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Saturday, December 2 • 11:35am - 12:40pm
WORKSHOP | Decoding Artificial Intelligence as A Powerful Tool for Social Good FILLING

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By now you've probably heard at least a few of these terms: artificial intelligence, algorithms, automation... It can be overwhelming to try and see all of these new technologies in perspective, especially since stories about them can be so alarming (killer robots!). In this workshop, Tess Posner, executive director of AI4ALL, will unpack artificial intelligence, discuss some of the actual dangers it poses (like replicating unconscious bias), and then challenge you to figure out how AI can be used as an extremely powerful tool for good.

**You don’t need to know how to code to participate in this workshop—it is accessible to people with all levels of coding and artificial intelligence experience (including no experience!).

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Tess Posner

Executive Director, AI4ALL
Tess Posner is a social entrepreneur focused on increasing equity and inclusion in the tech economy. As Executive Director of AI4ALL, she is creating pathways for underrepresented K-12 students to chart a future in the artificial intelligence field, through education programs and peer, mentor, and professional... Read More →


Saturday December 2, 2017 11:35am - 12:40pm
Room #2

Attendees (26)