, AGI, ASI) and inspire you to think. Discussing topics ranging from Disruptive, Exponential and Bleeding Edge Technology, What is AI, Intelligence and Learning, How Humans and Synthetic Intelligence Learn, Algorithms and Neuroplasticity, and a Greater Understanding of ANI, AGI, ASI. Speaker: Global Connector, Leader and Founder, Alexandra drives success, builds trust and is dedicated to providing exceptional service and value. She is CEO and Founder of the Cartera Group of Companies parent company to and cnecct (TM) the open social networking platform / marketplace. Cnecct leverages social media influence, stores value and control of content via distributed and open blockchain protocol. Alexandra is dedicated to advancing the research and responsible application of bleeding edge technology such as AI, neural and distributed networks, ML and deep learning, blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum, cryptocurrency, VR/AR, distributed data, and the platforms that support these. She is Founder of Advance Tech Media and Host of the Advance Tech Podcast where we interview innovative and forward thinking experts who are defining the technology, digital economy and ecology of tomorrow. As Director of Business Development for Adaptech Solutions, Alexandra meets with decision makers to create new opportunities. She actively promotes and fosters community development and industry partnerships. Alexandra has over a decade of experience managing software projects and brings an understanding of how event based system implementations impact organisations. She is a student of the patterns in DDD/CQRS/ES and how they apply to Conway’s Law. Alexandra has led and mentored development, design and quality assurance teams and directly managed multimillion dollar projects and initiatives in ecommerce, digital media, fintech, business intelligence and analytics, education, healthcare and environmental markets. Alexandra has worked with national and international organizations and creative/digital agencies.

UBC Robson Square C550

800 Robson Street · Vancouver, BC

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    Come to meet people from the local software development industry. We'll share tips and stories and find out who's doing what in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Make those network contacts that are so essential in our careers. Regular meetings open with a short technical presentation to kick off our discussions. Then, following Q&A and possibly a door prize draw, we have our round-the-room introductions and open networking. For the introductions we invite all participants to introduce themselves and to let us know what they'd like to talk with others about. This is when connections are made so think about what you would like to say beforehand, especially if speaking in front of a group seems difficult. Social meetings skip the presentation and round-the-room introductions and jump right in to open networking, possibly with a door prize draw. We often invite special guests such as recruiters and speakers so that you have a chance to meet them face-to-face. Of course our "network" is about more than just our meetings. Beyond our members' personal networks we have an opt-in mailing list plus our groups on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Yahoo! See our About Us page at for more details.

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