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128 I-CONNECT007 I REAL TIME WITH... IPC APEX EXPO 2021 SHOW & TELL MAGAZINE APEX Thursday Keynote by Shawn DuBravac: A Data-driven Tech World by Barry Matties, I-CONNECT007 Shawn DuBravac, IPC chief economist, provided ursday's IPC APEX EXPO key- note address, "e Tech Industry in a Post- pandemic World." e presentation began with a timeline of statements and events, highlighting key moments from as far back as 1843, and including a student from Her- bert Simon in 1956 who predicted, "Machines will be capable, within 20 years, of doing any work a man can do." Now, we all know that by 1976, that prediction did not come to fruition. Shawn then discussed how data and will impact our lives and that AI will be a large part of that. Shawn gave some great examples of how surfers will use data, as well as demon- strating the effects of AI on his Twitter profile. He explained that even though he didn't com- plete the gender question in his profile infor- mation, the AI did it for him. He said that it

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