Hacking the Racial Bias in Artificial Intelligence


Timnit Gebru


Ayanna Howard


Jeff Nelson


Princess Sampson


Silicon Valley is inserting its biases into nearly every technology we use. According to an October 2017 Motherboard article, In 2015, a Google Photo algorithm auto-tagged two black friends as "gorillas," a result of the program having been under-trained to recognize dark-skinned faces. Learn from experts in artificial intelligence & machine learning what is being done to ensure that people of color and other demographics are being adequately included in the tech positioned to drive tomorrow.

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