Yann Lecun

Increasingly, Facebook shapes our view of the world. We see the opinions of our friends in their responses to news that may or may not be fake. But which messages we see first and which messages remain hidden is all controlled by algorithms – algorithms based on artificial intelligence (AI). And these algorithms are the work of a large research team led by Professor Yann LeCun, making LeCun one of the world’s leading and most influential technologists.

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Author profile picture Erika van der Merwe is a writer. She is exploring Eindhoven’s exciting world of tech and innovation. As a non-native tech speaker, she finds ways to understand and present the many abstract and technical concepts generated in this busy region. She loves to discover the human aspect in every story.