A conversation about student advocacy for the Development of Trustworthy AI.

Tuesday November 12th, 6-8 PM

Room 2-105

Enjoy dinner and a panel-style discussion on the role students can play in advocating for ethical AI development now and in the future. We’ll talk about pre-selected questions during the first half of the hour, and have an open Q&A afterwards. The objective of the event is to empower and inform students of the active role they can play in advancing and implementing ethical frameworks in the development of healthy AI.

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Panelists

Sasha Costanza-Chock
MIT - Associate Professor

Becca Ricks
Mozilla - Research Associate

Ben Tarnoff
Logic Magazine - Editor
Tech Workers Coalition - Volunteer

Resources

The following are additional resources compiled by students from Code for Good. If you have any suggestions or additions, please email us at codeforgood-exec@mit.edu!

Books

  • Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O’Neil
  • Automating Inequality by Virginia Eubanks
  • Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech by Sara Wachter-Boettcher
  • Algorithms of Oppression by Safiya Noble

Videos

  • How I’m fighting bias in algorithms (link)
  • The Truth About Algorithms (link)
  • Bias? In My Algorithms? A Facebook News Story (link)
  • Machine Learning and Human Bias(link)

Papers

  • Path-specific counterfactual fairness (link)
  • Measuring and mitigating unintended bias in text classification (link)
  • Mitigating unwanted biases with adversarial learning (link)
  • Mind the GAP: A Balanced Corpus of Gendered Ambiguous Pronouns (link)
  • Data Decisions and Theoretical Implications when Adversarially Learning Fair Representations (link)
  • Equality of opportunity in supervised learning (link)
  • Satisfying real world concerns with dataset constraints (link)
  • Fair resource allocation in a volatile marketplace (link)

Websites

Organizations

  • Data 4 Black Lives Conference
  • Black in AI
  • LatinX in AI
  • Women in Machine Learning
  • Mozilla Foundation
  • Tech Workers Coalition
  • AINOW Institute
  • Berkman Klein Center
  • Center for Civic Media

Organizers

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