Lørnere: Silvija Seres

Why is it important to upgrade our copper network that has been working for the past 100 years? And how will an improved infrastructure impact and improve our society? In this episode of # LØRN, Silvija talks to, CMO for Fixed & TV in Telenor Norway, Camilla Amundsen, about how they are modernizing Norway by using network technology to make it easier to live and work in the districts.

—  Telenor’s mobile network now covers more than 87 per cent of the total areal of Norway and it covers 99.7 per cent of where people in Norway live. Our mobile network is a much better network technology than the existing copper lines. In addition, we are rolling out more fiber now than ever before.

You will LØRN about:

  • Copper Network
  • Infrastructure
  • Modernization of Norway

Recommended literature:

This episode is produced in collaboration with Telenor Norway

What is the advantage of working with AI from Norway? And why is it important to distinguish artificial intelligence as a technology and from its application? In this episode of #LØRN, Silvija talks to VP of Analytics & AI in Telenor Group, Astrid Undheim, about how Telenor is working with artificial intelligence.

— In order to succeed with AI in Norway, it is important to get strong initiatives where we connect industry, data and problems, with competence development and research. I am always excited by what we can achieve when data, infrastructure and suitable issues are in place, she explains in this episode.

You will LØRN about:

    • Machine Learning
    • DL
    • AI
    • Open AI lab

Recommended literature:  

This episode is produced in collaboration with Telenor Norway

 

How do our patterns define us, and what can we learn about people from their patterns? In this episode of #LØRN Silvija speaks to Head of Analytics and Customer Lifecycle Management at Telenor Norway, Liv Elise Saune Tøftum, about value created from insight, democratizing of data and automatization.

— 80% of the job is collecting and adapting the data, the remaining 20% lies in the actual analytics and algorithm. The gold is in the data. This is also where the greatest complexity and technical challenges are. The most important thing is that the insight here improvs our ability to serve customers and run an efficient business, she explains in this episode.

You will LØRN about:

  • Regulation
  • Customer life cycle
  • Algorithms
  • Pattern recognitions
  • Data lake

Recommended literature:

  • Talk with professionals in your own organization 

This episode is produced in collaboration with Telenor Norway

When young women choose education today, why are so few confident in choosing science? And how does Telenor work with sustainability? In this episode of #LØRN, Silvija talks to Head of Social Responsibility in Telenor Group, Ola Jo Tandre, about sustainability, diversity and tech.

— Being a responsible business is an important part of Telenor’s sustainability position. We have an incredible opportunity to help improve the lives of the many through mobile technology. Reports show that mobile technology can help achieve all 17 sustainability goals. So we need to consider all the goals and look at where we can have the greatest impact, he says.

You will LØRN about:

  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Diversity
  • Recruitment

This episode is produced in collaboration with Telenor Norway

How will the 5G network affect our community? And how will this network contribute to the digitization of our society? In this episode of # LØRN, Silvija talks with Technology Research Manager at Telenor Group, Patrick Waldemar, about the new opportunities created by 5G networks.

— With 5G we are now able to have multiple sensors, transfer more data and have a higher reliability when we need it. Maybe the most relevant project now is 5G-VINNI. This is a major EU project where Telenor coordinates 23 partners over the course of 3 years. The project will show that the performance requirements set for 5G can be reached, as well as demonstrate how 5G can deliver solutions to selected industries, he explains in the episode.

You will LØRN about:

  • 5G
  • IOT
  • Sensor
  • Digitizing

Recommended literature:

●     How 5G could change everything from music to medicine

This episode is produced in collaboration with Telenor Norway

How has its Scandinavian corporate culture given Telenor a competitive advantage when doing business in Asia? What is «the perfect storm» of technologies, and why does it matter to all of us? In this episode of LØRN Silvija talks to Telenor Group CEO Sigve Brekke, about how Telenor is working to connect their customers to who and what matters most.

—  We see that the combination of 5G networks and IoT sensors and technology will accelerate the use and influence of Artificial Intelligence.  These three tech components: AI, IoT and 5G network will create what we call «the perfect storm». When these elements come together and everything and everyone is connected, we get huge amounts of data that can be put through powerful cloud computers and analyzed through AI. We will see that there are endless opportunities, but also significant threats coming out from that, he says.

You will LØRN about:

  • Culture
  • 5G
  • Diversity
  • Developing cities
  • Gender balance
  • Leadership
  • «The perfect storm»

Recommended literature:

This episode is produced in collaboration with Telenor Norway

Is it hard to get global thinkers to come to Norway? And how do Katapult help businesses accelerate? In this episode of LØRN Silvija speaks to CEO at Katapult, Cilia Holmes Indahl, about how they create a world where all capital, tech and people are put to work for a better future.

If we are to live in a sustainable and equitable society with ok temperatures, we need to invest in tech that solves the global problems at the appropriate scale, she says.

Dette lørner du:

  • Accelerating businesses  
  • Green economy
  • Start up´s

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How do you get people to move while they work, comfortable and efficiently? And how can sitting increase the risk of cancer among other diseases? In this episode of LØRN Silvija speaks to Co-founder and CEO of Walkolution, Eric Soehngen, about the world´s first walking treadmill for the office.

— Sitting for extended periods of time in an office chair day after day has never been part of our genomic imprint. The fact that this has become the status quo is wreaking havoc on our physical health and making us unhappy, he says.

Dette lørner du:

  • Corporate wellness
  • Efficiency
  • Walking scores

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Hvordan ble verdens nest største datatreff til? Og hvordan kan vi stimulere til mer kreativitet? I denne episoden av LØRN snakker Silvija med gründer av The Gathering og House Of Nerds, Vegard Hvem Skjefstad, om Norges største datatreff, nerder og kreativitet.

På The Gathering kan du ha det gøy med andre som liker det samme som deg og forstår hva du holder på med. Når du kommer inn skal du få følelsen av å «komme hjem», forteller han.

Dette lørner du:

  • Demo party
  • Nettverking
  • Kildekritikk   
  • Koding

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How do we help people understand how sexy science really is? And how do we increase the motivation to learn complex topics, such as science? In this episode of LØRN Silvija speaks to Creative Director and Co-founder of Science Addiction, Jo Røslien, about how he believes the future of education science should look like and how they try to create this at Science Addiction.

— You cannot force anyone to learn. Force never motivated anyone. If you want to reach out to the young and don’t have cool content you have nothing. Content is king, he explains in the episode.

You will Lørn about:

  • Statistics
  • Education
  • Engagement
  • Content creation