AI for Good: Building AI Systems for Fun and Profit, and Advancing Accessibility

Le Wagon - 97 Durham Avenue Cape Town, 7925 - View Map GDG Cape Town
Thu, Jul 20, 6:00 PM (SAST)

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0. Intro & Welcome

1. Building AI Systems for Fun and Profit - Alex Conway, Founder of NumberBoost

Artificial Intelligence is all around us and developing at a rapid pace. This talk will explore some real-world applications of AI and give some guidance on how to create such systems.

2.Advancing Accessibility: How Tensorflow.js and ML can Bridge the Gap in Remote Eye Care - Siso Ngqolosi

This talk will delve into the transformative capabilities of Google's TensorFlow.js and explore how it can revolutionize eyesight testing in remote areas where access to healthcare is limited.

It will introduce the audience to TensorFlow.js, a powerful machine learning library that brings the power of artificial intelligence to JavaScript developers and highlight its unique features. It will also discuss its compatibility with web technologies, making it an ideal choice for building web applications.

Next, Siso will shed light on the challenges faced by individuals in remote areas who lack access to adequate healthcare facilities. The talk will highlight the importance of early detection and how AI/ML can bridge the gap by providing a means for remote eyesight assessment. Additionally, ethical considerations and limitations will be touched upon.

3. Networking & Discussion

This event is sponsored by Le wagon



Thursday, Jul 20
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (SAST)


Le Wagon
97 Durham Avenue Cape Town7925