The Fifth Elephant 2018

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Robot Quotient - The Machine versus Human Debate

Submitted by Puneet Mathur (@puneetmathur) on Friday, 26 January 2018

Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Advanced


This is a contemporary paper which gives to the idea of measuring Intelligence in Robots and Machines. It gives a new perspective to the human thinking of machines. With Saudi Arabia granting citizenship to a female robot Sophia in 2017 the debate of whether robots will replace humans and if so in what ways? Will Humans and Robots coexist? Will Robots and Humans do different work or compete for the same work? Will we have Robot bosses which will monitor and track humans? Who will monitor the Robots?
This paper attempts to answer not just such questions but also tries to give information on future direction that Artificial Intelligence is bound to grow towards. It tries to break some of the myths that prevail among humans about machines, such as is a machine better than humans?
The reader of this paper will get a clear picture on the evolution of the machines and their Artificial Intelligence in the future. Human intelligence is currently measured by a test known as Intelligence Quotient today. In the future however this is going to change. This paper provides insights into such changes which would happen and give direction to our social lives.


The paper is intended for those humans who are anxious on the role that robots will play in our near future and the long term future. The audience of this paper is anybody who has come in touch with a smart machine be it in their personal lives or professional lives in any way and has had the question how are these robots able to perform intelligent tasks which humans used to do previously. All those who want to know compare and understand the difference between artificial intelligence and human intelligence.


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Speaker bio

Puneet Mathur is an author of bestselling books on Amazon total of 9 books:
1. Predictive Program manager Series 2 volumes - Createspace
2. Predictology Series 2 volumes - Createspace
3. Instant Karma 9 Quick methods of Prediction Series 3 volumes- Createspace
4. Good Money Bad Money - Createspace
5. Reiki Myths & Mysteries – Createspace

Puneet Mathur, MBA, PMP, CCD is a data scientist and machine learning consultant and alumni of IIM Bangalore in Business Analytics and Intelligence. He is a predictor and author of international bestsellers that teach people to predict in the right way. Puneet’s first book Instant Karma 9 quick methods for prediction became popular and was in the Indian Bestsellers list, Some of his predictions include President Obama’s Elections in 2012 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s win in elections accurately.
The uniqueness in Puneet’s writings which is reflected in his books is the ease with which he has combined Modern Machine Learning techniques with traditional prediction techniques like Astrology. His research in subjects spans economics, healthcare, finance, manufacturing, quality management, web analytics etc.
Throughout his career spanning 18+ years, he has researched techniques of Predictive Analytics, Statistics, Machine Learning and Astrology to combine and give birth to a new age science known as “Data Science Astrology”. This technique he has revealed to the public domain now by predicting results of US Presidential elections 2016 in his latest book series Predictology.



  • Reany Mizzy (@reanymizzy) a year ago

    I would very much like to hear this talk Puneet Mathur.

    • Puneet Mathur (@puneetmathur) Proposer a year ago

      Thanks @reanymizzy

  • Shilpa Kapila (@shilpakapila) a year ago

    When is this event happening I am from Bangalore and would like to attend this session. Please let me know by email about this talk I am definitely interested.

    • Sanjeeva Reddy Kumar (@sanjeevareddyk9) a year ago

      I am also from Bangalore and I also want to attend.

      • Puneet Mathur (@puneetmathur) Proposer a year ago

        Please wait for organizers to decide if this talk will be part of the group or not.

  • Sonam Bhattacharya (@sonambhattach15) a year ago

    This is a great idea. I would love to attend.

    • Puneet Mathur (@puneetmathur) Proposer a year ago

      Thank you, you are welcome.

  • Robin Jasin (@robinjasin) a year ago

    Are machines going to replace humans. I think I need to attend his session to understand.

    • Puneet Mathur (@puneetmathur) Proposer a year ago

      This is part of the core topic in my talk

    • Sanjeeva Reddy Kumar (@sanjeevareddyk9) a year ago

      I think he will explain this in the workshop.

  • Neha Kirti (@nehakirti) a year ago

    I am keen to know status of this paper is it going to be presented for the conference when is it going to be presented? I want to attend too.

    • Puneet Mathur (@puneetmathur) Proposer a year ago

      The Selection committee at the fifth elephant will decide, let us wait for their results.

  • Sanjeeva Reddy Kumar (@sanjeevareddyk9) a year ago

    Sir It will be an honor to attend this workshop. Please let me know the venue details date and time of the workshop.

    • Puneet Mathur (@puneetmathur) Proposer a year ago

      I am delighted that you want to attend my talk. I will wait for organizers selection process.

  • Chitti Satpada (@chittisatpada) a year ago (edited a year ago)

    Can I attend this talk? I am from Indonesia.

    • Puneet Mathur (@puneetmathur) Proposer a year ago

      Sure you can attend in case the Organizers select this talk I will be speaking on the subject.

  • chiderasa swaroopini (@chidekrasa) a year ago

    Hey People I want to attend this Talk by Puneet when is it happening? Date Time and Venue please?

    • Puneet Mathur (@puneetmathur) Proposer a year ago

      @chidekrasa We should await the selection committee results from the fifth elephant organization. If this talk is selected then you can surely attend to hear it.

  • Zainab Bawa (@zainabbawa) Reviewer a year ago

    Puneet, we need a preview video to complete evaluation of this talk.

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