Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Paul Fenwick

Paul Fenwick
Benevolent Troublemaker, Perl Training Australia

Website | @pjf

Paul Fenwick is an internationally acclaimed public speaker, developer, and science educator. He is well known for presenting on a diverse range of topics including privacy, neuroscience, and neuroethics, Klingon programming, open source, depression and mental health, advancements in science, diversity, autonomous agents, and minesweeper automation. His dynamic presentation style and quirky humor has delighted audiences worldwide. Paul was awarded the 2013 O’Reilly Open Source award and the 2010 White Camel award, both for outstanding contributions to the open source community. As a freedom-loving scientist, Paul’s goal is to learn everything he can, do amazing things with that knowledge, and give them away for free. (Photograph by Joshua Button)


2:35pm3:15pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The Cutting Edge
Location: Meeting Room 18 A/B
Level: Non-technical
Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 9 ratings)
Autonomous vehicles will soon be everywhere. Trucks are already driving across Europe, and numerous companies are testing vehicles. But what does this mean for human safety, information security, employment, and city planning? Paul Fenwick examines the impact of autonomous vehicles, focusing on some of the most difficult questions relating to machine ethics and world economies. Read more.