The director of Computing of the Media Lab of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Michael Bletsas captivated the audience that was watching him fully committed.
At the Sunday evening event that took place in Trikala, organised by TYRAS dairy company under the auspices of the Municipality of Trikala, in the crowded hall of the Spiritual Center of the city, the Greek researcher referred to the challenge of artificial intelligence that is already found in a number of technological applications.
“When we talk about artificial intelligence we are not talking about revolution in science, we are talking about another component that accelerates developments. We speak in the current form of artificial intelligence, that the main mechanism is the machine learning”, he stated.
The mayor of Trikala Dimitris Papastergiou, the chairman of TYRAS Takis Sarantis and the CEO Michalis Sarantis,addressed Mr. Bletsas and thanked him with brief greetings. Both the Municipality and the company offered him commemorative gifts.
Mr Bletsas has his origins from Palaio monastiro, a village in Trikala, where his grandfather Michalis Bletsas lived and grew up. Indeed, on Saturday afternoon, he visited the village, accompanied by Mr. Papastergiou, where he met a touching welcome.
Mr Bletsas’ entire lecture is available on the channel of TYRAS in Youtube: https://youtu.be/0q2PTq3o8wg