Examining Ways to Reduce AI Bias
In a hearing of the House Financial Services Committee, Professor Rayid Ghani discusses equitable systems for algorithmic decision-making.
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Public Trust for Public Health
How public trust in data could have helped China contain the coronavirus.
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Helping Machines Play Nice With Humans
An interdisciplinary group of researchers has received a $2.8 million DARPA grant to enhance machine-human team collaborations.
A Force for Good in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The Block Center for Technology and Society at Carnegie Mellon University was established to examine the societal consequences of technological change and to create meaningful plans of action.
National Academy of Sciences Report
Read the 2017 U.S. NASEM report, authored by Tom Mitchell, E. Fredkin University Professor of Machine Learning and Computer Science, on Information Technology and the Future of Work and his paper on Economic Consequences of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.
NSF Funds Block Center Projects
Tracking the effects of emerging technologies on manufacturing industries. Re-skilling marginalized workers for the digital economy. Helping low-income mothers get to work. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here, and we're making sure no one is left behind. Learn more about our three projects funded by the National Science Foundation.
Equitable Algorithms: Examining Ways to Reduce AI Bias in Financial Services
- Prof. Rayid Ghani
World Artificial Intelligence Conference Keynote Address
- Prof. Tom Mitchell
Harnessing AI to Enhance Team Performance
- Prof. Anita Williams Woolley
How will technology change the nature of work? What types of jobs will no longer be done by humans? Who is at risk of being left behind?
How can artificial intelligence and analytics increase justice and reduce inequality? Can we design algorithms which are transparent and fair? How do we design machines that are worthy of our trust?
How can technology be used to reskill displaced workers? What new work opportunities will technology create? What solutions can we create to alleviate human suffering?
Recent & Upcoming Events
- Mar 11 Dean Ramayya Krishnan speaks at the Atlantic Council's GeoTech Center and Commission launch event
- Mar 10 Executive Director Scott Andes presents on inclusive innovation and growth in America's economy at the Progressive Policy Institute
- Mar 6 - Mar 7 Professor David Danks hosts the "Models of morality, Morality of models" workshop on ethical AI
- Mar 2 Dean Martial Hebert and Professor Rayid Ghani speak on the "AI for Policy Implementation" panel
- Feb 28 AI AND HUMANITY: Book and Oral Archive Launch
In The News
- IEEE Spectrum - How Adversarial Attacks Could Destabilize Military AI Systems
- The Hill - Public trust in data could have helped China contain the coronavirus
- WTAE/Pittsburgh's Action News - Pittsburgh FBI warns of 2020 disinformation on social media
- Wall Street Journal - House Lawmakers Discuss How to Curb Bias in AI
- World Economic Forum - How higher education can adapt to the future of work
- New York Times - Many Facial-Recognition Systems Are Biased, Says U.S. Study