Writing code? Pfft... Evolve it instead!
An introduction to Genetic Algorithms, and how they can be used to "evolve" code rather than having a person write it.
We're heading into a future of delivery drones, driverless cars and 3D-printed "hoverboards" ...
With machines now able to perform many tasks better than humans, some people are going to be out of a job.
But not software developers, right?! Could a computer generate the code you currently write for a living?
In this talk, we'll take a look at one of the many biologically inspired approaches to AI - Genetic Algorithms, and how they can be used to generate code given a description of the function that that code should perform.
Spoiler - you're probably not out of a job, yet...
Friday, 2017-10-06 @ 11:45
> Skill level: intermediate
> Duration: 25 min