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2019 Fall Conference

2019 HAI Symposium

COVID-19 and AI: A Virtual Conference

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15
May
2020
HAI Weekly Seminar with Kate Vredenburgh - Against Rationale Explanations
Watch Video Abstract: In this talk, I will argue against one popular socio-technical solution to the problem of opacity: rationale explanations. Such explanations are taken to achieve many important political values enabled by explanations, such as trust, recourse, respect, and accountability, as well as to enable decision-makers to comply with GDPR....
11AM - 12PM
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14
May
2020
HAI Virtual Community - The Impact of Robots on Staffing in Nursing Homes
Watch Video Abstract: Most studies of automation focus on manufacturing or use aggregate data. In one of the first studies of the service sector using establishment-level data, we examine the impact of robot adoption on staffing in nursing homes. This setting is important, because robots are increasingly being adopted in many countries to address the...
4PM - 5PM
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08
May
2020
HAI Weekly Seminar with Ron Chrisley - Against Ethical Robots
Watch Video Presentation Slides Abstract: In this talk I hope to illustrate how AI ethics can avoid the undesirable extremes of two dimensions: First dimension: Complacency vs Inflation On the one hand, I will argue that we should eschew the complacent view that AI presents no novel challenges for ethics, the view that AI is just a technology...
11AM - 12PM
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01
May
2020
HAI Weekly Seminar with Emanuel Moss and Jacob Metcalf - Owning Ethics: Organizational Responsibility and the Institutionalization of Ethics in Silicon Valley
Watch Video Abstract: Over the past few years, a series of crises and scandals have resulted in pushback against some of the biggest tech companies from employees within their ranks and from a broader public. This pushback has highlighted a deep concern with the ethical implications of data-driven technologies that have been implicated in anti-democratic...
11AM - 12PM