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Thursday, February 21 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm
FEATURED SPEAKER: The Evolution of Software Development and of Conversational Assistants

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For decades, the relationship between developer and computer was simple: the human told the machine what to do. Next came machine learning systems, where the machine was in charge of computing the functional logic behind developer-supplied examples, typically in a form that humans couldn't even understand. Now we are entering a new age of software development, where humans and machines work collaboratively together, each doing what they do best. The Developer describes the "what" -- objects, actions, goals -- and the machine produces the "how", writing the code that satisfied each user's request by interweaving developer-provided components. The result is a system that is easier to create and maintain, while providing an end-user experience that is more intelligent and adaptable to users' individual needs. In this technical talk, we will show concrete examples of this software trend applied to a next-generation conversational assistant. We will supply you with a freely downloadable development environment so that you can give this a try yourself, and start monetizing your content and services through a new channel that will be backed by more than a billion devices in just a few years.

Speakers
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Adam Cheyer

VP R&D, Samsung / Co-Founder & VPE, Viv Labs, Samsung / Viv Labs
Adam Cheyer is currently a Vice President of R&D at Samsung. Previously, he was Co-Founder and VP of Engineering at Viv Labs, an artificial intelligence company acquired by Samsung in 2016. Adam was also Co-Founder and VP of Engineering at Siri, acquired by Apple in 2010 to build... Read More →


Thursday February 21, 2019 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Main Stage

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