15:00 - 16:00
Women TechMakers X Codemotion Berlin: How to cheat your computer aka Get ready to fight against Artificial Intelligence

Short thesis

Bots are convincing us that they are humans. Can we make our computers believe that we are robots?

Rene Magritte draw a pipe and wrote "This is not a pipe." (Treachery of images) That is one of the biggest challenges for image processing in Computer Science.

How can we use this methodology to cheat a computer?

Autonomous cars will be there soon, using a variety of techniques to detect their surroundings, such as radar, GPS, cameras, laser light, computer vision, sensors. Can we make a car believe that we are just some roadside trees?


Neo-Luddists want to slow/stop the development of new technologies. And most of them have high awareness of freedom/human rights/ecology. On the other hand technophiles are generally early adapters and tend to accept without questioning.

We can't ignore the technology- only way to fight against it is to use & understand how it works & even use the technology against technology. 


'Computers will overtake humans with AI at some within the next 100 years,' Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3078611/Our-robot-overlords-100-YEARS-Stephen-Hawking-warns-computers-overtake-humans-century.html#ixzz4fO8rUrcB  Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

It may sound like a science fiction movie script or unrealistic dystopic future.


Bots at instagram liking our photos/commenting on them. 

Machine learning - suggesting a product based on your previous searches.

Many decision making steps are already delegated to computers. It may sound harmless to see only some friends' posts on your facebook feed but what about reaching manipulated news?

There are some ways to ensure your privacy: incognito mode, VPN, Tor, fake your location