Will robots replace programmers?

Day 4 /  / Track 1  /  RU

One of the main goals of a programmer is to automate manual work. Because of programmers, the number of required human employees in many areas has already been significantly reduced. But programmers would like to automate their work as well. Are they digging a hole for themselves? Will the day come when a programmer will lose his job because the program will do everything for him? Let's see where we are moving.

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Tagir Valeev

Tagir Valeev is a software developer in JetBrains s.r.o. Currently, he improves the support of Java features in IntelliJ IDEA developing new inspections and intention actions. Tagir is actively interested in static code analysis and when time permits, develops an open source library called StreamEx which enhances standard Java 8 Stream API.

Invited Experts

Ivan Yamshchikov
ABBYY, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences

Got PhD in applied mathematics at Brandenburg University of Technology (Cottbus, Germany). Is currently a research associate at Max Planck Institute (Leipzig, Germany) and an AI-evangelist at ABBYY. Ivan is studying new AI work principles which could help us to understand how our brain works.