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AI Literacy Workshop

Welcome to a workshop about AI literacy, under Big Data Conference 2024.

The workshop around AI literacy will cover various topics to provide participants with a foundational understanding of artificial intelligence. Overall, the goal of the workshop is to demystify AI, empower participants with essential knowledge and skills, and foster critical thinking about the opportunities and challenges associated with artificial intelligence.

Here´s the outline of the workshop:

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence:
    • Definition of artificial intelligence (AI).
    • Historical background and evolution of AI.
    • Importance and applications of AI in various fields.
  • Key Concepts and Terminology:
    • Overview of fundamental concepts in AI, such as machine learning, deep learning, neural networks, and natural language processing.
    • Explanation of common AI terminology, including algorithms, models, training data, and inference.
  • Ethical and Social Implications:
    • Discussion on the ethical considerations surrounding AI, including bias, fairness, privacy, and accountability.
    • Exploration of the societal impacts of AI on employment, economy, healthcare, and education.
  • AI in Practice:
    • Real-world examples and case studies of AI applications in different industries, such as healthcare, finance, transportation, and entertainment.
    • Demonstration of AI-powered tools and technologies, such as chatbots, recommendation systems, image recognition, and autonomous vehicles.
  • Hands-on Activities:
    • Interactive exercises to explore AI concepts and techniques, such as building a simple machine learning model, training a neural network, or working with AI APIs.
    • Group discussions and brainstorming sessions to generate ideas for AI projects or applications.
  • Resources and Further Learning:
    • Overview of online courses, tutorials, books, and other resources for individuals interested in learning more about AI.
    • Guidance on how to stay updated with the latest developments and trends in the field of AI.
  • Q&A Session: Opportunity for participants to ask questions, share insights, and engage in discussions with the workshop facilitator and fellow attendees.


This workshop is a part of the Big Data Conference. More information about the conference on this webpage.


Huminfra is a Swedish national infrastructure supporting digital and experimental research in the Humanities by providing users with a single entry point for finding existing Swedish materials and research tools, as well as developing national method courses. Huminfra is a consortium consisting of 12 nodes across 11 universities and organisations, coordinated by Lund University Humanities Lab.

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