Nicole Büttner-Thiel is an entrepreneur, economist and data enthusiast. Her passion is to make new technologies useful to companies and people. She is the Founder of AlgorithmX, a software company developing and implementing data analytics tools, and DataQuotient, a data analytics and artificial intelligence consulting firm and expert platform helping companies implement new technologies to create real value. Nicole trained as an economist and econometrician at the University of St.Gallen, Stockholm School of Economics and Stanford University.
She is also a lecturer and speaker about Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics.Nicole is also active in German politics, passionate about bringing digital technologies to government. She serves on the Board of Alumni of her Alma Mater University of St.Gallen.
10 Reflections on the Impact of Artificial Intelligence
AI, with machine learning and robotics, has become omnipresent in daily life and across headlines. While innovators are ravishing that it can put an end to nearly all of humanity’s problems – with data and machines making all our decisions in the future – at the same time, the public debate about the impact of these technologies is often fundamentally pessimistic: painting a picture of superintelligent machines taking over the world to dominate and eventually eradicate the human race.