CIBER Focus: "Bias and Representation in Artificial Intelligence' with Dr. Timnit Gebru - October 26, 2018
Dr. Timnit Gebru recently began working as a Research Scientist at Google AI after completing her post-doc research in the Fairness Accountability Transparency and Ethics group at Microsoft Research. Her research currently targets ethical considerations of data mining projects and methods to audit and mitigate bias. Dr. Gebru received her Ph.D. from the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and her work has been featured in the New York Times, Economist, and MIT Tech Review. She is the co-founder of Black in AI, where she works to both increase diversity in the artificial intelligence field and reduce the negative impacts of racial bias in data.
In this edition of CIBER Focus, Dr. Gebru will discuss current issues regarding
the relationship between race and artificial intelligence, as well as the
importance of diversity in technology.