Fireside: What You Need To Know About Connected Data

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Session Overview

You’ll be guided through the journey of connected data, from collection to insightful analysis, discussing the importance of digital privacy in the age of AI, particularly the implications of sharing personal images online and how it affects our future. This fireside will explore how data shapes our understanding and impacts individual lives.

Suki will unravel the intricate web of connected data. Understand how social platform data informs analytical decision-making and the pioneering impact of large language and visual models on data interpretation. Equip yourself with analytical insights to navigate our data-rich world.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Data Lifecycle: Insight into the journey of data from collection to analysis
  • Privacy and AI: Understanding the importance of digital privacy in the AI era, focusing on personal image sharing
  • Data’s Personal Impact: Recognize how shared data affects individual futures
  • AI’s Role in Data Interpretation: Explore the influence of large language and visual AI models on data analysis
  • Navigating Data-Rich Environments: Equip yourself with skills to handle the abundance of data in today’s world

This session is for…Data analysts, market researchers, AI/ML enthusiasts, and anyone keen on analytical insights in the tech domain.

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