‘Machines that we interact with have power over us,’ says UT researcher Cristina Zaga. ‘Just think of facial recognition systems that have troubles recognizing dark-skinned faces, the inherent bias it has. That is why we need technology that represents the entire population.’ The scientist is leading project DEI4EmbodiedAI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Embodied Artificial Intelligence), which is officially kicking off today.
Een nieuwe vorm van lezingen, de lightbulb chats. Geen spreker voor een publiek, maar het publiek als sprekers. Morgen vindt de pilot om half zes plaats in het Designlab, waar de ethiek rondom kunstmatige intelligentie aan de kaak gesteld wordt.
We binge-watch one Netflix series after another, we devour movies and games. Often it is no more than mindless entertainment, while at other times it even raises scientific questions. That is why we bring you this series: 'Pop culture', viewed through the eyes of a scientist.
‘Well, in about thirty years, artificial intelligence will take over, and we will be lucky if robots treat us as pets,’ a friend of mine said on the telephone. This friend really hates pets - mainly because they cannot easily be defined in a mathematical formula. However, as it had been raining for days, which often makes him gloomy in winter, I silently acknowledged his statement.