State of the Net 2015, Milano

SotN 2015

State of the Net 2015

Milano (UniCredit Pavilion), October 4-5

Who is deciding what is the first link that we see in the results of a search engine? What defines the which of our friend’s post we see on our Facebook page? Why do we see those ads on our favourite web sites? Who is controlling the thousands of financial transactions that happen every second on the stock exchange? How can a currency be used by millions of people without being issued by any country’s central bank?

The design of software that reacts to information increases the potential to serve the people in any industry, encouraging the emergence of new products. At the same time, it is growing worldwide the demand for transparency about the way algorithms influence us every day in what we learn, choose and buy. From deep machine learning to the development of software that will drive our cars, algorithms are a central issue in understanding the evolution of networks, companies and our society. Algorithms was SotN15’s main theme.

1 day of conference plus 1 open session with the speakers the day before, 15 international speakers, 500+ attendees, 1.500+ people connected via web streaming,  2.000+ tweets, top trending topic in Italy, 50+ media output. Lee Rainie, Vinay Gupta, David Orban, Lee Bryant  were there.

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