Radical AI podcast: featuring Lilly Irani


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08 July 2020

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Lilly Irani

Hosted by Dylan Doyle-Burke and Jessie J Smith, Radical AI is a podcast featuring the voices of the future in the field of artificial intelligence ethics. In this episode Jess and Dylan chat to Lilly Irani about “Labor and Innovation: Exploring the Power of Design and Storytelling”.

Labor and Innovation: Exploring the Power of Design and Storytelling with Lilly Irani

What is the intersection between labor justice movements and the AI technology industry? How can we use design and ethnography to address the relationship between technology, power, and liberation? To answer these questions and more The Radical AI Podcast welcomes Dr Lilly Irani to the show. Dr Lilly Irani is an associate professor of communication and science studies at the University of California, San Diego. She is a cofounder and maintainer of digital labor activism tool Turkopticon, and author of the book Chasing Innovation: Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India. Dr Irani’s research broadly investigates the cultural politics of high-tech work practices with a focus on how actors produce “innovation” cultures. Full show notes for this episode can be found at Radical AI.

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About Radical AI:

Hosted by Dylan Doyle-Burke, a PhD student at the University of Denver, and Jessie J Smith, a PhD student at the University of Colorado Boulder, Radical AI is a podcast featuring the voices of the future in the field of Artificial Intelligence Ethics.

Radical AI lifts up people, ideas, and stories that represent the cutting edge in AI, philosophy, and machine learning. In a world where platforms far too often feature the status quo and the usual suspects, Radical AI is a breath of fresh air whose mission is “To create an engaging, professional, educational and accessible platform centering marginalized or otherwise radical voices in industry and the academy for dialogue, collaboration, and debate to co-create the field of Artificial Intelligence Ethics.”

Through interviews with rising stars and experts in the field we boldly engage with the topics that are transforming our world like bias, discrimination, identity, accessibility, privacy, and issues of morality.

To find more information regarding the project, including podcast episode transcripts and show notes, please visit Radical AI.








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