Presented By
O’Reilly + Cloudera
Make Data Work
29 April–2 May 2019
London, UK
Alexander Adam

Alexander Adam
Data Scientist, Faculty

Alex Adam is a data scientist at Faculty. He’s particularly interested in generative neural networks and their applications both in natural language processing (text generation) and computer vision (video generation). He’s worked on many projects across sectors including retail, marketing, civil engineering, and private equity. The highlights of his career include his work being showcased at the Copenhagen Democracy Summit, presenting at O’Reilly conferences, BBC events, and being featured on BBC Newswround. Alex holds a PhD in theoretical physics from Imperial College London.


14:5515:35 Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Data Science, Machine Learning & AI
Location: Capital Suite 17
Alexander Adam (Faculty)
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The advent of "fake news" has led us to doubt the truth of online media, and advances in machine learning give us an even greater reason to question what we are seeing. Despite the many beneficial applications of this technology, it's also potentially very dangerous. Alex Adam explains how synthetic videos are created and how they can be detected. Read more.