In our global community, everything is appropriated. No ideas are new, and most will soon be generated by artificial intelligence. Post-modernism gave us permission to steal from other cultures to benefit our own. Now we’re training machines on the same bad habits.
From experience design to technology, marketing to machine learning, we’re going to interrogate the racist tropes and inherent bias that fuel the greediest engines of capitalism. Our systems can be built to keep people down, so let’s learn what we must do to prevent that.
Inspire the audience to become aware of and challenge the biases built into their work, or the companies they work for.
Five Things Audience Members Will Learn
- Machine learning 101
- Historical case studies of bias in technology (machine learning, facial recognition, artificial intelligence)
- The incentive structure that leads to systems of bias
- Ways of Working that prevent bias
- How to commit to change
Any creator hoping to create a more equitable world.