TWiML Presents: Black in AI

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While at NIPS in December, I attended the Black in AI workshop and dinner, and had a chance to meet a bunch of amazing people. Black in AI brought in participants from all over the world, and featured some great speakers like Charles Onu and Nyalleng Moorosi, both of whom you’ll hear from in this series. The workshop included a poster session that showcased the work of students and practitioners alike, and was followed by an incredible dinner (and party of course) where I had the chance to meet and chat with some more awesome people. The event was organized in part by Timnit Gebru, who we had on the show a few months ago, and Moustapha Cissé, who you’ll hear from in the first episode of this series, along with a host of other great people. This is a great group and community that I was fortunate enough to spend some time with, as they are doing important work of supporting a diverse pool of AI students and practitioners. This week on the show, we’ll be highlighting some of the great work being done by folks in this community.

TWiML Presents: Black in AI

TWiML Talk #108Security and Safety in AI: Adversarial Examples, Bias and TrustMoustapha Cissé, Facebook AI Research Lab
TWiML Talk #109Data Science for Poaching Prevention and Disease TreatmentNyalleng Moorosi, The Council for Scientific & Industrial Research
TWiML Talk #110Trust in Human-Robot/AI InteractionsAyanna Howard, Georgia Tech
TWiML Talk #112Classical Machine Learning for Infant Medical DiagnosisCharles Onu, McGill University & Ubenwa
TWiML Talk #114Inverse Programming for Deeper AIZenna Tavares, MIT
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