Radical AI podcast: featuring Mary L Gray

11 September 2020

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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 Mary Gray about “Ghost work and the role of compassion in tech ethics”.

Ghost work and the role of compassion in tech ethics with Mary Gray

In what way does technology make us more or less visible to each other? What is Ghost Work and how might it impact the future of work? How can AI Ethicists relate more intimately with compassion?

To answer these questions and more we welcome Dr Mary L. Gray to the show. Dr Mary L. Gray is a Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and Faculty Associate at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. Along with her research, Mary teaches at Indiana University, maintaining an appointment as an Associate Professor of the Media School, with affiliations in American Studies, Anthropology, and Gender Studies. She is also the co-author, with Siddharth Suri, of Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass. Mary is an anthropologist and media scholar by training, and focuses on how everyday uses of technologies transform people’s lives. 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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