1121: Using AI to Better Understand Your Child’s Digital Footprint
In today’s digital age, AI is being used in all sorts of different capacities to help humans better understand the world we live in. So, why aren’t more tech companies deploying AI to help us better understand our children in the age of technology?
The use case for AI in parenting is simple. AI can provide a watchful eye over children online and give parents insights into their activities. Tal Guttman, CEO and Co-Founder of Jiminy, the AI-powered parental awareness app, shares his insights as to how this kind of software works, and what exactly parents & children can gain from its use.
Guttman is the former head of strategic innovation at 8200, where he built a social intelligence network with 10,000 users, and director of core platform at Windward, where he was in charge of turning maritime big data into risk indicators.
We talk about the story behind the company and how they wanted to give their Kids a phone without putting a screen between them and to sleep well at night without wondering what’s hiding in their text messages. I learn how they created a solution that would spot things like loneliness, cyberbullying or toxic phone usage.
However, they also wanted it to tell them what game they’ve been having fun with lately, or who their favorite YouTuber was last week. The team at Jiminy believes that each problem is actually an opportunity, for parents and kids, to talk and learn.
Jiminy is an app that helps parents learn more about their children’s lives, with alerts, fun facts, a weekly report, so you can be aware of the good and the bad. They do this by combining expertise in clinical psychology, education, and advanced machine learning and big data.