Ultimately, however, this appreciation for the power of humility—openness, transparency, and a reverence for the expertise of others—can’t be mandated from the top down. It must be built up from a cultural level, and thus requires an investment in educational efforts to instill them in the next generation of AI practitioners. Here at Stanford, political science professor Rob Reich co-created a course in the computer science department entitled Computers, Ethics and Public Policy, intended to augment the education of engineers with an awareness of their impact on people and communities, while Harvard computer science professor Barbar Grosz explores similar issues in a course called Embedded Ethics. These are encouraging signs of a shift in the way we educate not just tomorrow’s technologists, but business leaders, social scientists, and politicians. It’s my hope that universities across the world will be inspired to follow suit. … [Read more...] about An artificial intelligence scholar urges technologists to embrace humility
Cassie you got a long way to go
It will take a few months. This is the hardest step for me. After a setback I am always tempted to step back into the work and try to problem solve. However, if the goals are clear and we have the right people in the right seats, then they will figure it out. I’m still working on this one for our new channels. (Check back with me in a few months!) I do have faith that we have the right structure in place to capture market share come January, when healthy eating becomes top of mind and the cold weather makes delivery especially attractive. … [Read more...] about My company has gone through 3 growth cycles in 18 months. Here’s how I navigated them
Why’d he do that? Truth: The impeachment trial is a splitting headache for McConnell, who is 78 years old. Trump is a member of his party, and his party is staunchly divided on the impeachment. Plus, he would be the public face of the damn thing, in the sunset days of his role as Senate majority leader. Thanks to the Democratic victories in Georgia’s Senate runoff races, Democrats will soon control the Senate, and Democrat Chuck Schumer will become the majority leader. At that point, the trial largely becomes Schumer’s problem. … [Read more...] about Smart talking points: What happens next with President Trump’s impeachment?
Excellent social distancing, it turns out, tends to come hand-in-hand with two factors: teleworking and homes with access to outdoor space, both of which are much more prevalent among the upper classes. Overall, social distancing was found to be more “practical, comfortable and feasible” for higher earners, who could easily do things like order groceries or change their work schedule. … [Read more...] about It’s not your imagination: Wealthy people really do practice more social distancing