Oren Etzioni
Education

Oren Etzioni: Tools For Equality

In 2020, I hope the AI community will grapple with issues of fairness in ways that tangibly and directly benefit disadvantaged populations.
Illustration of two black cats labeled as cats, one white cat labeled as banana
Education

Biased Data Trains Oppressive AI

Will biases in training data unwittingly turn AI into a tool for persecution? Bias encoded in software used by nominally objective institutions like, say, the justice or education systems will become impossible to root out.
Question from an exam
Education

Smart Students, Dumb Algorithms: NLP Systems Struggle at Grading Essays

A growing number of companies that sell standardized tests are using natural language processing to assess writing skills. Critics contend that these language models don’t make the grade.
DeepIndex.org list with ways AI is being put to use
Education

AI in the Real World

Theoretical advances can be thrilling, but the excitement can drown out all the ways AI is actually being put to use. DeepIndex provides an up-to-date, well organized, cheeky guide to practical applications culled from news reports.

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