AIs help us in so many ways. They answer our questions. They suggest music, books, and other items based on what we already like. They find us the fastest way to reach our destinations, and match people who need a ride with people who are available to give a ride. They make our lives more convenient.
But are they fair?
E. Bruce Pitman, Professor, UB Materials Design and Innovation. An expert in mathematical modeling, for the last two decades Pitman has been studying uncertainty and how we can account for it.
Mark Shepard, UB Architecture and Media Study. Shepard recently published There Are No Facts: Attentive Algorithms, Extractive Data Practices, and the Quantification of Everyday Life.
Jasmina Tacheva, Assistant Professor, Syracuse University and PhD student, Comparative Literature, UB.
Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, Julian Park Professor, UB Comparative Literature. Ziarek’s research interests include feminist political theory, modernism, critical race theory, and algorithmic culture.
Moderated by David Castillo, Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures and Co-Director, UB Center for Information Integrity.