Understanding AI and Our Relationship with It

June 8, 2023 — 10:30-11:45 a.m.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a technology that is quickly becoming part of our digital infrastructure and woven into aspects of daily life. AI has the potential to impact society in many positive ways. However, there are numerous examples of AI systems that are operating in ways that are harmful, unjust, and discriminatory. How can we build and deploy better AI that’s informed by societal values? In this talk, we’ll cover the essentials of what you need to know about AI ethics. We’ll explain the basics of how modern AI systems work, the ethical issues encountered in the design and deployment of AI, and what can be done differently to ensure we shape our AI future in more positive ways.

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