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Responsibly Smashing Pandora’s Box



Yanqing Cheng takes a philosophical look at personal roles in a shifting world, drawing from history, cognitive science, thought experiments and real world evidence, to answer the question: "what are our ethical responsibilities as tech innovators today?"


Yanqing Cheng is a software development manager at Metaswitch, where she works on high-scale networking systems software. She has 5 years of experience in the industry and comes from a mathematical background. Outside work, she is interested in machine learning and future tech.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Mar 28, 2018

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