With access to data and compute allowing for demonstrable breakthroughs in machine learning, what role does Moore’s Law play for those working in software? How does data science and machine learning contribute to Moore’s Law continuation? Riva will explore 55 years of hardware limits and technological breakthroughs, from algorithmic advancements to silicon design, and discuss a future of software and hardware design interaction.
Riva-Melissa Tez is a senior director for strategic technology initiatives at Intel. Previously, she co-founded an AI focused venture fund based in San Francisco. Riva has published work for Microsoft and The Economist and has lectured at universities including Stanford, Oxford and HTW Berlin. Her interests include investments, policy changes and tools to unlock innovation.