Should I do it?
Coding controls how we live online, and how we live.
About a third of 1% of us can write it.
Think about what we’re doing right now. You’re probably reading this article. This article itself is – coded, and run on a web browser, which is code, run on a computer which is designed by code.
It’s a very exciting time to be living today. Everything we do on the computer, and as we’re generating more data, we’re relying on it to make more decisions for us day by day.
Advancements of code can also put lives in danger in new ways.
Here is how artificial intelligence works. We give the computer a lot of examples and get it to write its own code with its own set of directions to follow. If we do not train it to consider set of decisions to go into making more decisions, the computer will decide it is not relevant. For instance, the computer may decide the parties don’t have any hispanic people, if the machine learning system don’t have any hispanic people.
I think it might be fun – to devote three months of my COVID-19 time into it.