Hosted by Eleanor Drage and Kerry Mackereth, The Good Robotic is a podcast which explores the numerous advanced intersections between gender, feminism and know-how. On this episode, Eleanor and Kerry discuss to Su Lin Blodgett about creating simply language applied sciences.
Su Lin Blodgett on creating simply language applied sciences
On this episode, Microsoft Senior Researcher Su Lin Blodgett explores whether or not you should utilize AI to measure discrimination, why AI can by no means be de-biased, and the way AI exhibits us that classes like gender and race should not as clear reduce as we expect they’re.
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Su Lin is a senior researcher within the Equity, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics in AI (FATE) group at Microsoft Analysis Montréal. She is broadly taken with inspecting the social and moral implications of pure language processing applied sciences, and develops approaches for anticipating, measuring, and mitigating harms arising from language applied sciences, specializing in the complexities of language and language applied sciences of their social contexts, and on supporting NLP practitioners of their moral work. She has additionally labored on utilizing NLP approaches to look at language variation and alter (computational sociolinguistics), for instance growing fashions to establish language variation on social media. She was beforehand a postdoctoral researcher at MSR Montréal. She accomplished her Ph.D. in pc science on the College of Massachusetts Amherst working within the Statistical Social Language Evaluation Lab beneath the steerage of Brendan O’Connor, the place she was additionally supported by the NSF Graduate Analysis Fellowship. She acquired her B.A. in arithmetic from Wellesley School. She interned at Microsoft Analysis New York in summer time 2019, the place she had the fortune of working with Solon Barocas, Hal Daumé III, and Hanna Wallach.
About The Good Robotic Podcast
Dr Eleanor Drage and Dr Kerry Mackereth are Analysis Associates on the Leverhulme Centre for the Way forward for Intelligence, the place they work on the Mercator-Stiflung funded challenge on Fascinating Digitalisation. Beforehand, they have been Christina Gaw Postdoctoral Researchers in Gender and Know-how on the College of Cambridge Centre for Gender Research. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic they determined to co-found The Good Robotic Podcast to discover the numerous advanced intersections between gender, feminism and know-how.
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