AI Is an Opportunity (as featured on Bold360.com)
Davar recently soft-launched a data set challenge, an algorithm for historic women. “The opportunity is that we look at AI systems and understand that they for the most part do still carry the biases that were created when their developers created them,” Davar explained.
But not to complain about — to take control of and shape ourselves.
Collecting stories of women in science, technology, history, and folk culture is just one step.
Bringing bias out from behind the curtain of design is another major milestone. It’ll take acknowledging the problem and bringing light to solutions. An opportunity that makes Davar excited is how brands are messaging through chatbots. “They’re still falling short in the ability to relate to people in a more human, personal way,” she pointed out. Chatbots are just screaming for the ability for conversational interfaces to engage in a more culturally relevant way. Read the full story here.
On the heels of the historic all-women space walk, the NASA International Space Apps Challenge brought people in 80 countries together around #SpaceApps October 19-20. With a variety of analytic tools, we followed the hashtag journey for a glimpse into the engagement. Read the story here.
Thanks to Ryan for this great conversation on his podcast AI: In Real Life. We talked about: