Stefan Holtel • TEDxRuhrUniversityBochum
No Regrets! Chatbos will Guide You
“The future is already here - it’s just not very evenly distributed” goes a quote from Science Fiction author William Gibson. So, can we tell something about the future of Alexa, Siri, or Cortana? Yes, most likely. Let’s change our perspective from today’s chatbots to those of tomorrow. They will not only answer to our mundane questions any more, but conduct smart, long-lasting conversations. Chatbots will support us on many more issues, such as: What should be my retirement plan, or should I agree to a risky surgery? To accomplish this goal, chatbots must dramatically improve their plausible prediction ability and serve as our trusted advisors. Approaches that might help us to implement these are Scenario Thinking and Shared-Decision Making. Stefan Holtel is a distinguished knowledge worker, computer scientist, certified theater pedagogue, Yoga teacher, trainer for LEGO Serious Play©, and father of three. His aim is to nudge people towards breaking with conventional thinking patterns. Stefan has been working in the ITC industry for 30+ years. Since 2018, he is an appointed AI Explainer at PricewaterhouseCoopers.