How machine learning will change society

Christina Mercer-Myers
Christina Mercer-Myers

Christina Mercer-Myers

Christina is Audience Development Editor for IDGC US & UK. After graduating from the University of Nottingham reading philosophy and theology in 2013, Christina joined a tech startup specialising in mobile apps. She has a keen interest in the mobile platform, innovative tech and the power of analytics.

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The potential for machine learning is huge, and no one knows that more than Danny Lange, VP of Machine Learning at the US-based games engine Unity. 

Having previously worked for Uber and Amazon, Lang believes that future uses of machine learning will stretch across all sectors, disrupting most of what we know.

"If we take a step back then the real disruption in the machine learning technology sector, is the disruption itself," explains Lange in an interview with Techworld at Web Summit. "This is because we are going from programming computers to training computers."

Read on for five ways machine learning will impact society...

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