The field of AI research is about to get way bigger than code

  • Dave Gershgorn for Quartz November 15th, 2017
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Kate Crawford is a distinguished research professor in the Department of Technology, Culture and Society at NYU Tandon, and co-founder of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Now Institute.

… If you look for research on how artificial intelligence affects society—like how algorithms used in criminal justice can discriminate against people of color, or whether data used to train AI contains implicit bias against women and minorities—there’s almost no academic or corporate research to be found. Kate Crawford, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, and Meredith Whittaker, founder of Open Research at Google, want to change that. They announced today the AI Now Institute … 

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