Our fourth episode, “Artificial Intelligence and Bias”, features guest speakers Mutale Nkonde, Todd Marlin, and Avi Gesser.  My introduction discusses why “I think this will be an interesting episode”:

“First, AI is obviously all around us from use in entertainment, to shopping, and other forms of automation, and I think it’s important for us to be aware of the potential for bias.  Second, in Episode 2 on privacy, one of our speakers in that episode, Travis LeBlanc, mentioned facial recognition and the possibility of bias.  I would have liked to have delved deeper into that issue when it was raised in Episode 2, so now I will get my chance.  Finally, law enforcement is also using AI, and with criminal convictions potentially at issue, I think it will be interesting to hear more about how bias may be impacting outcomes.”  

Interested in hearing more?  Check out Episode 4 here (available September 23, 2021).