Biases in AI: Why Should I Care?
TimeWednesday, September 165pm - 5:45pm
LocationBryant York Auditorium
DescriptionAI has become so prevalent in today's world that oftentimes, people use these technologies without even knowing. Whether it involves recognizing and responding to one's voice, making recommendations on what type of music or song is preferred, or analyzing objects in images, how do we know these products are not biased or are being fair, especially when it comes down to a matter of privacy or human rights? Dr. Nashlie Sephus (Applied Science Manager at Amazon, CTO of acquired-startup Partpic, and founder of nonprofit The Bean Path) joins us in discussing how to measure and mitigate biases in AI. She is the tech lead of the Fairness in AI initiative at Amazon Web Services.