Hacking the Racial Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Speakers

Timnit Gebru

Microsoft

Ayanna Howard

GeorgiaTech/Zyrobotics

Jeff Nelson

Cinchapi

Princess Sampson

Kingonomics

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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